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Click for Wonder Wednesday ideas for getting cozy and making your own Spiced Solstice drink - right from the tropics to warm you up!

Wonder Wednesday 76: Solstice, Snails, and Spice

  Well, here we are again! The Winter Solstice is upon us, encouraging us to cozy up – whether we have snow falling or sunshine! In this last Wonder Wednesday of the year, I offer you a few ideas for getting cozy, celebrating, and making your own Spiced Solstice drink – right from the tropics to warm

Use your sense of wonder to seek, find, and draw intangible nature findings in this Wonder Wednesday 75 activity and printable by Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Wonder Wednesday 75: Wonder Seek and Find

  Happy Wonder Wednesday 75! We’re in the home stretch of 2018, and as the days of the year and the length of daylight dwindle here in the northern hemisphere, it can be tough to squeeze nature time into the daylight hours. So to help you fit some creative nature time into the day, I created

This Gift Guide will help you discover which Wings, Worms, and Wonder nature inspired gifts suit the people on your list - for whatever winter holidays you like to celebrate!

Holiday Gift Guide!

  This Gift Guide will help you discover which Wings, Worms, and Wonder nature inspired gifts suit the people on your list – for whatever winter holidays you like to celebrate! All you have to do is click each item’s clickable link. It’s shopping made easy so you can get back outside! Be sure to check out all the categories because many

Take your creative nature connections deeper than just a quick fix! Click for Wings, Worms, and Wonder inspiration, ideas, and a sneak peek at the new Nature Journal Prompts Card Deck Edition 2!

Nature Journal Prompt Cards for Children, Edition 2

  The new Nature Journal Prompt Cards for Children, Edition 2, are here!!!! These cards are seriously so cool I can hardly even believe it. The whole package (deck, box, pamphlet, print and paper quality, color saturation – everything) exceeded my own expectations, and I set high bars for myself!   Each Deck Includes: 36 Prompt

Take your creative nature connections deeper than just a quick fix! Click for Wings, Worms, and Wonder inspiration, ideas, and a sneak peek at the new Nature Journal Prompts Card Deck Edition 2!

Just Add Water? No Thanks.

  Today, a respected colleague said how as teachers, it’s important to get students thinking about what they are doing rather than offering a “Just Add Water” experience. She said she appreciated how my approach to teaching was not “Just Add Water.”   What a timely compliment in a world of quick fixes, sound bytes, and

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Art Bundle For Good!!

  This year I am honored to participate in the Art Bundle for Good!   November 8-12, 2018 Only – Get the Art Bundle for Good 3!   Including $4000 of art related courses, workbooks and other great resources – including 2 of my online classes! & The best part is that 25% of the profits are

Play with seasonal leaves and paint resist techniques in this Wonder Wednesday 74 Leafy Resist nature art activity!

Wonder Wednesday 74: Leafy Resist

  Happy Wonder Wednesday 74! Do you find that the transition seasons (fall and spring) are chock full with outdoor events and entertainment? I sure do, only I’m usually hosting them rather than participating! I’ve met up with so many old and new friends over the past month at various events – and I’m continuously

Celebrate fall the Wings, Worms, and Wonder way! Click for 10 fun ideas on how to enjoy fall nature with art, food, and friends!

Fall Round-Up! 10 fun ideas to get you celebrating the season!

  All things fall are upon us here in the northern hemisphere and that means everything from festivals to (hopefully) fires! To help give you some ideas for celebrating fall nature, I’ve rounded up 10 of my favorite fall posts I’ve written over the years for you – all here in one spot. From art projects to party planning ideas

Wonder Wednesday 73, handmade card and envelope printable! Make a card, and send it to someone by September 30, to let a bud know you are thinking of them.

Wonder Wednesday 73: Nature Card Printables

  Happy first Wonder Wednesday of fall 2018! Last Saturday was the autumnal equinox. Did you do anything fun? Have you noticed and seasonal shifts? On top of it actually being fall, I learned from friend, fellow nature lover, artist, and Wings, Worms and Wonder collaborator Yuko Miki, of Honeyberry Studios, that this week is “Thinking

When Art, Science, and Women Collide we get amazing work! Click to check out the work of Orra White Hitchcock and get inspired for your nature journaling!

When Art, Science, and Women Collide: Orra White Hitchcock

  Y’all know I love a good female nature inspired artist who makes her art her way regardless of the social norms of what women were/are “allowed” to do. I’ve written lots about Beatrix Potter and Anna Botsford Comstock over the years. And on the blog we’ve looked at many more female identified nature artists from

We've painted with petals and printed with leaves, now it's time to petal print! Click to get your free Wonder Wednesday 72 petal printing activity!

Wonder Wednesday 72: Petal Printing

  We’ve painted with a flower petal and printed with leaves, so now it’s time to print with petals! As we learned in the Wonder Wednesday 36 activity Chlorophyll Collage Prints, leaves get their green color from chlorophyll, but where do flowers get their color? Well, it varies. In plants, just like in animals, genetics decide what

3 journal making tutorials from my World of Wonder conference presentation! Click to learn how to make 3 easy and fun journal styles the Wings, Worms, and Wonder way!

World of Wonder

  The World of Wonder Conference in Chicago last week was simply fantastic! I got so much inspiration and so many ideas I can’t wait to share them here. It was also so wonder-ful to meet so many awesome people working everyday to keep humans and nature connected in so many unique, mindful, fun ways.

It's Wonder Wednesday 71! Click to learn how to step by step draw a damsel fly the Wings, Worms, and Wonder way!

Wonder Wednesday 71: Draw a Damsel Fly

  I had such fun teaching an insect anatomy nature journal class last week, that I thought what a great Wonder Wednesday project! Not to mention why not celebrate all the awesome summer insects flying around these days? Cicadas, dragonflies, butterflies, beetles, even mosquitoes – insects are cool! The neat part of anatomy – in most

Let wonder make the ordinary extraordinary! Click to get everyday ideas and practical tips from Wings, Worms, and Wonder today!

Let Ordinary Be Extraordinary: A Confessional

  In the current flashy fast modern life, I dare to say ordinary is exactly what we need. A constant media barrage of horrific events and tumultuous political climates – all on top of regular life challenges, it is tough to keep that glass half full outlook. To find respite, look to the little things, the simple pleasures. Spend time

Get your copy of the new Wings, Worms, and Wonder book - Wonder and Wander: An Early Childhood Nature Connection Guide!

Wonder Wednesday 70: Kitchen Propagation!

It’s Wonder Wednesday 70 and this month we’re growing plants in the kitchen from our dinner leftovers! It’s kitchen propagation! This activity is modified a taste of the  “RE-Grow Gardening” activity from my new book ….. Wonder and Wander   Which released today! Hooray! It’s been 3 years coming, so the fact that today is actually here is hugely

Join Watercolor Artist & Nature Journaling Teacher, Kelly Johnson and Printmaker & Book Binding Teacher, Kiala Givehand for two days of creative immersion at Flow Studio in Neptune Beach, Florida! Click to learn more and register!

Books and Brushes Summer Art Retreat!

Books & Brushes: An Art Journaling and Watercolor Beach Retreat I’m super excited to invite you to a very special event this August! It’s a creative retreat I’m co-hosting at the beach! Join me and Kiala Givehand for a two day creative immersion retreat at Flow Studio in Neptune Beach, Florida! The two-day, hands-on retreat starts on day one with blank pages that become handmade

Wonder and Wander the book is almost here! Get the details on the Wonder Wednesday live and giveaway as well as summer art classes at Flow Studio!

Wander through June in Wonder!

  School is out (or nearly out), summer is officially around the corner and I imagine everyone is ready for the nostalgia that summer brings –watermelon, ocean breezes, and bare feet. Summer is amazing. It affords us the time to explore ideas and projects that we put off during the school year. It also offers

To celebrate the upcoming release of Wonder and Wander, this Wonder Wednesday's activity is a sneak peak version of one of the activities in the book!

Wonder Wednesday 69: Wondering & Wandering

  Happy Wonder Wednesday! If you follow me on Instagram (@wingswormsandwonder) you’ve seen at least one of the many new illustrations I’ve posted each day from my upcoming book Wonder and Wander: An Early Childhood Nature Connection Activity Guide!     I’m super excited about the fact that Wonder and Wander is nearly a reality! It’s been

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  A little more info on what all this is about,  & why you should reconfirm your Wonder Wedensday email subscription: I’m sure you’ve seen countless emails about the GDPR — General Data Protection Regulation — that went into effect 5/25/18. It’s basically a regulation that says businesses must be more transparent than ever before about what they are

Raise a caterpillar and hatch a butterfly! Click to learn more about the caterpillar stage of the lifecycle with Wings, Worms and Wonder!

Eat, Poop, Repeat: The Life of a Caterpillar

  If you follow me on Instagram, You may be following along with the growth of my backyard Eastern Black Swallowtail caterpillars. I love to observe the life of the caterpillar and its metamorphosis into butterfly. It’s full of slow paced action (eating and pooping), mystery (when will they go into chrysalis), suspense (when will