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

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

Listen for nature's whispers, seeks nature's signs, and learn to read the book of nature with this Wings, Worms, and Wonder Wonder Wednesday Nature's Signs Scavenger Hunt Activity! Click to join the fun and get your printable!

Wonder Wednesday 67: Nature’s Signs Scavenger Hunt with PDF!

  It’s officially spring now in the northern hemisphere, and officially autumn in the southern. This means lots of changes are afoot in nature. So what better time to get out and listen for nature’s whispers, seeks nature’s signs, and learn to read the book of nature. It offers so much information about our local world!

Learn to draw and color northern cardinals step by step! Connect with nature through creativity every day with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Wonder Wednesday 65: Draw Cute Winter Cardinals step by step

  I think cardinals are totally adorable. Their pointy head feathers look like funny hats and I love how they mate for life. Did you know they even keep tabs on their partner during the day with little call and response "chip, chip" noises all around the yard. The Northern Cardinal has a huge year round North

Play with perspective in this month's Wings, Worms, and Wonder 4 year bday Wonder Wednesday Activity! Click through for your free instructions!

Wonder Wednesday #48: Silhouettes, Surveys, & Surprises!

Happy Wonder Wednesday #48!! Today’s Wonder Wednesday post marks 4 full years of Wonder Wednesday activities! Which I hope have inspired you and those you care about to connect with nature in all kinds of fun, practical, and inspiring ways!! 4 years is a true investment of time and I want to thank each of you

Welcome back Amy Parmelee sharing about her latest farm stay in Vermont! Click to get inspired for your own farm stay!

Visiting With Vermont Sheep with Amy Parmelee

Vermont in the summer, vacations, and sheep too? Does it get much more fun? I don’t know! Today I am happy to welcome back Amy Parmelee to share all about her latest farm stay in Vermont! You may remember last summer’s posy about her farm stay in Virginia, well she’s hooked and explored a new

Get some great ideas for connecting with nature in winter. Click through to discover fun ways to learn about wild nature!

Learn Green with the Greenwings

This post may seem strange to those of you who know I’m vegan, but believe it or not, I grew up in a family of hunters! I even got a hunting license for my 12th birthday. And though I’ve never actually shot anything because 1. I am a bad shot, and 2. I don’t want to, I

Strong roots in nature build resiliency helping us navigate life with peace and strength. Click through to learn more with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Welcome to the Family Lucille!!

Happy 2016 everyone!! Welcome back! I have missed you over the past month and am happy to be back offering you inspiration and resources for building and strengthening your creative connections with nature! December was a month filled with unexpected events for me, as you may have noticed I kinda disappeared and even cancelled all

Finding a balance between technology and nature experience. CLick through to see how one mom achieves tech and nature harmony.

Technology and Nature with Amy Parmelee!

From STEM and STEAM, to iPads in preschools, to a phone in just about everyone’s hand at all times, finding a happy balance between life and technology can seem daunting at best. Then, throw in integrating nature into everyday life while pulling kids away from the XBox, and the task can seem nearly impossible. But that is just

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Vacay at a Farm Stay with Amy Parmelee!!

In the spirit of summer vacation, I am excited to introduce a 2 week guest post mini series by gardener, mother, and university educator Amy Parmelee! Some of you may know her from the Draw Yourself Back to Nature eCourse, or maybe you recognize her name from various photo credits here on the blog as