Click for fun Wings, Worms, and Wonder's ideas for helping make the invisible visible in your natural world!

Making the Invisible Visible

Out of sight, out of mind. It’s such a common phrase. It’s so easy to not see the far reaching implications of most of our actions. Take trash for example. We put the can out on the curb and it “disappears” right? Tidy disengaged blinders shield us from the far reaching implications of garbage disposal

Sprout spring seeds in rings with Wings, Worms, and Wonder! Click to get the activity!

Wonder Wednesday 104: Quick Spring Sprouting Rings

Spring is sprouting up all over the place, and that means it’s time to get those seeds started!  Sprout sunflowers to grow in time for Mother’s Day in May or jump on the ball for post-frost garden planting! These quick and easy up-cycled sprouting rings will save you money, time, and tick off both reducing

How can a systems understanding of feedback loops help us navigate social and ecological relationships? Click and discover with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Feedback Loops in Life and Nature

  Feedback?! Don’t cover your ears. I promise this type of feedback loop won’t cause hearing damage. The past 2 months I’ve been compiling my personal research around creative cognition with my professional research/work with Montessori Method and Ecological Literacy. I’m super excited to present this work in the Principles to Practice Summit in summer 2021,

It's Wonder Wednesday 102 Phenology Wheels! Click for this special guest contribution from I Believe In Montessori!

Wonder Wednesday 102: I Believe in Montessori Phenology Wheel

  It’s the first Wonder Wednesday of 2021! We’ve got a whole new year of firsts and new horizons to celebrate – not least of all those that surprise us in nature each day! For almost a year now, I’ve been doing some behind the scenes work with the super talented Montessorian Kathrine Kabral of I

Birds can be an avian antidote to stress and sadness! Click to join Wings, Worms, and Wonder in relaxing with the redwings!

An Avian Antidote

  I want to say congratulations and thank you to all the people working so hard to fight for equity and justice for all. Georgia brought us a huge win for equal rights  last Wednesday morning. To be clear, because art, education, and environmentalism is not, and never was, a passive wall flower, I feel compelled to  share what the Audubon

Celebrate the darkest nights with the grounding of stones and handwork! Click for the Wings, Worms, and Wonder Stone Wrapping Wonder Wednesday 101 Activity!

Wonder Wednesday 101: Winter Solstice Stone Wraps

  Wonder Wednesday one-oh-one, well doesn’t that just have a brilliant alliteration ring to it! Here we are flying to the winter solstice. As per usual, this is our only December post, so it is both inspiration and activity. As we round out this year of unprecedented upheaval, I don’t know about you, but I sure could

It's Wonder Wednesday! Let's draw shadow portraits! Click to get your Wings, Worms, and Wonder activity plan!

Wonder Wednesday 98: Shadow Portraits

It’s Wonder Wednesday and as we breeze into fall, the shadows are falling earlier and becoming longer as the sun travels to its winter resting place in the southern sky. (Up here in the northern hemisphere anyway.)  This is a great time of year to draw shadow portraits!   Shadows on leaves are particularly dreamy

Let's celebrate Plantain herb by making a Wings, Worms and Wonder first-aid summer salve! Click to learn more about this herb and get the easy recipe!

Wonder Wednesday 96: Plantain First Aid Salve

  Happy Wonder Wednesday! Whether you’ve been out in the streets working for justice, up in the mountains attuning with nature, chopping fresh peaches from your local farmer, or staying home creating art and staying healthy – there’s a chance you’ve gotten a cut, scrape, rash, bug bite, burn, sting, or random skin irritation. Well, never fear, faithful plantain

We're making self care Summer Solstice crowns for the celebrations of life and love. Click for this Wings, Worms, and Wonder's Wonder Wednesday 95 activity!

Wonder Wednesday 95: Solstice Flora Crowns

  During these weeks of quarantine and social action, we are growing as individuals and communities. Growing is great, but can also be uncomfortable and stressful – which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It just means that we need to stay balanced with moments of rest and care for ourselves and communities.   “Take a break…you gotta take

Make your own wild violet syrup in this week's Wonder Wednesday 94 activity! Click to get the Wings, Worms, and Wonder recipe!

Wonder Wednesday 94: Violet Syrup

  Wild violets abound in many places this time of year. Some see them as persistent weeds, while others see them as medicine, and still others simply enjoy their cheerful spring purples and greens after gray and brown winter.   This is the “common violet,” Viola sororia. It is native to the mid and eastern