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,

Draw icicles in 3 easy Wonder Wednesday steps with wings, worms, and wonder! Click to check out the tutorial and learn more about Black climate scientists!

Wonder Wednesday 103: Climate and Icicles

  Across North America ice, snow, and freezing temperatures abound. Let’s  round out Black History Month by looking at some of the top Black Climate Scientists out there making big waves – and by learning to draw some icicles! And since we can finally officially celebrate the re-admittance of the US back into the Paris

It's the 100th Wonder Wednesday activity! Click to Join Wings, Worms, and Wonder in making & scattering benevolence boxes to spread like seeds of kindness!

Wonder Wednesday 100! Benevolence Boxes

  Wow! It’s officially the 100th month of Wonder Wednesday activities! Through the wide variety of y’all’s benevolent support, Wings, Worms, and Wonder grew and continues to bloom. And for that I am ever grateful.     To celebrate the amazing benevolence of each of you who make up the world of Wings, Worms, and Wonder, this

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

Join Wings, Worms, and Wonder on a studio visit! Artist's studios are like peeks into their minds. I am very happy to introduce you to octogenarian painter Gary Mahan. Click to join me in his studio!

Studio Visit With Gary Mahan!

  This week, let’s take a studio visit! Artist’s studios are like peeks into their minds. You not only get to see art work in many stages, perhaps even more interesting you get to see all the fun little things that inspire their art and which tell the stories of their lives.     The

Need some help getting into a good creative flow? Click here for 5 tips form Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

5 Steps to Creative Flow

  I admit, ever since this virus struck getting into really focused creative flow- or anything requiring sustained focused for that matter – has been difficult. This is disturbing to me personally, because I am normally a very focused and productive person.     My lapse in productivity and focus has also given me a chance

Let's make more art ourselves and make art education accessible to all! Click to join Wings, Worms, and Wonder in World Watercolor Month!

World Watercolor Month

  It’s July and that means it’s World Watercolor Month! We’ve made it through the first half of the most intense 6 months of my years alive so far – and that’s saying a lot because adolescence wasn’t anywhere close to a smooth ride for me. Most of us have learned a few things, are making

Kick off International Nature Journaling Week with a nature journal prompt snapper! Click for the Wings, Worms, and Wonder project and template!

Wonder Wednesday 95: Nature Journal Prompt Snapper

  June 1-7 is International Nature Journaling Week. To be ready, this Wonder Wednesday 95 we’re making a super fun retro- inspired prompt snapper game project! But before we get to our project, what is International Nature Journaling Week and how can you get  involved?       Regardless of age or experience with art, nature, and

Wonder in the Weird: Free activities to creatively nature connect while slowing down

Wonder in the Weird: Nature Journaling Week, Free Online Classes & More!

  To help spark our senses of wonder in all this weirdness, I’ve made more online classes free for the next month – on top of all the ones that are already free! I figured there’s no better way to relax than by creatively connecting with nature – for both big and little hands! So why not get creative

Let's nature journal in early childhood! Click for a post chock full of activities to get children under 6 creatively connecting with nature the Wings, Worms, and Wonder way!

Wonder Wednesday 90: Early Childhood Nature Journling

  It’s Montessori Education Week! So to celebrate, this Wonder Wednesday activity is adapted from my book Wonder & Wander: An Early Childhood Nature Connection Guide. And of course what more favorite topic to focus on than nature journaling!     I first began nature journaling with children in my own Montessori classroom, so I