Ekphrasis the word and idea, offers a well of ideas for how we can creatively interpret our encounters with nature's whispers and wonder into our nature art journals. Click to get ideas from Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Ekphrastic? What the ek is that?

  I learned a new word this week – ekphrastic. It means: “Ekphrasis, or ecphrasis, comes from the Greek for the description of a work of art produced as a rhetorical exercise, often used in the adjectival form ekphrastic. It is a vivid, often dramatic, verbal description of a visual work of art, either real or

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!

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

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

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

Photo walks are fun ways to encourage friends and family who prefer an ipad to a lily pad to start creatively connecting with nature! Click to learn how!

Wonder Wednesday 68: Let’s Take a Photo Walk!

  This month we’re taking a photo walk! Happy Wonder Wednesday 68! Photo walks are really fun ways to get outside, hone our “seeing” skills, and encourage friends and family who prefer an ipad to a lily pad to start creatively connecting with nature! They seamlessly blend place connection & nature with the tech we all

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!

When reality seems less than, use art (and nature) to stay in touch with truth, when all swirling around us seems like anything but. Click for inspiration.

Art vs. Reality

  It’s a bizarre, fragile, and disturbing political time engulfing us here in the states. I don’t know about y’all, but I roller coaster through the gamut of emotions on a daily basis. One minute I’m like it will be okay. It surely will…right? And the next I’m in a quick sell everything and get out while