Beauty is in replanting and rebuilding together. Click to learn more about building community around sublime frightening nature and the climate crisis, and directly support the Bahamas relief effort with Wings, Worms, and Wonder..

Beyond Hurricane Dorian: Sublime Connections

  “We are experiencing sublime conditions of horror, you know?” ~Erica Moiah James, an assistant professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Miami, founding director and chief curator of the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas. (citation) In light of the past week, this quote, and last month’s blog series

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

This Wonder Wednesday 64 activity completes the Winter Solstice Adventure series! Click to head out into the trees to brew your own evergreen solstice tea!

Wonder Wednesday 64: Evergreen Solstice Tea!

  Did you check out yesterday’s post for 7 ways to celebrate the Winter Solstice? Well, today’s Wonder Wednesday 64 activity completes the Solstice Adventure series!  This month we head out into the trees to make evergreen tea! I love all kinds of tea as much as I love chocolate, so I am especially excited

Learn how the Lowline is balancing nature and technology in NYC! Click to discover more with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Underground Gardening at the Lowline

Travel always brings variables, some more exciting than others. So last week when our connecting flight in Newark home from Norway got delayed, then cancelled, then switched, then delayed again with many signs pointing to being cancelled again, we bailed on it all together and decided to instead keep the fun going and visit friends

Frei Otto is an excellent example of ecological literacy in action. Click through to learn how he creates structural harmony with both people and planet through play!

Buildings and Bird Skulls: Frei Otto

What does modern architecture have to do with a bird’s skull you ask? Well let me introduce you to Frei Otto! Otto circa 1970s (Photo Credit) Otto was German architect and engineer of seemingly gravity defying minimal lightweight, but incredibly strong, structures who took not only his inspiration, but his actual building techniques from structures he

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Cheer for Chickweed!

It’s winter here in Florida, and that means an abundance of chickweed in the gardens! But never fear, this is a weed you want to cultivate! Chickweed (Stellaria media) grows widely in temperate zones and even into arctic areas! It’s native to Europe but has thrived in North America and Asia. You’ll find this wild

For much of the world winter is the time to enjoy relaxing and reflecting on garden successes and challenges, but in the warm climates, winter is when vegetable gardening really ramps up! Click through to learn more about enjoying winter gardening

Seeds Swap: In Winter, Enjoy

So true!!!  For much of the world winter is the time to enjoy relaxing and reflecting on garden successes and challenges, but in the warm climates, winter is when vegetable gardening really ramps up! Southern gardeners enjoy the cooler, drier less humid temperatures and the ability to grow hearty healthy veggies, while Northern gardeners enjoy eating their fall

Click through to check out 3 great ideas for getting creative and connecting with nature in December! https://www.wingswormsandwonder.com/3-creativity-boosts-art-chocolate-and-nature/

3 Creativity Boosts: Art, Chocolate, and Nature

This month is super creative.   I love how in December people really embrace creativity and bringing nature inside – from lights and ribbons to trees, garlands, wreaths, and poinsettias, when we bring nature inside we fill life with inspiration! It’s all about festive holiday gifts and decorations, cooking, and celebrating the changes in nature and solstice. Have you

Learn more about connecting children to place through the arts and gardening with Wings, Worms, and Wonder! Click through for lots of activities and ideas!

Wonder Wednesday 38: Place Based Mapmaking

Happy Wonder Wednesday #38!!! October is a busy month with so many festivals and outdoor fun to be had, but I hope you’ve had a few minutes to sit quietly and enjoy the changes happening seasonally within and without as we prepare for the darker and colder months of out earthly cycle. This month, in

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Nature Journaling in the Age of Montessori

You may have seen on social media over the past 2 weeks that I was a guest blogger on the Age of Montessori’s website. This is a really awesome resource for all thing Montessori and I am so honored to be a guest poster on the site! Just in case you missed it on social