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

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

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

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

Grow a tiny quarantine garden this Wonder Wednesday 92 with pretty cup sleeves in 4 easy Wings, Worms, and Wonder steps!

Wonder Wednesday 92: 4 Step Flower Pot

  It’s a double activity month! Since so many of us are staying home, I thought hey, I’ll share some of the things I’ve been doing to stay creatively engaged with nature with 2 activities this month- and flowers are a big part of that! Plus, it’s kids gardening month, so this activity fits great with that

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

Discover a world outside the bounds of time and space while connecting to place with Wings, Worms, and Wonder, through the photographs of Erik Johansson!

Magic, Imagination, & Place: The Work of Erik Johansson

  “For me, creating an image is like creating a place. A place that feels familiar, but with a twist that causes the viewer to stop short.” ~ Erik Johansson Place connection is something I feature fairly often as it applies to nature journaling and connection. It’s something we as humans long for, but can seem