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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

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 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

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

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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

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

Draw a corpse flower for Halloween with Wings, Worms, and Wonder! Click to learn how and discover more about this unique botanical species!

Wonder Wednesday 86: Draw a Corpse Flower

    What better time to celebrate the corpse flower than in a Halloween week Wonder Wednesday? I love how everyone embraces the creepy at Halloween! But what is a corpse flower you ask? Well, it’s the best of Mother Nature’s Halloween flowers! A first treat is it looks beautiful, but on closer inspection the trick

Happiness is something we always want. Increase your nature connections and joy by savoring with Professor Laurie Santos and Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Nature, Happiness, and Savoring: the Work of Laurie Santos

  Happiness. It’s constantly touted to us as something we all want to have all the time – and often as something that if we don’t have it, something is wrong with us. Well, life is a balance of dualities right? And we can’t have one side without the other. Without sadness, anger, frustration, and so