Learn more about color and color theory in the Exploring Color With Wing 3 part blog series! Click to start applying more color theory to your art making and nature experiences!

Seed Swap: Color’s Power

Over the past few weeks our adventure in color exploration has been really fun, don’t you think? From looking at the ways color influences our lives and our art in part 1 Color as an Influencer, to looking at a few Masters of Color in part 2, to playing with Seasonal Palettes in our art

Tiny little acts that can make big differences in our lives. Check out this seed swap for idea for spreading little acts of love!

A Little Love Goes a Long Way

  I saw this quote recently and I thought what a perfect reminder. As we come off a month of devastating natural disasters, years of unsettling politics, and look to an unpredictable future, a little love is never too little.   A kind word to a stranger here, a small bit of help there, a

Find more Montessori Inspired nature connection tips and activities at Wings, Worms, and Wonder. Click to join the fun and start creatively connecting with nature today!

Education for Peace

  Maria Montessori lived in Italy and Europe through 2 world wars, including a Fascist regime. She knew a thing or 20 about tough times – politically, culturally, and environmentally speaking. Those challenging life experiences drove her to keep working, teaching, and striving for peace through education until her death in 1952, at age 82.

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Seed Swap: Salubrious Birdsongs

  This great quote on birdsongs is from the book by Florence Williams, The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative.   This book is really one of the best I’ve read in quite a while – especially on the human need for nature topic. I can’t recommend it enough to

It's a "Best of Wings, Worms, and Wonder Spring"! Find 7 fun ideas to get spring connecting: from you sketchbook to your garden to you life in general!

Best of Spring! 7 Ideas, Tips, & a Download!

  I’ve noticed a lot of “best of” types of things around lately, so I thought why not do a “Best of Wings, Worms, and Wonder Spring”? Sometimes we are so busy focusing on getting and making the newest, latest, and greatest that we forget all the great things in out toolbox that we may not

How does time in nature and making art help you know yourself better? Click to explore and get resources for your search on Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

A Search for Connection

  Do you think that we, as humans, are works in progress our whole lives? I do. I think there is always something new to learn and ways to improve ourselves. In our search for connections of all sorts in our lives, creative practices and the natural world are helpful guides.   However you choose to creatively

What actions could we take to increase biodiversity in small everyday actionable ways that aren't overwhelming or require lots of bureaucracy?

Seed Swap: Biodiversity

  With our environment under current and constant threat, biodiversity should be at the front of our minds. How are we living for clean and safe air, water, soil, and energy in little ways in our daily lives? What actions could we take to increase biodiversity in a human scale kind of way? By that I mean

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Environments of Beauty

Beauty in our lives is incredibly important. I believe this to be true both as an artist, and as a Montessorian. When we’re surrounded by environments of beauty we feel happy, confident, and empowered. We feel in control and like we make (or can make) a positive difference. The idea of the empowerment that beauty brings to

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Live Hour, Journals, Giveaways, & Holiday Nature!

This Thursday (11/10/16) I’m excited to announce I will be hosting a free live hour! It’s been a while since we’ve joined together live to share our journals, so I though why not come together in creative community on a week that is a bit chaotic. (If you know what I mean as I write

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7 Day Creative Connection Challenge

The 7 Day Creative Connection Challenge started Monday! Will you join the fun with me? Take it as seriously or as relaxed as you want or your schedule allows.  No pressure & it’s not too late! Draw, paint, sculpt, sprout, collage, compile – express the prompts however you like! Get some little ones involved and learn