Welcome back Amy Parmelee sharing about her latest farm stay in Vermont! Click to get inspired for your own farm stay!

Visiting With Vermont Sheep with Amy Parmelee

Vermont in the summer, vacations, and sheep too? Does it get much more fun? I don’t know! Today I am happy to welcome back Amy Parmelee to share all about her latest farm stay in Vermont! You may remember last summer’s posy about her farm stay in Virginia, well she’s hooked and explored a new

This Wonder Wednesday, I offer you the easiest gardening around, re-grow gardening! It's great to do at home, school, or in summer camp!

Wonder Wednesday 46: Re-grow Gardening

Happy Wonder Wednesday #46!! It’s been a great month seeing so much creative nature connection happening in the facilitated Draw Deeper Into Nature eCourse while watching the seasons change from spring to summer. Did you celebrate summer solstice last week? & How about all the ideas from the Summer Fun Series? I hope you’ve been enjoying

Check out the WIngs, Worms, and Wonder Draw Deeper Into Nature Interview Series! Click through to get inspired and win a free spot in the course!

Draw Deeper Artist Interviews: Michelle Clever

Welcome to day 4 of the Draw Deeper Into Nature Special Artist Interview Series! This week we are getting to know a little bit more about some of my favorite nature inspired artists working and creatively connecting through art everyday! So I am very happy to introduce to you to Michelle Clever, aka Daughter of the

It's time to make xmas cactus cutting! Click through to learn how from Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Cactus Cutting Confidence

I am a giant fan of the Xmas cactus as a house plant. It has unique leaf shapes, it’s flowers are spectacular, it boosts green thumb confidence, and it likes to be ignored. Plus, they grow big, don’t have spikes, and cutting a is easy to propagate! I have an 11 year old red one, gifted to me

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

lean how to make teas and tonic that will make your plants green with joy! click through for the recipes!

Wonder Wednesday 40: Garden Teas and Tonics

Wonder Wednesday is over the hill!! Can you believe this is month number 40? Happy Over the Hill Birthday Wonder Wednesday! As we age, we need more teas, tonics, and home remedies to ease our aches and pains, so to celebrate Wonder Wednesday heading officially into middle age, I offer you Tea and Tonic recipes, but not

Finding a balance between technology and nature experience. CLick through to see how one mom achieves tech and nature harmony.

Technology and Nature with Amy Parmelee!

From STEM and STEAM, to iPads in preschools, to a phone in just about everyone’s hand at all times, finding a happy balance between life and technology can seem daunting at best. Then, throw in integrating nature into everyday life while pulling kids away from the XBox, and the task can seem nearly impossible. But that is just

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

Get all your inspiration, ideas, resources, and lesson plans for creatively connecting humans and nature through the arts, gardening, and outdoor experience! Click through for so many free nature connection resources!

Seed Swap: Look Up

If you ever start to feel overwhelmed, try going outside, looking up, and breathing deeply. The other day, I was feeling bummed about being in the land of strip malls that just a few years ago was all woods. And while sitting in my car in the fairly depressing parking lot of a big box hardware

Draw Yourself Back to nature slide show

Want to Do, Have to Do

I know how the things we want to do, often take a backseat to the things we have to do. So this is just a reminder that the Draw Yourself Back to Nature eCourse started Monday, and registration stays open through this Saturday at midnight. THis week has been so fun & I am super excited! Even more than usual, and I