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Let Ordinary Be Extraordinary: A Confessional

  In the current flashy fast modern life, I dare to say ordinary is exactly what we need. A constant media barrage of horrific events and tumultuous political climates – all on top of regular life challenges, it is tough to keep that glass half full outlook. To find respite, look to the little things, the simple pleasures. Spend time

Join Watercolor Artist & Nature Journaling Teacher, Kelly Johnson and Printmaker & Book Binding Teacher, Kiala Givehand for two days of creative immersion at Flow Studio in Neptune Beach, Florida! Click to learn more and register!

Books and Brushes Summer Art Retreat!

Books & Brushes: An Art Journaling and Watercolor Beach Retreat I’m super excited to invite you to a very special event this August! It’s a creative retreat I’m co-hosting at the beach! Join me and Kiala Givehand for a two day creative immersion retreat at Flow Studio in Neptune Beach, Florida! The two-day, hands-on retreat starts on day one with blank pages that become handmade

Wonder and Wander the book is almost here! Get the details on the Wonder Wednesday live and giveaway as well as summer art classes at Flow Studio!

Wander through June in Wonder!

  School is out (or nearly out), summer is officially around the corner and I imagine everyone is ready for the nostalgia that summer brings –watermelon, ocean breezes, and bare feet. Summer is amazing. It affords us the time to explore ideas and projects that we put off during the school year. It also offers

o honor this Wonder Wednesday 60 post milestone, here's a "remember the good times" compilation of some of my favorite activities for you. Click to enjoy this compilation of Wonder Wednesday inspiration and fun!

Wonder Wednesday 60: Remember the Good Times!

  Happy 5 year anniversary of Wonder Wednesday! I can hardly believe this is the 60th activity! We’ve had some great creative nature connection fun over the past 5 years!   To honor this milestone, I thought I’d do a “remember the good times” compilation of some of my favorite activities for you. — Just

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.

Create themes for you garden! This week Wings, Worms, and Wonder's joined by Helen Bradford with ideas for mid century art garden inspiration.

Mid-Century Inspired Garden with Helen Bradford

  The August guest post series continues with more fun ideas for creating themes for you garden! This week we’re joined by Helen Bradford from Sydney, Australia, with some great ideas for looking to the past for garden inspiration. I love mid-century style so this is right up my alley! Looking back also blends perfectly with your

Get some great tips for improving your nature photo taking skills! Click for Wings, Worms, and Wonder creative nature connection fun!

Nature Photo Tips with Amy Parmelee!

  Amy is back again this summer! She’s traveling and taking great photos along the way. Today she has some tips for how you can do the same while out on your summer adventures! She takes beautiful photos of my children’s garden workshops, so I am excited for her to offer some of here insight here

Grow and Eat a rainbow this summer! Click for veggie color fun and lots of ideas for creative nature connecting with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Eat & Grow a Rainbow with Richard Fletcher

  If I’ve said it once to my students, I’ve said it a hundred times – growing and eating a rainbow is fun! Back when I was a teacher, I even developed a complete elementary nutrition curriculum based on eating a rainbow! This week I’m pleased to present the second guest post in our summer guest post series

Join me live again this month for more creative nature connection inspiration! Click to join us in painting patterns from patterns!

Wonder Wednesday 59 LIVE! Patterns from Patterns

Happy Wonder Wednesday 59! June’s live Wonder Wednesday was so fun, I thought why not go live again for July?! It’s summer after all! Let’s make some patterns! If you weren’t able to make it, never fear! You can watch the replay below! I use watercolor paint, but you can use whatever supplies you like. Wonder