Sprout spring seeds in rings with Wings, Worms, and Wonder! Click to get the activity!

Wonder Wednesday 104: Quick Spring Sprouting Rings

Spring is sprouting up all over the place, and that means it’s time to get those seeds started!  Sprout sunflowers to grow in time for Mother’s Day in May or jump on the ball for post-frost garden planting! These quick and easy up-cycled sprouting rings will save you money, time, and tick off both reducing

How can a systems understanding of feedback loops help us navigate social and ecological relationships? Click and discover with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Feedback Loops in Life and Nature

  Feedback?! Don’t cover your ears. I promise this type of feedback loop won’t cause hearing damage. The past 2 months I’ve been compiling my personal research around creative cognition with my professional research/work with Montessori Method and Ecological Literacy. I’m super excited to present this work in the Principles to Practice Summit in summer 2021,

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

Wonder Wednesday 99: A Nature Inspired Yoga Class

  This month we’ve been exploring the duality of focus and distraction and the roles they play in our creative lives. Having a stocked tool belt  to draw from when we need sensory integration support, physical and psychological peace amidst turmoil, or to just get something done is key. It helps us more consistently feel calm,

Explore the world of Wings, Worms, and Wonder! Click for books, supplies, lessons, and resources for all your outdoor teaching needs!

Wonder Wednesday 97: Top 3 Outdoor Teaching Tips

  The end  of the 2019/20 and the beginning of the 2020/21 school years have been unique to say the least! As teachers, schools, students, and parents adapt to new ways of learning and educating to keep our communities safe and healthy, there’s one wheel we don’t have to reinvent – outdoor learning! And I

Ally is a Verb: An offering by Wings, Worms, and Wonder for white people to begin to be better allies in nature and beyond!

Ally is a Verb: An offering

  This week’s post is different. This spring and this past week have been different. The past week’s events have made us cry, fight, hug, break apart, and come together in ways unseen in my lifetime. For this I am on some accounts thankful, and on others a whole other range of emotions I know

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

For Wonder Wednesday 91 activity, I figured people could use a bit of stress relief. Click for a guided deep relaxation a la Wings, Worms, and Wonder style!

Wonder Wednesday 91: Guided Deep Relaxation

  Well, what a week. & That’s all I’ll say about that! So this month, for our Wonder Wednesday 91 activity, I figured people could use a bit of serious stress relief. So I’ve recorded a guided deep relaxation for y’all. Sure it’s something to do, among all the great zillions of things coming at

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

See the sublime beauty of severe weather the Wings, Worms, and Wonder way! Click to get your Wonder Wednesday activity recipe for tasty nature danger fun!

Wonder Wednesday 84: Sublime Snacking – A fun recipe for when nature gets scary

What did you think about Schopenhauer’s Sublime? Did it get you considering the nature encounters you’ve had that may have been frightening at the time? Did those encounters exude beauty despite the danger? Do fear inducing nature encounters seem more beautiful when observed through secondary experience – like on a film – or is it the primary experience that