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Wonder Wednesday 70: Kitchen Propagation!

It’s Wonder Wednesday 70 and this month we’re growing plants in the kitchen from our dinner leftovers! It’s kitchen propagation! This activity is modified a taste of the  “RE-Grow Gardening” activity from my new book ….. Wonder and Wander   Which released today! Hooray! It’s been 3 years coming, so the fact that today is actually here is hugely

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

To celebrate the upcoming release of Wonder and Wander, this Wonder Wednesday's activity is a sneak peak version of one of the activities in the book!

Wonder Wednesday 69: Wondering & Wandering

  Happy Wonder Wednesday! If you follow me on Instagram (@wingswormsandwonder) you’ve seen at least one of the many new illustrations I’ve posted each day from my upcoming book Wonder and Wander: An Early Childhood Nature Connection Activity Guide!     I’m super excited about the fact that Wonder and Wander is nearly a reality! It’s been

Photo walks are fun ways to encourage friends and family who prefer an ipad to a lily pad to start creatively connecting with nature! Click to learn how!

Wonder Wednesday 68: Let’s Take a Photo Walk!

  This month we’re taking a photo walk! Happy Wonder Wednesday 68! Photo walks are really fun ways to get outside, hone our “seeing” skills, and encourage friends and family who prefer an ipad to a lily pad to start creatively connecting with nature! They seamlessly blend place connection & nature with the tech we all

Listen for nature's whispers, seeks nature's signs, and learn to read the book of nature with this Wings, Worms, and Wonder Wonder Wednesday Nature's Signs Scavenger Hunt Activity! Click to join the fun and get your printable!

Wonder Wednesday 67: Nature’s Signs Scavenger Hunt with PDF!

  It’s officially spring now in the northern hemisphere, and officially autumn in the southern. This means lots of changes are afoot in nature. So what better time to get out and listen for nature’s whispers, seeks nature’s signs, and learn to read the book of nature. It offers so much information about our local world!

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Montessori Foundation Webcast: Bringing Nature from Home to School

  Today 2/13, at 1pm est, I’m live on the Montessori Foundation Tuesday Webcast talking Bringing Nature from Home to School in the Elementary Years!   This talk is the 4th I’ve done in their program “Montessori Family Life: A Series of Weekly Talks For Parents Tuesdays at 1 PM” It’s a short 30 chat

Get adventurous with adventure playgrounds! I visited one in NYC and have all the logistics set for you to plan your visit! Click to learn more!

Adventure Playgrounds: play:groundNYC

  A couple weeks ago I was visiting my good friend in NYC. Her kids are nearly aging out of average playgrounds, but I had heard about a special spot on Governors Island.   Riding the Ferry adds to the adventure!   It’s an adventure playground – not your average swings and slides by any

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.

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