Create your own cyanometer and track blue skies throughout the seasons in your nature journal! Click to make your own with Wings, Worms, and Wonder and discover what blue sky wonders reveal themselves to you over time!

Wonder Wednesday 81: Summer Cyanometers

  Summer is on its way, and blue skies abound! So why not make a nature journaling project inspired by them? In all my years of loving all things cyan, I recently discovered the cyanometer. What in the world is that you ask? Great question! It’s a historic device that measures the blue of the

The Winter Solstice is December 21, how will you celebrate? Click for 7 ideas to creatively connect with nature this solstice!

7 Ways to Celebrate Winter Solstice!

  The Winter Solstice is next week, December 21 in the northern hemisphere, how will you celebrate? Not sure? Haven’t thought a thing about it? Or don’t even know what I’m talking about? Well, here are 7 fun ways to take a break from the holiday hubbub, and creatively connect with nature – and tomorrow,

Click through to check out 3 great ideas for getting creative and connecting with nature in December! https://www.wingswormsandwonder.com/3-creativity-boosts-art-chocolate-and-nature/

3 Creativity Boosts: Art, Chocolate, and Nature

This month is super creative.   I love how in December people really embrace creativity and bringing nature inside – from lights and ribbons to trees, garlands, wreaths, and poinsettias, when we bring nature inside we fill life with inspiration! It’s all about festive holiday gifts and decorations, cooking, and celebrating the changes in nature and solstice. Have you

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

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Wonder Wednesday #28: No Wax Solstice Candles

You won’t believe how easy and fun it is to make your own candles to light the longest night of the year! And they make great gifts for all the other December holidays too!! No Wax Winter Solstice Candles Materials: Vegetable shortening Glass canning jars I use the jelly size. You could use any size you like, even

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Wonder Wednesday # 27: Winter Solstice Nature Cards

The days sure are getting short since the Winter Solstice is only 26 days a way! Have you been enjoying the increased darkness? I like to celebrate and appreciate the short day of Winter Solstice time as much as I do the long day of the Summer Solstice. There is just something so cozy about the

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Bugs in the Beans

Recently, I was just sitting on the floor, shelling a nice late harvest of black eyed peas from the community children’s garden, when I began to notice some powder coming from some of the more dried pods. I didn’t pay much attention at first and just brushed it away. No biggie. Then when it kept

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Fall Fun Today: 5 Easy Activities

It seems like fall is the time when everyone feels like doing fun activities from crafts to fairs to cooking to harvesting. So to celebrate all this enthusiasm, today is your go to list of ideas of fun fall activities some for home, some for school and with a little creativity for both! Enjoy!   Even

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A Total Eclipse of the….

It’s a total eclipse of the sun, heart…no silly, the moon!! It’s full moon time again and fitting for October’s spookiness this month is a full lunar eclipse of a blood moon! Those of you in the western side of the western hemisphere and eastern side of the eastern hemisphere you will have the best views. Californians,

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Fairys and Full Moon Picnics

This coming Monday, (9/8/14)  how would you like to celebrate nature with a picnic under the moon? I know I would!!! Monday is not only the full moon, it is the day of the Asian Moon Festival, also called the Mid-Autumn Festival. Under the bright full moon friends and families gather to share food and