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

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

Fluorescent florescence? What is that? In this Wings, Worms, and Wonder blog post we break it down and discover how to paint spring flowers that pop using fluorescent underpainting.

Fluorescent Florescence: Painting Flowers that POP!

  Fluorescent florescence is a mouthful, but it can also be really fun to use in your art! Let’s break it down and discover how you can paint spring flowers that really pop! A florescence is a flower or the process of flowering.   Fluorescent is, in the world of color, a vivid color having or

Spring is just around the corner and that means that chickweed is about to burst! Join Wings, Worms, and Wonder and make a Wonder Wednesday chickweed salve!

Wonder Wednesday 54: Chickweed Salve & Label!

  Early spring is just around the corner and that means that chickweed is about to burst in most temperate areas – if it hasn’t already! Down here it’s been going strong all winter! You may remember me touting the wonders of this plant in the Cheer for Chickweed post from a while back. This wild

What actions could we take to increase biodiversity in small everyday actionable ways that aren't overwhelming or require lots of bureaucracy?

Seed Swap: Biodiversity

  With our environment under current and constant threat, biodiversity should be at the front of our minds. How are we living for clean and safe air, water, soil, and energy in little ways in our daily lives? What actions could we take to increase biodiversity in a human scale kind of way? By that I mean

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Wonder Wednesday 51: Glass Jar Gardens

Happy Wonder Wednesday 51! Today is especially special here at Wings, Worms, and Wonder blog because not only is it the 51st Wonder Wednesday activity, it’s the 400th blog post. 400 blog posts!! It’s blowing my mind a bit to tell you the truth! I mean I know I’ve been doing this for 4 1/4

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Pressed for Flowers: A Review and Giveaway!

Do you ever come across the conundrum of wanting to collage flowers, but not having any on hand? Or what about looking up something in an old book and a bunch of flowers or leaves fall out that you intended to make something with, but then forgot about? I’ve always wanted a flower press, but never