Learn to grow and draw cosmos flowers! Click to get your Wings, Worms, and Wonder how to!

Wonder Wednesday 82: Cosmos Creativity

    Cosmos are one of my favorite summer flowers. They are so simple, yet so cheerful – and best of all – so easy to grow! And by easy I mean they really don’t care if I take care of them! Hooray for easy and prolific flowers!   I got the idea for this activity from this

Click through to check out 3 great ideas for getting creative and connecting with nature in December! http://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

Nature Journal Tools Videos!!

Today kicks off my Video Series on Tools for Nature Journaling!!! I want to help set you up for success so I tried to tackle all the questions about the staple supplies that someone new to nature journaling might have or someone that didn’t spend years in art school and working at art supply stores

New Year, Classic Perspectives

Happy New Year!! I hope everyone enjoyed their holiday season, however and whatever you chose to celebrate! I am happy to be back: back up in the Blue Ridge Mountains for a month, back to bringing you all sorts of nature connection inspiration and resources, back to the beginning of the year, and back to work

Amphibians, Patience, and Gardening

As the holidays approach, when both time and patience can often be short, our old children’s book favorites Frog and Toad can teach children (and their adults) a lesson on slowing down, patience, and keeping our peace through the garden lens. If you aren’t familiar, the Frog and Toad books are wonderfully sweet children’s books revolving

Make “Movember” for the Manatee

Now that we are well into November, mustaches are everywhere you turn. I know they are for raising awareness for mens health and various other causes, but seriously if you are under 65, or not a cowboy, Super Mario, or Magnum PI,  a mustache just makes you look creepy. It seems most of the people

Seed Swap: Make Peace

This Seed Swap is inspired by Emma Watson’s speech at the UN this week. While it still employs the gender binary, which is problematic in my view, and had no mention of eco-feminism, racism, or classism it is a superb introductory step in the right direction for 3rd wave feminism. Great job Emma for putting