Click to take a Wonder Wednesday 80 poetry walk and to make a nature sensory pyramid poem!

Wonder Wednesday 80: Nature Pyramid Poems!

  Happy Earth Day Week! I hope everyone has gotten a couple chances to get outdoors and enjoy our big beautiful wonder filled natural world this week! And how about an opportunity to create the new Dandelion Delight nature art project? These often overlooked wildflowers are the early jewels of the spring season and worth

April is a month of many things, click for a Wings, Worms, and Wonder round-up of nature fun to keep you and yours creatively connecting all month long!

Getting Out in the Garden

  It’s spring garden time! Even in those places where snow may still be on the ground, gardening is in the forefront of people’s minds. Daffodils are popping up, loquat trees are fruiting, and the March winds are blowing in the April showers. April is a month of many things: Earth Day (4/22),  National Poetry

Since this month is National Poetry Month, we're going to have a little Wonder Wednesday fun with found poetry! Click to get your Wings, Worms, and Wonder creative nature connection activity!

Wonder Wednesday 56: Found Nature Poetry

Happy Wonder Wednesday 56! Since this month is National Poetry Month, we’re going to have a little fun with found poetry! Found poems:  “take existing texts and refashion them, reorder them, and present them as poems. The literary equivalent of a collage, found poetry is often made from newspaper articles, street signs, graffiti, speeches, letters,

April is National Poetry Month, so we're exploring shape poems - a fun and inviting way to approach poetry, in the nature journal, or in life in general. Click to have fun with poetry the Wings, Worms, and Wonder way!

April Shapes Up for Poetry

  April is National Poetry Month, so how is your month shaping up so far? Has anyone written any poems or made any poetic observations of their natural world yet? If not, no worries! There is still plenty of time and this post will help get you started! Today we’re taking a look at shape

I challenge you to write one nature poem this month! Click through to get some great ideas and formats from Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Fear Poetry? I challenge you!

Did you know April is National Poetry Month in the states? Did that question make you cringe or celebrate? 10 years ago I would have cringed, but now poetry and I have a new relationship. I’m not super into poetry, although I like it, and I’m not super smart about poets, but I do know from

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The Sky is Falling!!! Let’s Make Wishes

Well, not really, but the Perseid Meteor shower is starting! This meteor shower brings back some of my fondest memories. I’ve watched it from a boat off the coast of Panama with family, on the east coast of Jamaica with best friends (that might as well be family), from the back field of a first love‘s mom’s

Seed Swap: Bees and Sunbeams

Check out the pollen sacks on that lady! (Too sexist? I know, I just couldn’t resist) This month I have been hyper focusing on bees. I let the cat out of the bag a few weeks ago and told y’all about my children’s book publishing contracts, but didn’t let on any details, well children’s book

Seed Swap: If We Had No Winter…

It’s the dead of winter, or so the saying goes. How are you feeling? Have you gotten out your seed catalogues yet? Did you use last week’s download to start planning your spring garden? Are you too snowed under to even think about gardening and just want to get out and hit the slopes or

Grants, Awards, and Contests!

This week I discovered a couple great contests you may want to apply for! First is for Florida teachers specifically and is described as being applicable for: “Florida teachers who use agriculture concepts to teach core subject areas can apply for Florida Agriculture in the Classroom’s 2014 Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award and receive