Mud Puddles to Meteors Journal Giveaway

It’s giveaway time again!! This week the Mud Puddles to Meteors blog is having a week full of awesome giveaways – and the Wings, Worms, and Wonder 12 Month Art & Nature Journal giveaway is tomorrow!! Yay! This is a great chance to check out what Mud Puddles to Meteors thinks about the new book

The 12 Month Art & Nature Journal is Here!

Drum roll please………… The Wings, Worms, and Wonder 12 Month Art & Nature Journal is officially released!! (Cue the cymbal crash!) I am so elated to finally officially announce this project!  Summer 2015 I started with the intention of making a flower symbolism coloring book, but thanks to the unexpected putting the project on hold, a



This quote really stands out to me. It’s Thursday October 6 and I’m writing posts early, because as I sit in my sister in law’s house, evacuated from my own, trying to tie up loose ends, awaiting the arrival of a big hurricane, I have to be patient. Nature will bring the storm at her pace

It's week 3 of the Summer Fun Series and this week we're taking a look at some fun stuff! From books to paint to a giveaway, click to check it out!

Fun Summer Stuff & a Giveaway!

It’s week 3 of the Summer Fun Series and this week we’re taking a look at some fun stuff! I use the word stuff because it’s a mix of different fun things for which the summer slow down affords time. And sometimes on a hot lazy afternoon, pulling out a new little surprise is just

Check out this Review of Whatever the Weather by Annie Reichmann and Dawn Suzette Smith of Mud Puddles to Meteors!

Whatever the Weather Book Review

Happy June!! This post kicks off a little summer fun series, so what better start than a summer read? Have y’all seen the new book Whatever the Weather: Science Experiments and Art Activities that Explore the Wonders of Weather by Annie Riechmann and Dawn Suzette Smith? You may recognize their names from me mentioning their Mud Puddles to

When life gets hectic or the world feels overwhelming, a little break in nature is just what we humans need. But what about when the stresses of life bear down and you simply can't get outside, click through and watch this slide show I created for you.

Bugs, Flowers, & Finding Peace in Nature

When life gets hectic or the world feels overwhelming, a little break in nature is just what we humans need. The eco-psychologists recommend it, wilderness therapists base their profession on it, doctors in Japan prescribe it, and finally many pediatricians are beginning to recommend it – parents and teachers have known to send fussy kids outside

Finding a balance between technology and nature experience. CLick through to see how one mom achieves tech and nature harmony.

Technology and Nature: Guest Post by Amy Parmelee!

From STEM and STEAM, to iPads in preschools, to a phone in just about everyone’s hand at all times, finding a happy balance between life and technology can seem daunting at best. Then, throw in integrating nature into everyday life while pulling kids away from the XBox, and the task can seem nearly impossible. But that is just

Learn more about connecting children to place through the arts and gardening with Wings, Worms, and Wonder! Click through for lots of activities and ideas!

Wonder Wednesday 38: Place Based Mapmaking

Happy Wonder Wednesday #38!!! October is a busy month with so many festivals and outdoor fun to be had, but I hope you’ve had a few minutes to sit quietly and enjoy the changes happening seasonally within and without as we prepare for the darker and colder months of out earthly cycle. This month, in

Getting Radical with Art & Nature

Throughout history, radical women have used the arts as a means for breaking patriarchal conditions of their societies. From botanical illustrators to nature writers and poets, the arts were deemed an acceptable reason for a lady to go out and explore the natural world alone. Fortunately, these radical women, using nature as their muse, took this acceptable reason and

Blog Hop Day 2!! Virginia Simpson Magruder

Today we join the amazing Virginia Simpson-Magruder of Kentucky Girl Designs on her blog for a Blog Hop Day 2 activity on tuning into nature’s whispers!! And Virginia will be giving away one of her customized altered Paper Blanks journals created especially for this hop!! Awesome right?!! So head to her blog here and be