hygge-happiness

Hygge Happiness

The dark night of winter solstice is just around the corner! Do you have any traditions for celebrating, or maybe you want to start one! Winter solstice is a great excuse to slow things down (at least for a day) and really take time to connect with nature’s wonders.   Winter solstice is the night of

Environments of Beauty

Beauty in our lives is incredibly important. I believe this to be true both as an artist, and as a Montessorian. When we’re surrounded by environments of beauty we feel happy, confident, and empowered. We feel in control and like we make (or can make) a positive difference. The idea of the empowerment that beauty brings to

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

Creativity is our Nature

I believe this whole heartedly, Creativity IS our nature! Whether building, writing, cooking, sewing, singing, playing music, composing, dancing, acting, orating, gardening, flower arranging, raising children, caring for seniors, teaching, drawing, painting, sculpting, filmmaking, photography, printmaking, caring for animals, preparing and holding beautiful spaces, or creating healthy happy communities – the drive to create in many

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

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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

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7 Day Creative Connection Challenge

The 7 Day Creative Connection Challenge started Monday! Will you join the fun with me? Take it as seriously or as relaxed as you want or your schedule allows.  No pressure & it’s not too late! Draw, paint, sculpt, sprout, collage, compile – express the prompts however you like! Get some little ones involved and learn

Wings, Worms, and Wonder Wednesday 49! Click through to get your free fall rain painting activity!

Wonder Wednesday 49: Rain Painting

Happy Wonder Wednesday! September sure flew by didn’t it! One thing it brought to my neck of the woods was a little more rain. We had such a super dry and hot summer that when the tropical storms started rolling through it was a big relief. To celebrate the rains, and hopefully encourage more, and

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Challenge Your Creative Connections!

Sometimes to get started on a new creative project, we need a little push – because often, simply getting started is often the biggest challenge! This past month I have been participating in Creative Bug’s Draw a Day Challenge to win a spot as a Creative Bug teacher for a course. Getting chosen to be a

Discover the wonders in your own backyard with this guest post by Amy Parmelee! Click through for ideas and free printables!

What’s in Your Yard? Activity to do & Printables!

Today I am very happy to offer you this guest post by contributor Amy Parmelee!! From the backyard to the schoolyard to the neighborhood yard… I think this is a great activity and is easily adapted for school and community learning environments! And Amy even provided pdf printables of her Bio-inventory sheets to get you started!