Discover Art-making & Nature Connecting Classes
+ Montessori Workshops & Consultations & More!
Which is right for you?
Nature Journaling Classes
Join the Wings, Worms, and Wonder
online nature journaling school!
I offer a wide variety of process based classes (for all ages and experience levels) on nature journaling using drawing & watercolor painting as your creative nature connection tools.
Each class is designed to use art as the vehicle for connecting with the nature right outside your door at a variety of prices starting at FREE!
Explore drawing & painting techniques, color theory, nature inspired artists of past & present, ethnobotany, nature connection benefits, & the joys of observation, practice, and connection in a compassionate community of creatives!
Let's begin your amazing nature journaling journey!
Explore my wide variety of
classes and courses!
Using Gardening and Art to Preserve Wonder & Weave Learning Across Montessori Curricula
In this interesting webinar, discover new ways of integrating and weaving your school garden & outdoor environment across classroom curricula using Nature-Study & nature journaling. & Discover how a garden helps you meet your teaching goals!
This webinar is available to AMS members and for teachers of 3-6 & 6-12 environments. CEUs available.
*Returning to the AMS Site soon!
Eco-Art & Nature Journaling: Integrating Science and the Arts for Ecological Literacy
- with Trillium Montessori
Eco-Art takes place in a variety of environments from the schoolyard garden, to parks, to the classroom, and easily integrates across Montessori curricula at all levels.
Drawing on the strength of children’s inherent connection to nature, and Montessori's valuing of nature in childhood, this presentation will deliver innovative practical applications for integrating art and science into the classroom, while promoting a connection to place and the natural world right outside our doors. CEUs available.
In person (post pandemic), over the phone, or on Zoom, together let’s brainstorm how to build your first garden or how to get an established garden back on track!
In a 1 hour consultation for Home or School includes:
- get your garden creation questions answered
- address your practical garden maintenance needs and questions
- plan your first planting
- tackle existing garden challenges or floundering attempts
- explore how to get teachers, administration, family members, or community leaders on board
- discover how to weave the garden into the fabric of your home, school, or community
- spark enthusiasm and sense of wonder in all who visit your garden
- gain a gardening cheerleader and ally! Me! I know your thumb is really green!
I will provide you with LOTS of great ideas, practical advice, action plans, and follow-up resources based on the particular needs of your specific site and our discussion. The sky’s the limit! Let’s develop your dream garden and set you up for home, school, and community gardening success!
In Person Events & Workshops
I would love to creatively connect with nature
– and with YOU!
Painting, drawing, gardening, and more!
Keep up to date with all my in-person workshops and events, get tickets, register, ask me questions about the events, and more by joining my email list (click here to join) and on Instagram @wingswormsandwonder
(In person events will resume post-pandemic)
Schools & Community Nature Connections
How does your school garden grow?
Let’s customize an art & garden-based, wonder inspiring workshop (in-person or online) that fits your needs!
Wings, Worms, and Wonder Workshops are specifically designed to inspire students and teachers to ignite & draw on their senses of wonder to weave creative gardening & nature-study across the fabric of school community.
Each full or half day workshop (for students, teachers, or both) is developed to meet the school’s specific needs and visions for their garden or nature program.
Contact me for specific rates and more information on creating the perfect workshop for your school.
Families & Community
I create nature inspired online workshops for your Scout Troop, Event, Virtual Class Field Trip, or Homeschool Group! Workshops are 1 hour on Zoom.
Montessori based and developmentally appropriate, I bring the wonders of nature to your children! Choose a focus from a variety of topics including:
- Nature Journaling
- Sensory experience
- Or anything our imagination sprouts!
- Rate - $15 per child, minimum 10 children
- Additional supply fees may also apply for in-person events
- Girl Scout Troops - contact the Gateway Council to register for online Badge Workshops.