Nature as a Tool for Teaching Writing

Nature Connection, Nature Journaling, & Writing Resources


Join us for this free webinar as we explore ways to connect with the natural world that will motivate elementary aged children to enjoy the writing process.


▶︎ Connecting children with nature in deep and lasting ways

▶︎ How to incorporate nature exploration regardless of your physical location - urban, suburban, rural - it can all work!

▶︎ Motivating students to explore and experience the natural world

▶︎ Using those experiences to inspire your students’ writing

▶︎ Integrating nature across curriculum areas

▶︎ Using nature as a writing prompt

▶︎ Nature inspired lessons to complement the lessons that are already on he shelf



▶︎ You are teaching students at the elementary level 6-12

▶︎ You are looking for a new angle to engage your students’ enthusiasm for writing

▶︎ You would love to integrate more nature into your classroom but aren’t sure how to get started.


Best for teachers of the Montessori elementary level (ages 6-12) but many of the suggestions can be modified for younger students
Webinar length: 54 minutes



Kelly Johnson (BFA, MA, AMS 6-9, RYT 200) seeks to guide humans of all ages on a joy filled journey to slow down and reconnect with their natural world through creativity. As an artist, author, nature journaling guide, Montessorian, and children's garden facilitator, dividing her time between Neptune Beach, Florida, and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, Kelly wears many hats. She spends her days making art, creating nature education resources for teachers, teaching nature journaling courses, writing the activity packed Wonder Wednesday blog, and sparking wonder through gardening. She brings a lifetime of creative expression, academic exploration, and hands-on gardening experience to each of her nature connection endeavors. 

Kelly believes everyone can create and that every one has a green thumb - they just need to be set up for success. That’s why with Wings, Worms, and Wonder she aims to help and inspire humans of all ages to creatively connect with the natural world right outside their doors through the arts and gardening. Visit Wings, Worms, and Wonder: the online home of Kelly’s 5 books, Wonder Wednesday blog, workshops, nature journaling courses, garden consultations, and more!



Q: What happens if I can't attend at the published times?
A: No problem! We will send you a free replay link as soon as your session ends. Please note: the replay link will expire 7 days after the event.

Q: How long is the webinar?
A: The webinar is 54 minutes.

Q: Can I get a certificate of attendance for this webinar?
A: A certificate is not available for attending/watching this webinar.

Q: What age group is this applicable for?
A: This is for the Montessori elementary level (ages 6-12). Many of the examples used in this webinar can be modified for younger children.

Q: Can I ask questions during the webinar?
A: No, we will not be taking questions during this webinar.

Q: Is this appropriate for parents?
A: This presentation is best for the classroom setting but parents may find some helpful tips for enjoying writing experiences with their children.