I’m fromChristie Wyman is a Kindergarten teacher and Grade Leader in Massachusetts, as well as a Lead Ambassador for Wonderopolis.org and poet. When not nurturing her young writer/naturalists, she enjoys exploring vernal pools, marveling at the birds at her feeders, and hiking with her husband wherever mountains meet the sea. You can connect with Christie on Twitter @WymansWonders or on her blog, Wondering and Wandering, where she posts twice-weekly for both the Slice of Life and Poetry Friday communities.


  • place-based education
  • vernal pools
  • purposeful play
  • inquiry
  • reading and writing poetry
  • Slice of Life Tuesdays
  • Poetry Friday
  • the Boston Red Sox
  • the New England Patriots
  • hiking
  • gardening
  • birding