COVID has had our children stuck inside for too long. It’s time to get them out into the world and learning again! Field trips have never been more important – in a world where social interaction has been reduced to an absolute minimum. Speaking as a mother, I’ll walk you through my take on the…

In this hands-on zoo field trip lesson plan, students will create a class scrapbook using their own observations of animal behavior. Zoo Learning Objectives & Student Outcomes: Students will: Recognize names of animals, animal behaviors and their diet and compare it to animals living in the wild/their natural habitat. Materials Required: Camera, notebooks (one per…

There’s never been a better time than now to look at what field trip options you have as a homeschooling family. 2020 has been turbulent, and it’s essential to make sure that children are still being supported with their education. Field trips help to make learning exciting and interactive, and they can help to contextualize…

If you’ve ever been to a museum with your child, you probably spent most of the time worrying about them destroying the 67 million-year-old T-Rex or wiping their hands on a masterpiece. Save The Met for a couple more years and enjoy family-friendly children’s museums instead. Today’s children’s museums are more into “hands-on learning” and…

Field trips are among the best highlights in any child’s elementary school years. Unfortunately, it’s one of the many sacrifices that must be made in response to COVID-19. Or is it? (Virtual Field Trips to the Rescue!) A virtual field trip may not be the same as visiting those glorious places in real life, but…

An exciting showcase of Texas’ incredible culture and history, The Bullock Museum is an unbeatable field trip destination to enlighten and inspire young minds. Located in the heart of Texas, The Bullock Museum makes learning fun with brilliant hands-on exhibits and immersive displays. From one-of-a-kind artefacts to IMAX thrills and spills, discover these educational exhibits…

Field trips are an essential element of school life. They allow students to interact with the real world, gain cultural experience, enhance their learning, and gain other advantages. However, in recent years, field trips are often viewed as a luxury and cut from K-12 budgets. But field trips are far more than just a fun…

Planning a field trip can be a frightening event for the ill-prepared. Field trips can be a great time for both you and your students where classroom lessons are brought to life! Allowing your students to learn in a hands-on environment is a dream, right? It should be, but that dream field trip can quickly…