Help Just Save Bag Childhood Hunger

Childhood Hunger

Many schools offer free lunch and breakfast for students in need. But with school out, these children often go hungry over the summer. Just Save Foods, a family owned company based in North Carolina is collecting foods and monetary donations to help end childhood hunger. During the month of June, you can visit a Just […]

Summer Is a Great Time to Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Fruits and Veggies

With so many fruits and vegetables in season throughout the summer, it is easy and cost-effective to add more delicious produce to your day. Whether visiting the community farmers market or enjoying the produce at your local supermarket, you have your pick of fresh, flavorful, healthy produce. But what do you do with it? And […]

Successfully Switching to Summer

Successfully Switching to Summer

The end of the school year can stir up a wide range of emotions for students. Some kids can’t wait for summer vacation to start, while others find it hard to transition from going to school every day to being at home or a new camp. The change in routine can even be overwhelming for […]

FTF Webby Honoree!

FTF Webby Honoree!

Field Trip Factory is delighted to announce that it has been honored for Best Youth website in the 19th Annual Webby Awards. The Webby Awards received nearly 13,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide this year. It is truly an honor, expresses Field Trip Factory’s CEO and President, Etienne Veber, “Field […]

The Learning and Fun Keep on going This Summer at Microsoft

The Learning and Fun Don’t Stop This Summer at Microsoft

More and more schools are incorporating computer science and specifically coding into their curriculums. Students as young as kindergarten are being exposed to coding on some level and learning how computers work. These are valuable 21st century skills that enhance students’ reasoning and problem-solving, and help prepare them for a growing number of computer and […]

10 Tips for Getting Active in the Classroom

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In support of May’s National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Field Trip Factory wants to help you get your students moving. We all know the benefits physical movement and activity has on learning. Students pay closer attention and often retain information better. But it can be difficult to carve out time for a much needed […]

Ralphs Speak Out. It’s Your Earth! Photo Drawing Winner

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Congratulations to Teri C. who sent in the photo of her Brownie troop speaking out for Earth during the Ralphs store field trip! Her photo was randomly selected for the Speak Out. It’s Your Earth! Field Trip Photo Drawing, and she and her troop will receive a $50 gift card from Field Trip Factory. Teri and the troop of seven […]

Earth Day Ideas to Use Year Round

Earth Day Ideas

This month saw the 45th anniversary of Earth Day! Focusing on the needs of our precious planet has resulted in many environmental success stories that we can celebrate in the classroom. In March, a record amount of solar power was supplied to California’s power grid. Cities, such as Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York, are making […]

5 Resources for Starting and Making the Most of Your School Garden

Your School Garden

Connecting with the natural world can be wonderfully nurturing for students. And school gardens provide hands-on opportunities for students to engage with nature. They learn about the cyclic nature of the seasons, the elements plants need to grow, where their food comes from, and how to care for living things. Whether you are thinking about starting […]