12 Educational Activities to Spruce Up the Season

It’s spring (well, almost)! Let’s get creative. At FTF, we’re all about innovative learning and stretching the bounds of creativity, so we went looking for some fantastically fun, thoughtful and educational projects to engage your students and groups. If you’re looking for some free kid’s games, projects and more, keep scrolling! At Field Trip Factory, […]

New For You: Fresh Field Trips Launching this Spring!

Field Trip Factory is proud to announce new Field Trip opportunities both in the US and Canada. Featuring lessons ranging from digital media literacy to the importance of natural, sustainable, green choices, we look forward to rolling out trips that inspire new levels of hands-on learning. For a list of all the programs in your […]

5 Easy Ways to Celebrate National Nutrition Month Plus A Great Giveaway

March is National Nutrition Month, an annual recognition of the importance of eating healthy to our everyday lives. Field Trip Factory is committed to nutrition education and orchestrates thousands of tours each year around the US and Canada focused on student health & wellness.  Enter this Month’s Giveaway: The Giant Eagle Health & Wellness School Giveaway […]

Teacher Perspective: Finding the Right Field Trip

This guest post comes to us from Amanda Pauley, the teacher and voice behind the blog Mrs. Pauley’s Kindergarten.  Finding the Right Field Trip I am a kindergarten teacher in Illinois.  I have been teaching for seven years.  Each year I planned at least one field trip for both my grade level partner and myself.  I […]

Heart-Healthy Recipes & Tips for Kids this Valentine’s Day

At Field Trip Factory, we partner with community organizations to offer programming to students full of essential nutrition lessons. We’ve teamed up with Zest and Zeal to present “heart-healthy” tips & recipes perfect for kids this Valentine’s Day. Encourage the kids and students in your life to “fall in love” with healthy eating! Discover a […]

You Told Us: Favorite Field Trip Ideas

This past December, Field Trip Factory conducted a simple survey asking what you, our community, is looking for when it comes to Field Trips. Thank you so much to everyone who responded. If you didn’t take our December survey, don’t worry…there will be plenty of chances in the future to share your opinions to help […]

Great Ways to Give Back in the New Year

Take a breath! Holiday season 2013 is nearly behind us and all of us at Field Trip Factory hope you and your family and friends enjoyed a great season full of laughter, fun and cheer.  As the new year begins, we’ve been thinking of new resolutions and how to make a change in 2014. We […]

4 Smart Ways to Kick off the New Year

We’re people that love hands-on learning. That means…big or small, we like every opportunity to try something new, to explore a lesson in a novel way and to ponder other ways to think beyond “outside the box”. If the winter doldrums have taken over, Field Trip Factory is offering 4 quick and easy ways to […]

Calling All Parent Chaperones

Guest Post by Caitlin Tobin, The Room Mom One of the most rewarding experiences parents and guardians can have with their school aged child is attending a field trip together. It gives parents a mini view into the classroom world of their children. Not only can adults get a glimpse of their student’s curriculum, they […]