5 Ways to Keep Kids Thinking Over Summer

Summer is a great time to give students’ skills a stress-free tune up! There is such a wide variety of fun activities to keep kids engaged over the summer…and none of them feel like school work! One of the best ways to keep kids learning over the summer is to take the pressure off. Imparting […]

4 Must-Have Tips: Get the Most out of Summer Field Trips

As we head into the second half of summer, it’s important to savor these last few weeks of vacation. For many, that means a family trip, lazy days spent in front of the pool, playing in the front yard…it’s different for everyone. For us, naturally, wrapping up the summer means signing off with a Field […]

5 Summer Learning Crafts & Creations We Love for Kids

Did you ever go to summer camp? As kids, it was the tradition each year. We loved going and trying out every single activity under the sun, putting together new crafts and creations. The best part of summer is that we had time just to relax and be creative.  So we thought, why not gather […]

3 Creative Tips to Plan for Back-to-School this Summer

School’s out for summer! So the battle cry goes. But for those of us who like to keep organized all year round, the summer sun is no excuse to slouch. Whether you are a teacher, a group leader or parent, there are fun ways to either catch up or stay ahead of the game during […]

Field Trip Factory on the Road + More FTF News for You

Field Trip Factory Visits Winning Schools [soliloquy id=”1093″] May and June have been busy here at Field Trip Factory! Team FTF has been traveling to the Columbus, Cleveland and Pittsburgh areas to celebrate with the winners of the Giant Eagle Health & Wellness Giveaway. Each winning school saw students get up on their feet in […]

Great Ways to Keep Learning Fun Over the Summer

For most of us, school is out and summer vacation is in full swing. While it’s great to take it easy and relax, another important part of summer is keeping kids engaged in fun activities that will enrich their summer. We’ve gathered a collection of fun and educational ideas that we hope inspire you to […]

Nutrition in Our Aisles – Free Field Trips Led by Registered Dietitians!

Available all summer long, Nutrition in Our Aisles is a unique free field trip experience available at Loblaws®, Real Canadian Superstores®, Zehrs Markets®, Atlantic Superstores® and Dominion® stores in Ontario, British Columbia and in the Maritime Provinces.  What sets this field trip apart is the opportunity for children to learn nutrition lessons from a Registered Dietitian […]

3 Ways to Take Field Trip Lessons Home

Going on a field trip can be a new adventure that leaves a lasting impression on students of all ages. While a special trip outside of the classroom only lasts for a few hours, the lessons it teaches can be implemented back at school and at home in a variety of different ways. It’s Field […]

14 Spring-Into-Summer Activities for Kids

It’s easy to see that we’re advocates of fun and educational activities that get kids up and out of the classroom and into the community. Whether you’re a teacher, parent or group leader, there’s always need for a little activity inspiration to get outside as the season starts to heat up. We’ve gathered together some […]