Hands-On Healthy Snacking

Today’s guest post comes to us from Jessi Boehme, RDN at Tasty Table Topics.  For fun, educational, nutrition field trips in your area, click here!  Do you ever find that you’re running out of healthy options for kid’s school snacks? Maybe they’re a picky eater but you want to make sure they’re still getting adequate […]

You Told Us: Easy Tips for Staying Healthy All Year Round

During National Nutrition Month this past March, we asked you the simple question: how you stay healthy all year round? National nutrition month is over, but we’ve brought together some of your top tips for staying on top of healthy eating, plus some delicious healthy recipe collections to make enjoying healthy meals even easier. So, […]

Fun Ways to Get Outside the Classroom for Earth Month

Did you know…April is Earth Month!? A time to celebrate new blooms after a long and cold winter. After a season of staying cooped up, we’ve gathered together some fun ideas to get outside the classroom this April. We have some environmentally-themed Field Trips we can’t to share with you, plus great activities that are […]

Your Giveaway Wishlist + Giant Eagle Health & Wellness Giveaway Winners

As Field Trip Factory continues to grow,  we love new opportunities reaching out to communities all across the country and to our Field Trip Factory community online. That’s why we wanted to ask you…what giveaways would you want most for your school? To celebrate Giant Eagle’s commitment to nutrition education, they recently ran a giveaway […]

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 […]