Become a Sugar-Buster For Kids’ Good Nutrition!

Guest Post by Cindy Silver, Registered Dietitian www.marketbasketnutrition.com Do your kids love sugary foods and snacks? Do they go nuts for drinks that pack in the sugar? Do they expect a sweet cookie, cupcake or ice cream for dessert day-after-day? Sugar isn’t what kids’ bodies need nor is it great for your dental bill. As […]

Easy Holiday Recipes: Good Nutrition & Great Flavors

Guest Post by Cindy Silver, Registered Dietitian www.marketbasketnutrition.com It can be tough to come up with a holiday menu for Thanksgiving. Or, it can be totally overwhelming. For many of us, Roast Turkey is at the center of the feast. But, what next? Here is a very do-able holiday feast menu with easy-to-make recipes. Or, […]

Field Trip Factory: In the News

Check out some of the latest education and field trip news, curated by Field Trip Factory. Do you have a great tip for Education News? Be sure to contact us. January 2014 What if Toys are the New Textbooks? Lessons from Nelson Mandela’s Life and Legacy 9 Organizations Changing the STEM Equations Replicating Success: Project-Based […]

FTF is Thankful For…

Hi there, I’m Ashley, managing editor of the Field Trip Factory blog. I wanted to take some time to share what Field Trip Factory is thankful for, in the spirit of the season. Students and Teachers Over the past twenty years, Field Trip Factory has conducted close to 35,000+ Field Trips. Why do we do what […]

Teacher Talk: The Importance of Field Trips

Why Field Trips are Important “Why are field trips worth it?” Field Trip Factory posed this question to some of our favorite education bloggers around the country. Their responses speak volumes about why field trips are important, and why we strive to connect communities through the power of experiential learning. We spoke to Allie McDonald, […]

3 Kid-Friendly Nutrition Tips for November

Field Trip Factory recently asked some of our favorite nutrition bloggers their top tips to keep kids healthy this fall. Take a look below for great health and wellness tips and a little bit of kitchen inspiration. Tip 1: “Make eating fun and exciting for children. Try cutting fruits and sandwiches into shapes with cookie cutters. […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness & World Vegetarian Month!

Fall is a beautiful season, isn’t it? I love the cooler air and the warm sunshine. Also, I enjoy taking a lively walk right after dinner since there are still plenty of daylight hours here in the Southeast US. This month, we are celebrating two very compatible concepts: Breast Cancer Awareness and Vegetarianism. For so […]

September is a Transition from Summer to Fall

September is definitely a transition month. Are you already immersed in a new school year as a teacher? Are you missing your college student who moved away from home a few weeks ago – like me? Are you enjoying a little more freedom since your preschooler started half days on Mondays and Wednesdays, including the […]

August is Here – Is it Time for a New Goal for YOU?

Didn’t summer vacation just begin? This is a question many parents and teachers ask themselves as they flip their family’s kitchen calendar to August. For me, August includes taking advantage of Back-to-School deals at local businesses and maximizing trips to the neighborhood swimming pool. I feel a kind of sadness that summer is on the […]