6 Easy Healthy Tips for the Holiday Season

For a little extra guidance during this holiday season, we asked nutrition experts for the skinny on maintaing kid’s healthy habits during winter break and the holiday season. Check out our collection below of easy, healthy tips for the holidays, especially tailored for kids. Field Trip Factory strives to bring nutrition lessons to children in […]

Teaching Kids to Eat Healthy

Learning about nutrition can be an interactive experience for children, starting at a young age.  Field Trip Factory offers trips for school and non-school groups teaching the fundamentals of eating healthy, staying fit and learning what it takes to make healthy choices. We asked family nutrition blogger Jenny Layton for some easy tips to teach healthy […]

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. […]