A Homemade Comfort Food Recipe to Love!

Guest Post by Cindy Silver, RD from Market Basket Nutrition.  By putting a healthier mac & cheese on your weekly dinner menu and dinner table, you will be taking a giant step to becoming your family’s healthy eating leader. Don’t stop with one recipe, though. Learn how to put together 15 healthy menus. This e-book bundle is a […]

A Holiday Message

Happy Holidays from Field Trip Factory! Looking back on 2013, it’s been quite a year. We’re so grateful for all of the teachers, parents, students, community members and sponsors who have reached out, taken trips and taken time to learn more about what we do and how we can help in communities across the country […]

4 Reasons to Get Outside the Classroom This Winter

For some across the country, “winter” can mean sunshine and 70 degree weather. For most of us, especially around Field Trip Factory’s Chicago-based HQ, winter brings freezing temperatures and the need for a little inspiration. So, what to do with your class or student group when the weather outside is less than ideal? Use this […]

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 […]