So often field trips are seen as something we do randomly as a break from learning. An escape from a crabby day or boring classroom.
In truth, real life experiences bring meaning to learning. They show kids how things they are learning at home or in the classroom relate to their life and the world. They deepen understanding about the books we read and the words we hear and the pictures we see.
Field trips making learning relevant.
Below are our favorite general ideas for field trips for toddlers, preschoolers and beyond.
I have divided them up into indoor and outdoor field trip ideas to hopefully help you land on the perfect idea for your next field trip more quickly.
Indoor Field Trip Ideas
Outdoor Field Trip Ideas