Written by contributor Cheryl of Somewhat Crunchy
It’s February! Spring is just around the corner. Are you ready for warmer weather, blooming flowers and dry ground? Spring is such a magical season, sandwiched between the scorching summer and dreary winter. And what better way to shake off the winter blahs then to get moving again than to enjoy a few field trips? Here are some ideas to get your creative juices flowing. But be careful! This post might also induce Spring Fever!
City and State Destinations – The Traveling Praters
Tonya offers a great list of field trip destinations arranged by city and state. 13 states and even more cities are covered!
Spring Break Camps in Dallas Fort-Worth Area – Quirky Mommas
If you’re in North Texas, here’s a great opportunity for not only a field trip, but day camps as well. Camps offering archery, swimming, skating, drama, baseball, science and more are available.
Special Events for Homeschoolers – Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg sets aside several weeks a year especially for homeschoolers. February 11-26 explore the true-to-life trade shops and visit the Powell Shop for interactive activities. If you cannot make it in February, their Fall dates are September 8-23.
Guide Books, Activities and Games – Kids Love Travel
Kids Love Travel offers a wealth of resources on not only states and highway driving tours, they offer supplements to go with it. Check out their games, activity books and guides.
Fun Field Trip Ideas – Lesson Plans Plus
Do you need a few ideas to get you started? Here’s a comprehensive list to get you thinking about what field trip ideas may be in your own town.
Planning an Adventure – Simple Homeschool
Field trips can be even more fun if you include friends or your co-op. Simple Homeschool shares tips on how to make that group field trip a success!
Homeschool Field Trip Ideas – The Homeschool Classroom
An oldie but a goodie! More field trip ideas from this very site. My favorite choice would be arranging a K-9 demonstration with your local police!
50 Field Trip Ideas for Homeschoolers – OnlineCollege.org
If the above links weren’t enough, here’s 50 more ideas for you arranged by subject – history & government, science & nature, culture, industry and community