Fieldtrips, anyone?

Post information about homeschool sports and other extracurriculars here!

Moderators: Theodore, elliemaejune

bigreys5
User
Posts: 14
Joined: Thu Jun 07, 2007 1:46 pm
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana

Fieldtrips, anyone?

Postby bigreys5 » Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:59 am

Do you record fieldtrips? What do you consider a fieldtrip?

I usually consider museum, zoo, or other educational type places we go to as fieldtrips. What about you?

How often do you "go on fieldtrips?"
Batrice - Kings Academy
Mommy to: Gabriel(2000)allergic to peanuts, treenuts, shellfish and Michael(2003)
Step mom to: Isaiah(1996) andRebekah(1997)

4given
User
Posts: 735
Joined: Thu Mar 22, 2007 5:50 am
Location: S.Indiana

Postby 4given » Thu Jun 14, 2007 12:21 pm

Yes, we count field trips. I usually make them educational, which is more than I can say for some PS field trips.

We try to take a field trip once a month or so.

A trip to the grocery can be a field trip if I'm teaching along the way. Usually our field trips are:

zoo, museum, science center, historical homes, memorials, caverns, post office, library,etc.

iamnettie
User
Posts: 150
Joined: Fri Feb 02, 2007 2:03 pm
Location: Kansas City, MO
Contact:

Postby iamnettie » Thu Jun 14, 2007 1:58 pm

yes we count them.....because we make them very educational.

StellarStory
User
Posts: 472
Joined: Sun Apr 15, 2007 6:07 pm

Postby StellarStory » Sun Jul 15, 2007 7:00 pm

Some field trips that we have gone on:

Ice cream factory
Potato Chip factory
Cookie factory
Car factory

Overnight trip to a storytelling festival a few hours away.

Weekend trip to New Orleans to see fantastic Egyptian exhibit at museum.

Weekend trip to the national storytelling festival.

Local museums of all kinds.

Zoo

Circus

Plays

Concerts

Camping

Swimming

Still to come:

Gun range

Ramona
User
Posts: 418
Joined: Tue Aug 15, 2006 11:16 am

Re: Fieldtrips, anyone?

Postby Ramona » Wed Jul 18, 2007 2:24 pm

I count field trip days as school days.

I consider anything where I take the kids out of the house and go somewhere and do something that could in any way whatsoever be the least bit educational to be a field trip.

Sometimes it's to walk around the front yard and observe butterflies. Sometimes it's a family trip including Dad for a week or more to some place far away. Sometimes it's running to the drugstore. Sometimes it's a walk to the playground (for PE, of course). Sometimes it's visiting a historic site and taking the tour. Sometimes it's getting together with other homeschooling families in our area for a party.

We try to go once a week, per the recommendation of a dad I took a class from at a convention years ago.

Ramona


Return to “Homeschool Sports and Extracurriculars”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Yahoo [Bot] and 0 guests