Gettin' Out There: The How, Why, and Where of Field Trips
- Knowledge Base
- Curriculum (2 hours)
- CDA Content Areas
- Advancing children’s physical and intellectual development (2 Hours)
How often do you take the children in your care on trips away from your facility?
You may be nervous about leaving the fenced yard - don’t be! Walks around the block, visits to neighborhood sites of interest, and age-appropriate nature adventures are great ways to enhance your program. In this course, we will explore the many reasons why field trips really should be part of a high-quality program for young children. We’ll identify a wide variety of possible destinations. Finally, we’ll cover important how-to’s for keeping children safe and the trip enjoyable for everyone.