There is just something about getting away – even for just a
couple of hours. With all the stress, hurrying, busyness, meetings, and even
the daily grind – it really helps to get away and get into a different setting
for a breath of fresh air. Can you envision yourself near a beautiful park
reading a great book? Or how about just hopping in the car and driving to a
restaurant in another town and not knowing a soul allowing you to really enjoy
the meal? Can you see yourself taking
relaxing breaths as you walk through a art museum admiring the beautiful
sculptures and paintings? Field trips give a much-needed time of refreshing!
Field Trips can be
An educational field trip means you can make learning come
alive for your kids! There is something magical about exploring the replica ship of Christopher Columbus and
learning about all the names of the parts of the ship instead of just reading
and memorizing them out of a book. Learning how to dip a candle in wax during
the colonial times gives a glimpse of the hard work colonialists needed to put
into making all their daily supplies. Exploring a museum full of different artifacts
that were salvaged out of the unsinkable Titanic allows one to understand the
bravery of those survivors in the freezing Atlantic Ocean. These field trips
create an educational and emotional impact!
Field Trips can be
When you set up the date of your field trip it seems that
the days before fly by. The anticipation of just getting away for the day can
barely be contained as you approach the date. This excitement helps the daily
grind be more bearable. And we all know that excitement creates joy therefore
you most likely will have a happy week leading up to your field trip day! Field
trips adds exhilaration to one’s life!
Field Trips can be a
time of connecting!
Attending a field trip with your family or friends really
gives a chance to connect with one another. It’s a time to share memories, to watch
happiness unfold on your child’s face, it allows you to see another in a
different setting and cherish the time with them. Travelling together as a
family allows for fond memories, laughter, and meaningful talks. You just may
learn a new thing or two about your spouse on this field trip that you never
knew! This all turns into deeper and more meaningful relationships. Field trips link families together!
Now that you know why it’s important to plug in some field trips in your life, go to the next post to learn how to make the most out of your field trips through conversation!