Tips For Planning Fall Field Trips

With back to school comes fall field trips. It can be a little daunting taking your class on a field trip to somewhere different. You have to be extra vigilant in keeping track of all those students. Here are some tips for planning fall field trips.

Tips For Planning Fall Field Trips.

Tip #1: Plan ahead and make sure any money is collected at least two weeks in advance.

Tip #2: Make sure you have enough chaperones.

Tip #3: Have your class all dress in the same colored shirt to help keep track of everyone.

Tip #4: Split your class into groups of five or six per chaperone and pay close attention to whom you put with whom.

Tips For Planning Fall Field Trips

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Tip #5: If you are taking lunch and eating it at your field trip location, don’t forget paper towels and garbage bags.

Tip #6: Check with kitchen staff the previous day to make sure any kids with allergies have a special lunch packed.

Tip #7: Remind parents of proper attire. For example, a jacket and sneakers if you are going to the pumpkin patch.

Tip #8: Have fun, it is good for both students and teachers to get out of their element from time to time.

Field trips don’t have to be stressful.  With a little planning and using these tips for planning fall field trips, you can enjoy a great day with your class.


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