Field trip ideas for kids

Field trips for kids can be a highlight of the year. Plan an educational field trip for preschoolers, kindergartners, or younger with this list of activities on the go.

8 Field trips activities

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Zoo Animal Hunt

Game by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Encourages real-world connections to picture text.

Grocery Store Blackout: Healthy Foods

Game by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Understand and recognize healthy foods within a grocery store setting.

My Park Field Journal

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Recognize and illustrate plants and animals found in the park.

Favorite Library Book & Character Picture

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Explore the library. Understand and appreciate picture books.

Farmers' Market Color Counting Game

Game by: masamom

Ages: 30 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Recognize fruits and vegetables and classify them by color.

We’re Going on a Field Trip!

Poems & Rhymes by: Lily Erlic

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 3 mins

This is a fun rhyme to introduce children to field trips and the forest. Provide visuals if possible.

Red Fish, Blue Fish

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Fun ways to interact with the exhibits at an aquarium.

Life Cycle of a Hen

Experiments by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This is a simple activity that engages learning for tiny tots.