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Have you and your kiddos ever taken a virtual field trip?
If so, tell us where you went!
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We have taken a virtual field trip! We visited a pilgrim settlement. It was interesting.
Yes, we went to an Underground Railroad station. The kids have also gone to the Cleveland Zoo!
No, we haven’t. But the posts here sure make me want to give it a try!
YES! We took a virtual field trip to China! We learned about the foods they ate and the don’t of just greeting one another. Here in the US we shake hands, there, they bow their head down and up again. They really enjoyed it that they are asking where will we be going next!
Yes, we have done one with the zoo in Omaha, NE. Excellent!!!
No, but they are so intriguing to me!
No, but I would love too!!!
Every year around Thanksgiving, my classes and I visit a pilgrim settlement. We all love it!
I live in Southern California so when we discuss autumn and the color of the leaves we virtually visit other parts of the country that have leaves that change into those beautiful colors.
Yes,. We went to Africa. It was incredible. The art pieces we did afterwards were amazing.
I had to make a virtual field trip for a class I took and then I had to show it at my daycare. We went to the zoo. I had pictures of the animals and facts about them.
We haven’t yet but plan to after reading all of these great ideas!
Yes, we did a virtual field trip to a farm!
No, we have not taken a virtual field trip, but we often look up items of interest on the internet or watch video clips of something we are studying.
Every year, I read a book called Subway to my preschoolers. Then, we rode the NYC subway (in Maryland) via YouTube. There’s a cool video with the right perspective which made it fun. Sometimes I added a trip on a roller coaster at the end.
We have taken a virtual tour to the Crayola factory! It is my dream to visit in person!!! There is nothing better than opening a fresh pack of crayons!!!!
We toured the White House from Iowa!
Plimoth Plantation! It’s an amazing site!
No, not yet!
No, but sounds like a fun activity.
We haven’t! But it sounds interesting…
We do Christmas around the World and link it to videos of the country and customs. I guess it’s kinda like that.
No but I wish we could. Unfortunately we don’t have technology in our classrooms.
We haven’t yet! We are considering taking a virtual field trip to the beach!!
We haven’t yet
I have not done this! Great idea! I know my 4th graders will love it.
We haven’t but looking into one. Sounds like fun
Not a virtual trip but we watch live web cams of at the San Diego zoo
My students took a digital field trip of stopping at state and national parks to see how they were formed. It was an amazing experience for their travels.
Yes! To the Statute of Liberty. 🙂
No, we have not. I don’t know anything about it. Sounds interesting, though.
Not yet, but that sounds amazing!
We haven’t yet but there are great places to visit on these trips.
We’ve toured the white house!
We take a Virtual Field Trip to Plymoth Plantation in Massachusetts.
I think virtual field trips are the bomb! I’ve done the White House, countries around the world during the holiday season, Plymouth Village, the Mayflower…..even the Titanic! It’s a great learning tool for history or book studies( love using them when we do The Magic Tree House Literacy Circles). Many of my kiddos don’t travel far from our community. Virtual Field trips give them access to the world!….did I mention space too!?!?!
We do virtual field trips to the zoo and aquarium all the time!! Less stress and the children can spend as much time at each exhibit as they would like!
Yes, we have taken a virtual field trip. We read the book From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg. We took a virtual tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. It was fabulous!!
Only field trip I took my class to was the pumpkin patch.
Sort of… we used a nearpod virtual trip to a college but it only showed one place on the campus. I would love to try another one.
No I haven’t yet but some of these ideas are great!
No, I haven’t, but I’ve definitely thought about it. As a media specialist, I’d like to partner up with another school and have my students “visit” their pen pals. I’d also love for them to explore locations we cannot easily access.
We have visited a pilgrim village.
Yes, at Thanksgiving to the Jamestown settlement. We all enjoyed it.
No. We have not, but I would like dome ideas on taking one.
Yes. We went on a roller coaster ride in preparation for a writing activity. So much fun.
No,but sounds interesting!
Yes! To the Mayan Ruins. We ask just did a Skype a Scientist lesson to learn about Mars.
Yes! We went to a bat cave!!!
No , but we need to !
No, but it’s something I need to investigate!
No, but I would if I had a good suggestion.
My classes have went on a virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation for the past few years. It is a great opportunity for them to see what life was like for the Pilgrims.
No, unfortunately I do not have WIFI access in the classroom.
Gee, I wish I have been on those kinds of field trips. Maybe it’s something to start since the cost of any transportation is becoming unaffordable.
No yet but I want too
No, we haven’t.
We did a virtual tour of the Baltimore aquarium.
I have not but would love to. My colleagues in the upper grades have done it and it sounds amazing.
Sorry, never have but would also like it.
We toured a farm. My students loved it!
No, but I may have to look into it.
No we have not but it sounds interesting
Never, but that’s such a good idea.
No we haven’t, buy would love great interactive sites that work!
Not yet but I am very interested in learning more about them. Time to do some research.
We watched the sand from our sensory table being blown loose from the sand quarry.
We haven’t, but definitely something I want to look into now!
College campuses are fun virtual trips!
Yes, when we do Christmas Around the World we visit a country on each continent. It is an amazing few weeks. The kids learn so much and we have an awesome time. It’s my favorite part of the year.
Have never taken a virtual trip anywhere. Sounds like a good fit for my group this year!!
Yes! I have taken my students on virtual field trips to The San Diego Zoo and The American Indian Museum in Washington DC. They love it, especially since we live in an extremely rural town in Northern Montana. 🙂
No, but it’s something I would be interested in learning more about and doing with my preschoolers.
We take a lot of virtual field trips. The Zoo, a horse farm, a doctor’s office, a construction site. The list goes on! Most are from VPK Kidvision on YouTube.
Went on a few in my college technology class and I’m looking forward to being able to use it my preschool room this school year
We went to Disneyland. My students each decorated their chairs that we set up in front of the Smartboard and took a tour. A couple weeks before I had been at Disneyland and got Mickey Mouse autograph for all my students. When Mickey came out on screen signing autographs I gave each student his autograph. It was amazing to watch my students with autism ask question about what we saw and then afterwards want to write Mickey a thank you card for his autograph.
No, but right now I have a reading group that is reading Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl. I would like to take them on a virtual field trip of the Anne Frank museum.
No, we have little time to actually take an on-site field trip.
No we haven’t, but I would like to try it!
Yes! It was awesome! We took a virtual White House and U.S. Capitol tour! The students were engaged and loved it!
Yes I was with our fourth grade class in their classroom as we visited a settlement camp for Pilgrims in Boston through the web. We all felt like we were there as they showed us their homes, and cooking demos, then they ate their “Thanksgiving Meal” and the students and both of us teachers knew we hit a homeroom, figuratively speaking.
Sounds very interesting. Would love to give it a try. The closest thing to a virtual tour was video chatting with an author.
We have not taken a virtual field trip, but I’d love to hear more about great ones people have done for grade 4!