Money Saving Field Trips

Money Saving Field Trips | Are you interested in money saving field trips that won't break the bank? | #podcast #homeschoolpodcast #fieldtripsMoney Saving Field Trips Episode 377

Are you interested in money saving field trips that won’t break the bank? Today my special guest is Meredith Curtis – who podcasts on Finish Well (be sure to check it out)!

Thanks to our sponsor – Media Angels Membership and Meredith’s curriculum – Powerline Productions

Saving money isn’t always easy especially if you are like us and have lots of kids! A fee such as $10 a person seems unaffordable when you multiply it by five kids and then add in the adults. Today we talk about places that we can go for free or you can do things and get a discount, or even get family passes! Even a field trips to a nature center or even go on a hike, can turn into a learning experience. And, you’ll save money just pay for parking that might be $3 for the whole family.

Don’t forget to pack well! You can visit this blog post by my granddaughter Samantha here with a field trip packing list.

Money Saving Field Trips:

  1. Start around your house.
  2. Think Parks! Bring binoculars and a magnifying class. A bird and nature book.
  3. Railroad tracks (be sure there are no trains coming!)
  4. Farms
  5. The Dentist or doctor’s office
  6. Grocery store: give the kids a list of things to find. Talk about the grocery store and talk about how the food got there!

Money Saving Tips:

  1. Group discounts (can be as little as ten people).
  2. State discounts
  3. AAA discounts.
  4. Attend practice or dress rehearsal for the symphony (get permission)
  5. Family passes for nature centers, movies, parks, museums, zoo
  6. Ask for family passes for presents
  7. Bring lunch to save more money.
  8. 1001 Homeschool Days at the Beach
  9. Church festivals – Greek Fests
  10. Outdoor activities where the kids can learn – oceans/ beach/ streams/ fishing

 

 

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