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Learn how to make smart food choices in the aisles of your local Giant Food store!
On this nutrition-based field trip, students learn to be a healthy kid through everyday healthy habits. Each stop of the trip reinforces a healthy idea, like drinking plenty of water or choosing lean proteins. Students also understand the importance of a balanced diet using MyPlate principles. The hands-on activities and maybe a tasty sample or two are sure to provide your students with fun, lasting memories. Kid Healthy Ideas promotes the importance of personal care, physical activity and the protection of the environment.
Supports Learning Standards
All Field Trip Factory programs are grade/age appropriate and align with national/local learning standards. (See the program and highlights flyers for more details - available in the Resources Tab above)
Age Range & Duration
PreK - 3 | Approximately ~ 60 minutes
Grades 4 - 6 | Approximately ~ 90 minutes
Group Size Limit
7 - 35 Students(Individual stores may vary group size accomodations - see booking form details)
FREE (You are responsible for transportation for your group to/from the event location )
" We used this trip as a finale to what the class has already learned about nutrition. It was a perfect reiteration to what we shared and totally age appropriate, interactive and fun! "
Donna M, Hillview Nursery School
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IMPORTANT → Be sure to check out the pre/post field trip activity sheets located in the Resources Tab above
Code of Conduct: • Please let FTF know if you cannot make the scheduled day/time. • Always let us know if your group size is changing. • Please make sure that you have at least 1 adult chaperone for every 8 students in your group AND that chaperones are ready to help the field trip leader, if needed. • Please call FTF with special requests - Do NOT add them in notes where they may go unseen by the store contact. • Please arrange transportation to avoid last minute conflicts and cancellations.
Find below everything you need to easily prepare for your Field Trip, plus helpful resources to make the most of your hands-on learning adventure.
After your field trip, look for the How Did It Go? email that will be sent to you from Field Trip Factory. You'll be able to fill out an online Report Card with just a few clicks!
Giant Food is proud to sponsor Kid Healthy Ideas™ in all its stores. Giant Food is a division of Ahold.
"The trip ended our unit on nutrition and it was so good for the children to have this experience. The Best! Thank you to our friends at Giant and Field Trip Factory!"
Linda H, Small Wonders at St. Paul
"The whole trip was awesome! The children remembered everything they saw, ate, and touched as they wrote their thank you notes. We will definitely utilize this outlet again!"
Janet Davis Little Angels Day Care
"I think the entire trip was wonderful. The girls really liked learning about the nutritional values in food and then sampling the snacks. I could not possibly think of any way to improve the trip. Thank you."
Girl Scout Troop 824
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Trips vary in length and content based upon the grade level of the participants.
If you have multiple grades in your group, please select the median grade.
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