Giant Eagle - Be A Smart Shopper!

be a smart shopper

Visit your local Giant Eagle store for an interactive adventure!

 

Part of being a smart shopper is making healthy choices. During this hands-on nutrition-based field trip, students practice healthy decision making with the help of MyPlate principles and nutrition facts. The Be A Smart Shopper! program opens the doors of your neighborhood Giant Eagle to teach valuable lessons on health and well-being. Expert dietitians and Field Trip Factory educators review the field trip content to ensure grade appropriateness, support of standards, and to create lasting memories long after the trip is over. Content includes building healthy habits, understanding portion size, making balanced meal choices and the benefits of staying active.

Key Concepts

Nutrition

Fitness

Science

 

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)

 

Cost

FREE   (You are responsible for transportation for your group to/from the event location )

 


" The students were engaged during the whole trip and enjoyed all activities they participated in. Great job Giant Eagle! "

Denise M. - Bristol Elementary 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.

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Tips and Tools for Field Trip Success

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.

 MyPlate Games Resources


myplate games
The MyPlate athletes compete for victory in this series of 5-minute videos geared to help students make healthy choices.   

Includes FREE bonus activities!  
(Requires free site-registration and log-in.)

myplate gamse


 

 

Additional Resources


Coming soon...


 

Tell Us How We Are Doing!


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!

 

About Giant Eagle

Giant Eagle is proud to sponsor Be A Smart Shopper! in all its stores in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, and West Virginia.  

Programs and initiatives supported include, but are not limited to, Apples for the Students, Labels for Education, Upromise, American Diabetes Association and the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life

"The children had a wonderful time! Thank you for the lessons that you taught and for the wonderful hands-on experiences! The children wrote Thank you letters about their favorite part of the field trip and we are excited to get these to you! Thank you."

Ms. M, Evergreen Elementary Kindergarten Class


"The activities were age appropriate and so much fun. The children learned a lot and really enjoyed their experience. Giant Eagle does an amazing job. We appreciate their generosity, time and kindness."

LuAnn S, Riverside Pre-K Counts


"Being able to see & touch a variety of foods was really great. The students enjoyed learning about foods that they eat and it was great being at a store where they often shop with their parents. The students also enjoyed eating the special treats after our visit. Thank you!"

Heather B, Central Primary School



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This site accommodates groups of 5 to 35

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