Family Field Trip

Explore Art, Food, Music, and Nature with Kid


By Erin Austen Abbott

Read by Erin Austen Abbott

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With more than 40 family-friendly cultural activities and adventures, Family Field Trip makes it easy to incorporate moments of learning and exploration into life with kids.

In this engaging guide, parents and caretakers will find simple-to-follow ideas and tips for cultural experiences the whole family can enjoy, whether they are at home, exploring the neighborhood, or taking a vacation.

Drawing on a range of popular experiential educational techniques—including Montessori, World Schooling, Forest Schooling, and moreFamily Field Trip is the perfect handbook for any family with young children and an invaluable resource for raising kids who will grow into curious, well-rounded citizens of the world.

• Gives parents the tools and inspiration to turn the world into a giant field trip full of opportunities to teach children cultural appreciation
• Provides parents with easy ways to incorporate learning, adventure, and exploration into both travel and daily life
• Tackles a range of lessons and topics without being prescriptive or overwhelming

By exploring sites, languages, and foods of the world, Family Field Trip is an inspiring guide to raise globally minded kids who appreciate art, food, music, nature, and more.

Activities include starting a supper club to introduce kids to the basics of cooking, having conversations that encourage empathy and cross-cultural understanding, designing fun scavenger hunts for any kind of museum, exhibit, or park, packing for trips with kids, and more.


On Sale
Apr 7, 2020
Chronicle Books

Erin Austen Abbott

About the Author

Erin Austen Abbott spent her early adult life globe-trotting through major cities before making the decision to settle in a small town in Mississippi, where she is an active community member and advocates for the advancement of arts programming. Her writing and photography has been published in Esquire, Bon Appetit, Design Sponge, Southern Living, First + Main, and more, and she’s been featured in The New York Times, Anthology Magazine, Domino, and Sage Living by Anne Sage, among others. She has participated in galleries and has work in private collections throughout the world.

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