Think field trips aren't possible right now? Think again. Take your kids, your learning pod or entire classroom on a virtual field trip to these St. Louis Family attractions.
Metro Theater Company:
Take your class on a virtual field trip to see the production And in This Corner . . . Cassius Clay by Idris Goodwin. Available for on-demand streaming September 21 through November 6, this production is available for school in the St. Louis area and across the country at no cost. Recommended for ages 8 and up, the play was a hit of the 2015-16 theater season and generated numerous accolades for Metro Theater Company. Approximate run time is 70 minutes. Learn more and set up your virtual field trip at metroplays.org.
Take a tour of Purina Farms from the comforts of your home. Virtually meet all the wonderful animals that call Purina Farms home and the canines who perform as part of the Purina Incredible Dog Team. Hear from the Purina Farms team of pet lovers on the unique characteristics of each pet featured during the field trip and discover interesting facts about their abilities, personalities and care. Watch now!
You can watch trainer tips, incredible performing pets, learn about Pet Education Boxes and Virtual Birthday Greetings at purinafarms.com or follow the hashtag #purinafarmstohome on social media channels.
The Magic House:
The Magic House is offering a brand new interactive learning experience in Virtual Field Trips. With the help of technology, kids from preschool through grade 5 will enjoy a field trip to The Magic House without ever learning their classroom or home. Each session features 30 minutes of live, interactive exploration of a topic and exhibit, specifically designed to align with national and state academic standards. In advance of each field trip, teachers will receive supporting documents to prepare for the fun-filled experience. You can customize your Virtual Field Trip to The Magic House by contacting Shane Strode. Visit magichouse.org for more information.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar, from the iconic Eric Carle picture books, features more than 75 larger-than-life puppets, friends from other Eric Carle picture books, including Brown Bear, Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly and more.