Educational travel blog
April 1, 2020
As teachers and students find themselves at home teaching and learning online in the midst of COVID-19, there are so many great virtual resources to travel vicariously through the web and explore the world.
Museums - Virtual Tours
Bonus: For the Color Our Collections program, museums around the world have created PDF coloring pages of their art to download, print and color. Coloring is not only a great stress reliever for kids and adults alike, but you can learn about art at the same time.
Practice a new language for a future trip abroad through free online language courses from universities around the world. Language-learning apps like Babbel are also giving out free student subscriptions (Spring 2020).
Virtual Field Trips and Activities
The Great Wall of China
Meerkats- San Diego Zoo
Food From Around the World
Consider trying some international recipes at home to travel abroad through food! If you want to dive more in-depth, try Masterclass for cooking lessons from around the world or Netflix for international food documentaries (Taco Chronicles, Street Food and Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat).
Tapas Dinner - Spain
World & Travel Documentaries
You can find travel documentaries on many streaming platforms. Here are a few suggestions.
While it would be so fun to be “there” in person, we’re thankful that technology provides alternative ways to experience adventure from the comfort of our homes during this difficult time. We’d love to hear which “travel experience” is your favorite and any suggestions you have. Leave us a comment below.
Looking for information about COVID-19? Please refer to our blog post here for updated information.
passports Educational Group Travel partners with teachers across the United States to provide high-quality educational travel experiences to their students. Educational tours visit destinations around the world - primarily France, Italy, England, Spain and Costa Rica - at low, guaranteed prices.
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