If you’re new, welcome! We have been slowly traveling through the United States looking for field trips for homeschoolers along the way! So far we have traveled through Tennessee, Arizona and Alabama!
Today we are continuing that trip into Wisconsin! Grab a notebook or your travel planner and join us as we plan another awesome field trip!
The dairy state is ready to educate and give opportunities outside the classroom for your homeschool family. Check out these amazing homeschool field trips in Wisconsin.
You won’t want to miss these opportunities for you and your children to explore science, history, math, nature, transportation, and more!
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Learn about beekeeping, honey (yum), beehives, and more at this unique museum in Neosho, Wisconsin. Honey Acres is a free museum with items to explore, an education film, and free honey samples.
Check out the early history of beekeeping and the “Bee Tree” where you can see bees dance and peek inside a beehive. This educational opportunity couldn’t “bee” any more amazing!
Milwaukee Public Museum
Download an educator guide from the Milwaukee Public Museum and take your kids on an adventure through Africa, the streets of Old Milwaukee, a Costa Rican rainforest, and other places across the globe.
See a life-sized T-Rex replica. Explore some of the current future traveling exhibitions like Weapons: Beyond the Blade showcasing how humans have used weapons for survival and identity or Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed about the lost civilization and culture of the Mayans. Check the website for admission costs dependent on age and exhibits included.
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Wisconsin Day Trips by Theme (Day Trip Series)B is for Badger: A Wisconsin Alphabet Good Night Wisconsin (Good Night Our World)Wisconsin Talk: Linguistic Diversity in the Badger State (Languages and Folklore of Upper Midwest)Backroads & Byways of Wisconsin: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions (Backroads & Byways)
Mid-Continent Railway Museum
Take a ride on a train and/or experience Wisconsin’s Railway Museum and learn what makes diesel engines work. Check out the printables and the activities on the kids’ page to supplement your trip and curriculum.
Take a tour of the grounds and visit the coach shed, freight house, water tower, engine house, and more as you observe plans for the future of the museum’s restoration.
Spinning Top and YoYo Museum
STEM is not just about creating on the computer. It’s about diving into scientific principles and looking through engineering lenses. What better way to explore these concepts than to visit the Spinning Top and YoYo Museum in Burlington.
Check out the collection of spinners, tops, and yoyos. Go on an “ISpy Hunt.” Yoyo classes are available for ages 8 to adult. Bring play into your homeschool curriculum with a STEM twist at this unique, innovative museum. Cost is $15/person. Additional costs and registration required for classes.
Wisconsin Dairy Council
Various locations, Wisconsin
This may seem a little “cheesy,” but Wisconsin Dairy Council recommends different educational opportunities for learning about milk and cheese products and processes in Wisconsin. Learn about Old World Wisconsin with tours showcasing the original ideals of farmers and settlers in the 1800s.
Head to the National Cheesemaking Center in Monroe and visit a restored cheese factory while learning about the history of cheese. These are just two of the opportunities to experience the history and culture of an industry that has made Wisconsin strong.
Enjoy all that Wisconsin has to offer in terms of homeschool educational opportunities. These homeschool field trips in Wisconsin are just a few ways to extend your child’s learning in this great state!
Do you live in Wisconsin or visited this beautiful state? What are your favorite field trips in Wisconsin?