• Consider these day road trips that are fun and educational!  And, these visits tie in to your child's grade-level curriculum

    Check out passes to Zoo Atlanta, the Center for Puppetry Arts, The Michael C. Carlos Museum or any of Georgia’s 63 state parks and historic sites at the Peachtree City Library.


    • Atlanta Zoo (http://zooatlanta.com) 
    • Georgia Aquarium (http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/)
    • Peachtree City Public Library (http://www.peachtree-city.org) 


    • Atlanta Zoo (http://zooatlanta.com) 
    • Yellow River Game Ranch, Lilburn (http://www.yellowrivergameranch.com) 
    • Animal Safari, Pine Mountain (http://www.animalsafari.com/) 
    • Noah's Ark (http://www.noahs-ark.org/)
    • Children's Museum  (http://childrensmuseumatlanta.org/)
    • Bubbles & Brushes (https://www.bubblesandbrushes.com)
    • Saville Studios (http://www.savillestudios.com/)

    First Grade

    • UGA Etymology Department (http://www.ent.uga.edu/insectzoo) 
    • ZooAtlanta Insect House (http://zooatlanta.com)
    • Butterfly House at Callaway (Gardens http://www.callawaygardens.com/things-to-do/attractions/day-butterfly-center)
    • Atlanta Botanical Garden
    • Camp Create (creative writing camp)

    Second Grade
    Jimmy Carter

    • The Carter Center (http://www.cartercenter.org) 
    • Plains, GA (http://www.nps.gov/jica/)

    Geographic regions of Georgia

    • Fernbank Science Center
    • Consider a day trip to the regions of Georgia: 
      • Piedmont - we live in the Piedmont region.   Have your child notice the rolling hills and dense undergrowth
      • Mountains - even a road trip through north Georgia can provide some stunning views.  Bring along a camera!
      • Coastal Plains - a good way to see the geography of the land is a visit to Providence Canyon (http://www.gastateparks.org/info/providence)

    Jackie Robinson

    • Georgia Sports Hall of Fame (http://www.gshf.org/)

    Settlement of Georgia

    • a trip to Savannah or the Georgia coast

    Camp Create (creative writing camp)

    Third Grade

    Native Americans:

    • Etowah Indian Mounds (http://www.gastateparks.org/info/etowah/)
    • Indian Springs State Park Museum (http://www.gastateparks.org/net/go/parks.aspx?LocationID=65&s=
    • McIntosh Reserve (http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=12548) 

    Camp Create (creative writing camp)

    Fourth Grade
    Simple Machines

    • Children's Museum of Atlanta (http://childrensmuseumatlanta.org/) 
    • Chattanooga Children's Museum (http://www.cdmfun.org/) 

    Planets and Ecosystems

    • Fernbank Science Center (http://www.fernbank.edu/) 
    • Tellus Science Museum

    Camp Create (creative writing camp)


    • Chickamauga Battlefield (http://www.nps.gov/chch/)
    • Battle of Jonesboro (http://www.jonesboroga.com/history_tourism/history/battle_of_jonesboro.htm)
    • Andersonville War Prison (http://www.nps.gov/seac/histback.htm) 

    Fifth Grade

    • National Archives (Morrow)
    • Georgia Archives (Morrow)
    • Presidential Library (Atlanta)
    • The King Center (http://www.thekingcenter.org)  
    • Clark-Atlanta University, Morehouse College, and Spellman College
    • Georgia State Capitol
    • Exhibit at the old Macy's (near Underground Atlanta) 
    • Little White House / Warm Springs (http://www.gastateparks.org/info/littlewhite/)


    • Providence Canyon in south GA.
    • Any of the coastal barrier islands, any beach
    • Plant Yates electrical generating plant in Newnan
    • Callaway Gardens for plant classification
    • PTC or Fayetteville water treatment plant
    • Tellus Science Museum

    Reading / Language Arts

    • Any play (Southside Theater, Legacy Theater, Fox Theater, etc.)
    • Camp Create (creative writing camp)


    • Americus - Habitat for Humanity