'Planning Educational Visits for the Early Years is full of advice on how to make visits enjoyable learning opportunities as well as great fun' - Practical Pre-School. This step-by-step guide shows how to get the best out of trips with young children, whether to the zoo, visiting a farm, exploring an art gallery, going to a museum or seeing a show. Linked to the Foundation Stage curriculum and Early Learning Goals, this book is packed with advice on how to make visits into enjoyable learning opportunities. The book includes a guide to planning, practical activities, curriculum links for each suggested activity, checklists and a list of organizations and Websites for suitable venues across the United Kingdom. Advice is also given on managing the number of children taken, risk assessments and the current legal situation.