Tonya at Live the Adventure has started up a Friday meme for posts on field trips. I'm all about field trips. That's half the reason I want to homeschool - what better way to learn than to see life in action?
This week, we went to Riverbanks Zoo, in Columbia, SC, with a friend. We love this zoo, and we have a membership so we go pretty regularly. The zoo is the perfect size for a family with little ones. We can see everything in 3 or 4 hours, including a stop for lunch. The zoo is set up in a convenient loop, so you're unlikely to miss your favorite animals. There are lots of kid activities, like a carousel and a train (Crumpet's favorite), as well as a little playground. There are sculptures to climb on and plenty of space to run, which is great when you have a busy little boy: