The students assembled at the school early morning and boarded the school bus at 8.50 am and headed towards the amusement park.
It was a two hours journey and the students sang in unison bhajans and patriotic songs on the way and were excited at the unfolding day’s events.The destination was reached at 10.30 am. Soon the much awaited doors of the theme park were opened to the students.
At 11 am, the students and the teachers were granted permission to enter Fun World. Each class along with their respective class teacher was guided by a staff of Fun World. The students were in a commendable and organized way assisted to try out the various games. The students rode on various rides like ‘Columbus’, ’Tora- Tora’, ‘flying saucer’ etc and appeared excited after experiencing each ride. They squealed with delight and displayed immense courage by part taking in all these rides.
Soon the fun and excitement came to an end when it was time for both the students and teachers to start the journey back to school at 12.30 p.m. The students boarded the bus and carried with them treasures of the beautiful memories for a long road ahead.
Field trips serve one vital function as far as education is concerned. Field trips not only link the classroom experience with the outside world and improve learning but also give both the learner and educator valued practical experience. Amusement parks could also put classroom concepts into real-life perspective. It emphasizes on the concept of learning by doing, the visit to the park offered the actual realization of co-operative and direct experiential learning. It enabled the teachers to relive their childhood and to walk down memory lane.