Preschool Adventures

Preschool Adventures

Preschool Adventures programs include an up-close animal encounter.


Contact or
401-785-3510 x 358.

(Ages 3 - 5)

These 90-minute programs focus on a special animal or area of the Zoo and present opportunities for adult/child pairs to make discoveries together. Programs include a lesson, activities, a craft, and an up close program animal encounter.

Members: $14 per child
Non-members: $42 per child (includes Zoo admission)
Online registration is required to participate.

*Children must be accompanied by an adult. No younger or older siblings.*

Important Registration Note: There are no refunds unless program is cancelled by the Zoo.

All requests to change the date of your program must be made at least 48 hours prior to the start of your scheduled program.  Requests are not guaranteed and are dependent upon availability.  A fee of $20 per program participant will be assessed when any change to your program date is made.

Dates & Themes:

February 2016 - Otter

Slip...slide...rough and tumble...river otters at play! While survival is serious business, these sleek and sassy mammals always find the time to have some fun! Take a peek with us into the world of the river otter.

Dates: Class Time(s):  
Tuesday, 2/2                                                        9:30am 1pm
Wednesday, 2/3 9:30am 1pm
Thursday, 2/4 9:30am 1pm
Friday, 2/5 9:30am 1pm
Saturday, 2/6 9:30am 12pm
Saturday, 2/13 9:30am 12pm
Saturday, 2/27 9:30am 12pm

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March 2016 - Moon Bear

A space suit or rocket ship the Moon Bear has none, but they sure do think climbing and swimming are fun! Come to the Zoo and we’ll tell you why, these bears got their name from up in the sky.

Dates: Class Time(s):  
Saturday, 3/12                                                        9:30am 12pm
Tuesday, 3/15 9:30am 1pm
Wednesday, 3/16 9:30am 1pm
Thursday, 3/17 9:30am 1pm
Friday, 3/18 9:30am 1pm
Saturday, 3/19 9:30am 12pm
Saturday, 3/26 9:30am 12pm

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April 2016 - Cheetah

Discover how these cats are built for speed and learn the art of stalking, cheetah style. We’ll have so much fun in this class it will be over before a cheetah can sprint from 0 to 60 miles per hour.

Dates: Class Time(s):  
Saturday, 4/2                                                        9:30am 12pm
Tuesday, 4/12 9:30am 1pm
Wednesday, 4/13 9:30am 1pm
Thursday, 4/14 9:30am 1pm
Friday, 4/15 9:30am 1pm
Saturday, 4/9 9:30am 12pm
Saturday, 4/16 9:30am 12pm

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May 2016 - Red Panda

A red panda? Is that like a black and white panda with a sunburn? Not! Have some fun this May and join us for a look at our beautiful red pandas.

Dates: Class Time(s):  
Saturday, 5/14                                                        9:30am 12pm
Tuesday, 5/17 9:30am 1pm
Wednesday, 5/18 9:30am 1pm
Thursday, 5/19 9:30am 1pm
Friday, 5/20 9:30am 1pm
Saturday, 5/21 9:30am 12pm
Saturday, 5/28 9:30am 12pm

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We strongly recommend you register online, as this provides the best chance at securing a session you desire. But if you prefer, you may also print out our mail-in registration form and mail them to the Zoo using the instructions provided on the form.