Preschool Adventures

Preschool Adventures

Preschool Adventures programs include fun craft activities.

(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)

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

Due to increasing costs associated with registration processing, there will be a $5 service fee for all requests to change the day or time of your class after your original registration.  The fee will be charged for each child registered.  We thank you for your understanding.


Dates & Themes:

September 2014
"E" is for Elephant

Two ears, four legs and one long trunk. Elephants are extraordinary creatures and are the largest living land animals. Explore more about them in this excellent elephant class.

Dates: Class Time(s):  
Tuesday, 9/16 9:30am 1pm
Wednesday, 9/17 9:30am 1pm
Thursday, 9/18 9:30am 1pm
Friday, 9/19 9:30am 1pm
Saturday, 9/20 9:30am 12pm
Saturday, 9/27 9:30am 12pm

October 2014
Spectacular Snakes

Some might think they're spooky but snakes are really quite spectacular. Get your slither on in this very reptilian class where you'll learn why snakes shed their skin, stick out their tongue and sleep with their eyes open. Ssssounds splendid!

Dates: Class Time(s):  
Saturday, 10/04 9:30am 12pm
Tuesday, 10/14 9:30am 1pm
Wednesday, 10/15 9:30am 1pm
Thursday, 10/16 9:30am 1pm
Friday, 10/17 9:30am 1pm
Saturday, 10/18 9:30am 12pm
Saturday, 10/25 9:30am 12pm

November 2014
Pretty in Pink Flamingos

Wait, are they really pink? Their head is pink, their neck is pink, their body is pink, their wings are pink, their ankles are pink, their feet are pink, and even their eyes are a pale shade Yes!! But only when they eat food that turns them pink. Join us at the Zoo and learn about the different things flamingos eat to turn pink.

Dates: Class Time(s):  
Saturday, 11/01 9:30am 12pm
Tuesday, 11/04 9:30am 1pm
Wednesday, 11/05 9:30am 1pm
Thursday, 11/06 9:30am 1pm
Friday, 11/07 9:30am 1pm
Saturday, 11/08 9:30am 12pm
Saturday, 11/15 9:30am 12pm


December 2014
Silly Seals

They're slippery, they're silly, and they're one of the most curious animals living in the sea. The seals are here so let's get seally, whoops I mean silly.

Dates: Class Time(s):  
Saturday, 12/06 9:30am 12:00pm
Tuesday, 12/09 9:30am 1:00pm
Wednesday, 12/10 9:30am 1:00pm
Thursday. 12/11 9:30am 1:00pm
Friday, 12/12 9:30am 1:00pm
Saturday, 12/13 9:30am 12:00pm
Saturday, 12/20 9:30am 12:00pm

January 2015
Animal Locomotion

Hop, swim, fly, slither and walk! Learn all about animal locomotion and try different ways of getting from one place to another.

Dates: Class Time(s):  
Saturday, 1/10 9:30am 12:00pm
Tuesday, 1/13 9:30am 1:00pm
Wednesday, 1/14 9:30am 1:00pm
Thursday. 1/15 9:30am 1:00pm
Friday, 1/16 9:30am 1:00pm
Saturday, 1/24 9:30am 12:00pm
Saturday, 1/31 9:30am 12:00pm

February 2015
Red Wolves

Howl with me, OOOOOWWWWooooooooo!! Do you know what it means to rally, or what an invitation to play looks like? Find your inner wolf during this class as we act out different wolf behaviors!

Dates: Class Time(s):  
Tuesday, 2/03 9:30am 12:00pm
Wednesday, 2/04 9:30am 1:00pm
Thursday. 2/05 9:30am 1:00pm
Friday, 2/06 9:30am 1:00pm
Saturday, 2/07 9:30am 1:00pm
Saturday, 2/14 9:30am 12:00pm
Saturday, 2/28 9:30am 12:00pm.

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