Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year-olds – What’s on the Menu?

  • Sep 17
  • 10:30-11:30am (9am is sold out)
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Leave your table manners at the door and join us to explore one of the most important animal activities: eating! A delicious hour of fun will cover unique foods that keepers give to zoo animals, and how some animals have special meal time needs. We will even watch an animal having a yummy snack. This program… read more

Teddy Bear Clinic

  • Sep 26
  • 9am-11am
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Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the Zoo for a check-up at the Teddy Bear Clinic!  Teen Volunteers will host stations for receiving medical histories, diagnosing maladies, and suggesting stuffed animal treatments.  They’ll also teach you how the Zoo takes great care of its animals when THEY need check-ups. The clinic is FREE with regular admission… read more

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year-olds – Join the Roarchestra

  • Oct 5
  • 9am-10am
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Why are some animals so noisy?  Explore the zoo with your ears open, and discover what all those whoops, twitters and roars are for.  Then we’ll make some racket of our own.  Plenty of instruments and noisemakers will be provided for this jam session.  Parents, bring your earplugs. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years…. read more

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year-olds – Eyes on the Side

  • Nov 1
  • 9am-10am
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Big, small, forward or side, where are an animal’s eyes?  How do an animal’s eyes help it survive in the wild? Explore the wonderful world of animal eyes at the Zoo, and look at all the animals looking at you! This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An adult chaperone is required.  Prices are $10… read more

Evening Safari for All Ages

  • Nov 7
  • 6-9pm
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Join us for a unique and memorable evening experience at the Zoo! What do the animals do when no one’s around? You’ll find out as we explore the Zoo by flashlight, search for clues on a scavenger hunt, and meet some animals close-up! The Zoo will provide flashlights and snacks–all you need to bring is your sense of… read more

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year-olds – Animal Families

  • Dec 11
  • 9am-10am
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Tigers have mommies and daddies just like we do!  So do bears, giraffes, and even birds.  We’ll visit some animals who stay in family groups and some who like to explore on their own.  Bring your own family to the zoo and see how you compare. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An… read more

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year olds – Animal Closet

  • Jan 19
  • 9am-10am
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Animal coverings come in lots of patterns – stripes, spots, diamond shapes, and more!  Take a close-up look at how animals dress, and make a wild new pattern of your own. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An adult chaperone is required.  Prices are $10 for Zoo Member children and $16 for non-member children;… read more

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year olds – In Shape

  • Feb 11
  • 9am-10am
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Circles, squares, and triangles are everywhere!  We’ll look at the animals in a whole new way as we practice identifying basic shapes in nature. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An adult chaperone is required.  Prices are $10 for Zoo Member children and $16 for non-member children; chaperones may attend at no charge.

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 Year Olds – Opposites Attract

  • Mar 13
  • 9am-10am
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Big and small, loud and quiet animals have all kinds of differences that make them unique.  Come with us to explore how it takes all types of animals to make the world go round. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An adult chaperone is required.  Prices are $10 for Zoo Member children and $16… read more