Toddlers (18-36 Months Old)

Cost per Class: Members: $11 / Non-Members: $15 (No charge for accompanying adult)

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Creature FeaturesWhat body part do we have in common with Zoo animals? Noses? Feet? Eyes? Ears? Come to the Zoo, and after we meet animals face to face, take a stroll to learn which creature features we share with the Zoo residents!
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March 14, 15, 17 or 18 – 9:30-10:15am & 11-11:45 am

Pre-Kindergarten

Cost per Class: Members: $11 / Non-Members: $15 (No charge for accompanying adult)

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Tails, Tails, TailsWhat would you like if you were the fastest animal on land and had a tail like a cheetah? We’ll discover why tails are so important to animals by trying on some different animal tails, and meet some special animal guests with unusual tails. You won’t leave without creating your own tail, designed just for you!
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March 14, 15, 17 or 18 – 10 -11am

Kindergarten

Cost per Class: Members: $12 / Non-Members: $16

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Feet Are NeatWalking, running, swimming, and jumping…we use our feet every day. Find out what kind of feet other animals have and see what you can tell about them by their footprints. We’ll even get an up close look at the special feet of some animal friends in the classroom.
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March 14 or 18 – 10 11:30 am

Cost per Class: Members: $12 / Non-Members: $16

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Eye SpyDiscover what it’s like to see eye to eye with animals here at our Zoo. We will find out why some animals have round, slit like, or even rectangular pupils, and then get a chance to see some eyes up close when we meet some animals in the classroom.
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March 14 – 10-11:30 am or March 18 – 2 3:30pm

Cost per Class: Members: $12 / Non-Members: $16

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Toothy GrinsAn animal’s teeth can tell us a lot about them! During this class, we will get up close and hands on with animal teeth as we investigate and understand why different animal’s teeth look the way they do and how they are used to help their animal survive.
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March 14 –10-11:30 am or 18 – 2- 3:30 pm

Cost per Class: Members: $12 / Non-Members: $16

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Deadly BeautiesDeceptively innocent in appearance, some animals can pack a “pretty” deadly wallop despite what they look like. Explore the world of some of nature’s surprise predators including beaded lizards, poison arrow frogs, black widow spiders, and more! You just might be surprised by what you discover.
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March 14 – 10 am- Noon or March 18 1:30-3:30 pm

Cost per Class: Members: $40 / Non-Members: $55

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Backstage Pass: Friends with Fangs
Is it a Zoo resident that is scaly, ectothermic, and devours mice? Then chances are, these keepers care for it. Come and meet a reptile keeper at the Zoo and tour the back holding areas of the Reptile House where you’ll learn about their exciting job, the amazing animals in their care and the historic building in which they reside. Don’t forget your camera!
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March 18 – 2-2:45 pm