Send your preschooler on a wild adventure at the Minnesota Zoo! These child-only classes are designed for children age
3 1/2* through Kindergarten and include animal stories, crafts and activities along with exploration of the Zoo and our amazing animals.
AGES: 3 1/2 through Kindergarten
TIMES: 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 1:00-3:00 p.m.
FEES: Members: $23 per class, Non-members: $28 per class.
Package Discount: Register for four Preschool programs** during the school year and receive $10 off every 4th class!
Dive into the sea for an imaginary trip with a sea turtle and visit a sea turtle in the Shark Reef exhibit.
|Friday, December 6
December 13 or 14
What animals help you to celebrate holidays throughout the year? Come discover some of the unique qualities of festive animals.
|Friday, December 13
January 10 and 11
Plunge into the watery world of these energetic black and white birds. We’ll discover what they eat, how they hunt and other amazing adaptations.
|Friday, January 10
Saturday, January 11 (a.m. only)
A parrot in Minnesota? Find out what it's like to have backward pointing toes, a nut cracking beak and rainbow-colored feathers!
|Friday, January 24
Who has a face like a fox, a long, bushy tail, and lives in Madagascar? Find out who - at the Minnesota Zoo!
|Friday, January 31
|Rain Forest Safari
Rain Forest Safari
We’ll trek into the tropics to explore the homes of the many unique creatures that live there and find out about simple things we can do to help.
|Friday, February 7
|Under the Sea
Under the Sea
February 21 and 22
Sea stars, sea horses, and sea turtles, oh my! Discover why "down where it's wetter, that's where it's better" as we explore the colorful underwater world of the coral reef.
|Friday, February 21
Saturday, February 22 (a.m. only)
We’ll de-stunk, or rather, debunk some widely held misconceptions about our not-so-fragrant skunk friends & their closest cousins. We’ll even have a special animal friend visit our classroom – no nose plugs required!
|Friday, February 28
*Please note age range - child must be 3 1/2 years old by the date of the class to register for our school-year single-day preschool programs.
**Four preschool classes must be for the same child.
If the date you want is full, there is a waiting list option available during registration.
Call 952.431.9320 if you have any questions.
Looking for more preschool options – check out our
Wild Wonders Preschool package.