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Awesome Apes (Tuesday or Wednesday Sections)

Gorillas Kibibi and Moke

Swing into summer with the awesome apes of the Smithsonian's National Zoo! What features do we share with our ancient ancestors and what makes each of us special? Let's find out together!

FONZ preschool classes are designed for young children to discover a whole new view of the Smithsonian's National Zoo. “Adult-and-me” format classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world.

  • This class meets as a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday section. Choose your day of the week to attend below.
  • Awesome Apes takes place outdoors but under cover at the Zoo in your Backyard pavilion.

Note: FONZ preschool classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Registration fee covers one child with adult.

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Age range: 2 - 5

Class Sessions

Date(s): Tuesday, August 6 (class meets on Tuesday)
Time: 9:03 am to 10:33 am
Date(s): Wednesday, August 7 (class meets on Wednesday)
Time: 9:03 am to 10:33 am