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Nature Cubs: Beach Buddies

An Asian small-clawed otter walking in the grass. It's a weasel-like animal with small ears, whiskers, short lets, sleek, coarse, wet fur, and a long, thick tail.

Cool down with some of the Smithsonian's National Zoo’s favorite watery wonders! Dive in as we learn about otters, sea lions and frogs! 

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play, animal artifacts and exciting Zoo walks to engage your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world.

"Beach Buddies" will meet once a week for THREE weeks. 

Note: Nature Cubs classes are for children and their adult buddies to enjoy together. Infants worn in a carrier or remaining in a stroller/car seat are welcome at no additional charge.

Our registration system has changed! Simply click the "Register for this class" button below and log in using the same email address you use for your FONZ membership. Your member discount will be automatically applied!

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Age range: 3 - 5