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Nature Cubs: Zoo Are You? Super Siblings

Amur tiger Nikita makes her debut at the Smithsonian's National Zoo's Great Cats exhibit on Feb. 26, 2019.

What would it be like to have ears like a fennec fox or a tail like a tiger? We're going to use our imaginations to transform ourselves into some of our favorite animals of the Smithsonian's National Zoo. Let your creativity run wild as we learn about a new animal each week!

Nature Cubs preschool classes use interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and crafts, Nature Play, animal artifacts and exciting Zoo walks to engage your preschooler's sense of wonder and curiosity about wildlife and the natural world. There is no animal contact or behind-the-scenes access in Nature Cubs classes.

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

  • "Zoo Are You" will meet once a week for five weeks.
  • This Super Siblings session of "Zoo Are You" is designed for children ages 2-5 with younger siblings (ages 24 months and up) who wish to participate. Both children must be registered as participants.
  • Class will not meet during the week of Thanksgiving.
  • Make-up classes are available on a limited basis with prior approval.

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Age range: 2 - 5

Class Sessions

Date(s): Tuesday, November 5 to Tuesday, December 10 (class meets on Tuesdays)
Time: 1:03 pm to 2:33 pm