Due to inclement weather, the Zoo is CLOSED TODAY, August 4.

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La Plata three banded armadillo

There is more than meets the eye to these shape-shifters! Many animals change their shape or appearance sometime during their life to survive. Learn about the special powers they use to transform and change.

FONZ preschool classes are designed for children ages 3-5 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.

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: 3 - 5

Class Sessions

Date(s): Sunday, March 22
Time: 10:03 am to 11:33 am