Whether you are visiting the Zoo in person, joining a virtual program or looking for activities to do at home with your young animal lover, the Zoo has a variety of ways to support your child's learning and growth.
Join us live online or in-person. Check out our next three upcoming programs below or see the whole calendar here!
Little Critters: Nature Play
Tu /Th/Sun; 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Come play with us at the Zoo! Little zoogoers can drop in to explore animals and nature through creative, free-choice activity stations, water play, and story times. Ages: Young children (ages 0-8) and caregivers (Caregivers/guardians must remain with children) Location: Bird House Classroom
Meet some National Zoo animals that are suited to survive through their unique adaptations! Virtual Program Grades: K-5 Cost: Free Languages: English, Spanish (simulcast), ASL interpretation, live captions
Join the herd as we learn about identity and community with our Asian elephants! Virtual Program Standards: Supports Head Start ELOF Goals P-SCI-1; P-SCI-2; P-SCI-3 Cost: Free Languages: English, Spanish (simulcast)
Go on a nature walk with Kaden, education specialist and your guide to the outside! These 5-minute videos are for explorers of all ages but optimized for students in grades K-3. After you watch, go outside to explore and create your journal.