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Early Childhood

Fun for children newborn through kindergarten

Do lemurs really leap? Do all monkeys swing by their tails? Discover the answers to all these questions and more in one of our interactive programs designed for tiny tots.

Kids ages newborn-kindergarten will love the opportunity to play and learn as they are introduced to animals from around the world. All early childhood programs are designed for parent participation.

Ewe & Me

Ages 4 through kindergarten

This class includes interactive learning, Zoo walk, story time and a take-home craft.

Full Details & Dates Next Up Oct 09 Wednesday Ewe & Me More Info

Get Into Nature

All ages

This class includes structured and unstructured nature playtime.

Full Details & Dates Next Up Sep 28 Saturday Get Into Nature More Info


Ages 2-3

Kids will get a glimpse of wildlife up close! Each program includes interactive learning and an animal visitor.

Full Details & Dates Next Up Oct 15 Tuesday Owlet More Info

Pajama Party

Newborn through 1st grade

Kids wear their pajamas for this evening class, which includes a lesson, craft, Zoo experience, bedtime story, and snack.

Full Details & Dates Next Up Oct 05 Saturday Pajama Party More Info

Sunset Safari

Ages 1–6

Go on a learning safari after the Zoo is closed!

Full Details & Dates Next Up Oct 08 Tuesday Sunset Safari More Info

Tot Tuesdays

Ages 3–5

Enjoy fun and interactive educational activities for your kids on Tot Tuesdays!

Full Details & Dates Next Up Sep 24 Tuesday Tot Tuesdays More Info

Wee Wigglers

Ages 12-23 months

Your wee one will have a firsthand experience of the wonders of animals. Class includes interactive learning and an animal visitor.

Full Details & Dates Next Up Oct 01 Tuesday Wee Wigglers More Info

Guests with special needs are welcome. Contact the education department at 316-266-8213 for more information.

Online registration is required for each program. Space is limited. Each child and adult must have an individual ticket for class. A ticket is required for each attendee over the age of six months. All classes take place rain or shine, and all reservations are final. No cancellations, refunds, rain checks or exchanges. Tickets will not be replaced if lost, stolen, or unused.




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