Program Zoolittles Series (EZS)

ZooLittles is a weekly educational series for preschoolers (ages 3-5) at the Zoo. Children will enjoy learning about plants and animals while experiencing the natural world around them in an interactive program. Programs may include physical activities, animal visits, explorations, stories, or crafts.

The 2022 Spring Series meets Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m.

Schedule

Theme

Description

April 6

Counting

We will practice our counting skills and learn more about our new Humboldt penguin friends!

April 13

Shapes

We will learn how to spot different shapes in nature!

April 20

Movement

We will explore different animal movements and practice our motor skills. 

April 27

Patterns

We will explore patterns in animal shapes and coverings. 

May 4

Symmetry

We will investigate symmetry and explore its beauty in nature!

May 11

Creativity

We will use our animal knowledge and creativity to make our own animal!

The 2022 Fall Series will be August 17 - September 21, Wednesdays 10-11 a.m. More details to come summer of 2022. 

REGISTRATION: 

Parents can register their child for all of the sessions in the 6-part series. Registration is limited to 12 children per series.  An adult caregiver should plan to participate with their child.

COST:

The program fee is $45 for children and includes all activity supplies for the program. There is no program fee for adults and children under 2.  Program fees can be paid online at time of registration. This program fee is in addition to Zoo admission, which is free for members. 

LOCATION:

The ZooLittles program will meet in the Event Tent and may move to other parts of the zoo to accomplish the themed activities planned.   From the entrance, enter the path to the right and walk past the Amazonia rainforest, past the wolves, and you will find the garden on your right before the Event Tent on the large hill.   You can call ahead and ask at the education for updates on location. 

WEATHER:

In the case of rain, we will announce an alternate location at the front gate.  Depending on the forecast, we may use the Kiwanis shelter, event tent, or move it entirely indoors in one of our classrooms. Cancellation is also possible due to severe weather. Notifications will be sent out via email at least one hour prior to program start time for participants. Programs cancelled due to weather can be rescheduled for another time.

Please dress for the weather. We recommend children wear play clothes and closed toed shoes, and bring sunscreen and water.

NOTIFICATIONS:

Direct registrations, questions, or cancellations to the Education Department (812) 435-0809, or education@meskerparkzoo.com, or to the front gate (812) 435-6143.


$45.00/person
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