KinderZoo

Introducing KinderZoo! A new program for preschoolers and their grown-ups to play, discover, and learn in a fun, interactive way.  Join us as we explore different animals and habitats, using games, BioFacts, and engaging, age-appropriate activities. Each class will also include the opportunity to meet an education animal up-close and learn all about them!

To sign up for KinderZoo, click on the appropriate time slot under your preferred date below.

Classes fill up fast. Pre-registration is recommended.

November

Safari Time!
Have you ever wanted to go to Africa? KinderZoo in November is your chance to meet an African animal up-close without having to travel across the ocean. We will learn about African animals and the important jobs they have.

Saturday, Nov. 4th

Sunday, Nov. 5th

Tuesday, Nov. 7th

Friday, Nov. 17th

December

All Kinds of Coats
We wear coats in the winter to keep warm, but animals wear theirs all the time! During KinderZoo in December, learn about the different kinds of “coats” animals have, and why they are so important.

Tuesday, Dec. 5th

Friday, Dec. 8th

Sunday, Dec. 10th

Saturday, Dec. 16th

January

Fabulous Frogs (18 months – 3 years, 10:15 a.m.)
Frogs have some fabulous adaptations. Come to KinderZoo in January where we will learn all about frogs, and then you’ll meet some!

Growing Up (3 years – 5 years, 11:30 a.m.)
Every animal grows up in their own way, including people!  We will act out the lifecycles of different animals and see how they are similar or different to ours.

February

Marvelous Mammals (18 months – 3 years, 10:15 a.m.)
Come meet some marvelous mammals at KinderZoo! We will learn about all the things that make mammals special.

Tons of Tails (3 years – 5 years, 11:30 a.m.)
Animals have tails for all kinds of reasons. At KinderZoo in February, we will look at some different animal tails, and make some of our own!

March

Terrific Turtles (18 months – 3 years, 10:15 a.m.)
Some turtles live right in our own backyard. Come learn about what makes them so cool!

Animal Homes (3 years – 5 years, 11:30 a.m.)
Animals find shelter in many different ways, from camouflage to building their own homes. Come to KinderZoo, and meet an animal who carries his home around with him all the time!

April

Beneficial Bugs (18 months – 3 years, 10:15 a.m.)
Bugs have one of the most important jobs around, but are often overlooked. Come to KinderZoo and find out why they are so nice to have around!

Bugging Out (3 years – 5 years, 11:30 a.m.)
At KinderZoo, we love bugs! Join us for a class and maybe you’ll leave loving bugs too!

May

Bright Birds (18 months – 3 years, 10:15 a.m.)
Birds can be brightly colored, and they can also be very smart. Come meet a bird at KinderZoo and find out why we call her bright!

Animal Babies (3 years – 5 years, 11:30 a.m.)
Springtime is filled with cute baby animals. Come learn about how different animals care for their young, and make your own nest for some baby birds.

We want to hear from you! Contact the Education Department at 585.336.7213 or education@senecazoo.org with any questions or comments.