• Open daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Grounds close at 5 p.m.

Classes for 3-Year Olds


Start your child out in our 'Learning Through Animals Series' to discover important lessons with the help of our animals.

2014 class schedule:

  • Animal Colors: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, September 13, OR 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 23 OR 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, September 26: In this class we will meet some colorful critters and discover how their colors help them to survive in their natural ranges while learning our colors along the way! 

  • Animal Shapes: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, October 4 OR 10:15.to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 14 OR 10:15 to 11 a.m. Friday, October 17: This month we will see if animals have any familiar shapes on their bodies!

  • Animal Sounds: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday, November 8 OR 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 11 OR 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, November 14: This month learn about the symphony of sounds you might hear in the animal world.

  • Animal Opposites: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday, December 6 OR 10:15 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 9 OR 10:15 to 11 a.m. Friday, December 12: Smooth or spiny, big or small, hard shell or furry? There are opposites all around us in the animal world. 

In addition: Songs, activities, a snack and an up-close look at one of our education animals are included in this program.

Cost: $11 per child for members; $17 per child for non-members. Pre-registration is required.