Classes are designed to help children (ages 4-6) discover the fascinating world of animals. Classes are held in the Conservation Station and combine a themed lesson with crafts, experiments, trips into the zoo, and animal encounters in the classroom. Program length is 2 hours.
- Take a walk through the rainforest, journey across the desert, trek over a mountain as we discover the world-wide kingdom of plants.
Sept. 15, 2018
- We are on the trail of some tricky tracks! Students will discover different types of animal tracks and meet some animal friends with pretty funny feet.
Oct. 13, 2018
- The world is a wonderful place- and sometimes it needs our help! This class will explore the many ways that conservation kids can help make a difference.
Nov. 17, 2018
Morning, Noon, & Night
- Join us as we learn all about night owls and early birds! Students will learn about animals who are awake at all times of day, make sun catchers, and meet an animal friend in the classroom.
Dec. 15, 2018
- Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Or was it the lizard? What about the snake? Chickens aren’t the only egg layers in this world. Learning about egg laying animals will be “eggcelent” fun.
Jan. 19, 2019
Below Your feet
- There is a whole world beneath your feet! This class will discover what animals live underground, make our own underground tunnels, and will include a meeting with an animal who likes it in the dirt.
Feb. 16, 2019
- The animal kingdom can be a very chatty place! This class will investigate the different ways that animals communicate with one another.
Mar. 16, 2019
- Bird is the word for this class! Join us as we discover what makes birds special, try our hand at using a bird beak, and meet an animal friend.
Apr. 13, 2019
- The zookeepers at the zoo give animals toys for enrichment. Join us as we discover what enrichment is and which animals use them.