Preschool Programs

Animal programs are engaging 30-45 minute presentations that feature three live ambassador animals. Choose one of the topics below that best fits your learning. Cost listed below is in addition to zoo admission. There is no additional program charge for adults attending programs with a student group. Maximum number of students per program is 40. Groups larger than 40 will need to book multiple programs.

Animal Programs

Cost: Add $2.00 per student, $35 minimum

  • Animals in Motion – Jump, slither and crawl along with the animals and learn how and why they move the way they do!
  • Creature Coverings – Students will uncover the world of animal skins, scales, feathers and fur by taking a close look at animal coverings and how they help animals survive.
  • Frogs & Turtles – Explore these favorite animals up close and learn what makes them special!
  • Super Senses – Students will use their senses to explore the world just like animals do. Through sight, sound, smell and touch, examine how your senses compare.


Groups receive a discount on general admission if they make a Group Reservation in advance.

For questions or more information contact:

Jessamy Schwartz
(218) 730-4500 ext. 205

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