Family Offerings

Family Offerings

Virtual Creature Feature

Looking for something fun for your child to pass the time at home? Your Zoo is now offering programs to bring the zoo to you. Our virtual learning experiences will connect you with educators and animal ambassadors at the zoo through tours or classroom lessons. All you need is a stable internet connection! Every session will also include a student worksheet related to the topic.

Topic Schedule
Animal Teams – Classroom Lesson – March 26 and April 9 at 11:15 a.m.
Animals Teams – Aquarium Tour – March 26 and April 9 at 1:15 p.m.

All About Habitats – Classroom Lesson – April 2 and April 16 at 11:15 a.m.
All About Habitats – Museum Tour – April 2 and April 16 at 1:15 p.m.

Sessions cost $3 for Members and $5 for Non-Members

Stroller Safari

Ages 0-3

Details:
Break out the stroller and explore the Zoo with an educator to learn fun animal facts! Wear comfortable shoes; this class visits a different exhibit each date. This class is for ages (0-3yrs) and is a 6-week series.

Spring 2020 - Move Like an Animal!

  • Tuesdays March 17, 24, 31 April 7, 14, 21
  • Thursdays March 19, 26 April 2, 9, 16, 2
  • Saturdays March 21, 28 April 4, 11, 18, 25

Summer A 2020- Animal Families

  • Tuesdays May 19, 26 June 2, 9, 16, 23
  • Thursdays May 21, 28 June 4, 11, 18, 25
  • Saturdays May 23, 30 June 6, 13, 20, 27

Summer B 2020- Animal ABC’s

  • Tuesdays July 21, 28 August 4, 11, 18, 25
  • Thursdays July 23, 30 August 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Saturdays July 25 August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Fall 2020- Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

  • Tuesdays September 15, 22, 29 October 6, 13, 20
  • Thursdays September 17, 24 October 8, 15, 22
  • Saturdays September 19, 26 October 3, 10, 17, 24

Time:

  • 9:30-10:15 a.m.

Price per child:

  • $25/Member
  • $30/Non-Member

WILD FAMILY ENCOUNTERS: SOUTH AMERICAN FRIENDS

Details:
From the Amazon Rainforest to the Andes Mountains, come to the Zoo to explore the animals of South America. Meet ambassador animals up close, including a chance to take a picture with our sloth.

Recommended for ages 5 and older. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Dates:

  • Saturday, March 28, 1 - 2PM
  • Saturday, May 9, 1 - 2PM

Price:

  • Members: $15/person
  • Non-members: $30/ person

Animal Tales

Ages 3-4

Details:
Enjoy charming animal stories, plus songs, games, crafts and animal visits. Classroom time will be followed by a Zoo adventure and end with some free play! Each season has a theme but sign up for individual classes is also available. Classes are on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. Please meet at the front of the Education Building. These classes are designed for kids ages 3 - 5.

Winter Topic: Animal Superheroes

Grab your capes and get ready for the adventure each week. Marvel at the superheroes of the animal kingdom and discover some of their amazing powers!

  • February 11 - Flight
  • February 18 - Invisibility
  • February 25 - Strength
  • March 3 - Speed
  • March 10 - Stretch
  • March 17 - Armor

Spring Topic: Home Sweet Home

Animals live around the world, in all different habitats. Find out what makes each habitat unique and the cool creatures that live there.

  • April 14- Rainforest
  • April 21- Desert
  • April 28- Ocean
  • May 5- Arctic and Antarctic
  • May 12- Ohio Forest
  • May 19- Savanna

Fall Topic: Zoo Careers

Animals live around the world, in all different habitats. Find out what makes each habitat unique and the cool creatures that live there.

  • September 15 - Zookeeper
  • September 22 - Veterinarian
  • September 29 - Out in the Field
  • October 6 - Aquarist
  • October 13 - Making Food
  • October 20 - Animal Trainer

Holidays Topic: Cool Animals in Cold Places

As the cold weather comes to Toledo, come learn about how the animals deal with the cold too!

  • November 10 - Bears
  • November 17 -Penguins
  • November 24 - Mountain Animals
  • December 1 - Wolves
  • December 8 - Seals, Walruses and Whales
  • December 15 - Reindeer

Time:

  • 9:30-10:15 a.m.

Prices:

  • Individual date price: $5
  • Season price (6 classes): $25