Programs for Schools and Groups

Looking for something fun and engaging for your students or group?

The Toledo Zoo is bringing the Zoo to you! Our virtual learning experiences will connect you with Zoo educators and animal ambassadors here at the zoo through tours & classroom lessons. Register your group for a custom session with up to 75 participants for $50. Programs are offerred Monday through Friday. Preset times are available for quick registration, but dates and times are flexible. Contact us at education@toledozoo.org for custom times.

Topics include:

Habitats
Invertebrates
Mammals
Zoo Careers

Endangered Species
Coverings
Reptiles
Adaptations

Food Chains
Animal Teams
Birds
Venom

Programs for Children and Families

Looking for something fun for your child to pass the time at home? Toledo Zoo is now offering programs to bring the Zoo to you. Our virtual learning experiences will connect you with educators and animal ambassadors here at the Zoo through tours or classroom lessons. All you need is a stable internet connection! All programs will be about 30 minutes.

Virtual Creature Feature Classroom Lessons

Discover and learn about animals with Zoo Educators as we explore a variety of animal themes. All sessions will be a combination of school standards based topics and live animal meet and greets. Every session will include a student worksheet related to the topic.

Herbivores and Omnivores – September 8 at 10:00 am
Herbivores and Omnivores – September 11 at 1:00 pm
Carnivores and Scavengers – September 15 at 10:00 am
Carnivores and Scavengers – September 18 at 1:00 pm
Horns, Antlers, Shells, and Spines – September 22 at 10:00 am
Horns, Antlers, Shells, and Spines – September 25 at 1:00 pm
Camouflage – September 29 at 10:00 am
Camouflage – October 2 at 1:00 pm
Signaling Colors – October 6 at 10:00 am
Signaling Colors – October 9 at 1:00 pm
Living in Teams – October 13 at 10:00 am
Living in Teams – October 16 at 1:00 pm
Using Senses – October 20 at 10:00 am
Using Senses – October 23 at 1:00 pm
Awake at Night – October 27 at 10:00 am
Awake at Night – October 30 at 1:00 pm
Movement – November 3 at 10:00 am
Movement – November 6 at 1:00 pm
Flight – November 10 at 10:00 am
Flight – November 13 at 1:00 pm
Staying Warm – November 17 at 10:00 am
Staying Warm – November 20 at 1:00 pm
Animal Behavior – December 1 at 10:00 am
Animal Behavior – December 4 at 1:00 pm
Animal All-Stars – December 8 at 10:00 am
Animal All-Stars – December 11 at 10:00 am

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

Virtual Creature Feature Zoo Tours

Visit the Zoo from the comfort of your couch. Join Zoo Educators as we go to popular exhibits and learn more about the Toledo Zoo’s amazing animal residents. Every session will include an animal journal page to fill out during the tour.

Herbivores and Omnivores – September 9 at 1:00 pm
Herbivores and Omnivores – September 10 at 10:00 am
Carnivores and Scavengers – September 16 at 1:00 pm
Carnivores and Scavengers – September 17 at 10:00 am
Horns, Antlers, Shells, and Spines – September 23 at 1:00 pm
Horns, Antlers, Shells, and Spines – September 24 at 10:00 am
Camouflage – September 30 at 1:00 pm
Camouflage – October 1 at 10:00 am
Signaling Colors – October 7 at 1:00 pm
Signaling Colors – October 8 at 10:00 am
Living in Teams – October 14 at 1:00 pm
Living in Teams – October 15 at 10:00 am
Using Senses – October 21 at 1:00 pm
Using Senses – October 22 at 10:00 am
Awake at Night – October 28 at 1:00 pm
Awake at Night – October 29 at 10:00 am
Movement – November 4 at 1:00 pm
Movement – November 5 at 10:00 am
Flight – November 11 at 1:00 pm
Flight – November 12 at 10:00 am
Staying Warm – November 18 at 1:00 pm
Staying Warm – November 19 at 10:00 am
Animal Behavior – December 2 at 1:00 pm
Animal Behavior – December 3 at 10:00 am
Animal All-Stars – December 9 at 1:00 pm
Animal All-Stars – December 10 at 10:00 am

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

More Dates and Topics Coming Soon!