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Thursday August 15

11:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

Join us for our early childhood education toddler program! Hatchlings is a hands on play and exploration time just for 2-4 year olds and an accompanying adult. During this 60 minute program we will sing songs, explore our senses, visit animal friends, and have a yummy snack! Meet new human friends to explore the zoo with afterwards!

Each program starts at 11am and will run for approximately an hour and include a combination of games, sensory play, story time, sing-a-longs, and animal friend visits. These programs are specifically designed to promote hands on, self guided play and exploration.

Program price includes admission into the zoo for a child and an adult, a snack, and activities.

General Price - $15
Member Price - $11:  Members must sign in to be eligibility for the discounted price
Additional Child* - $5
* No more than 2 children per adult.

There are a limited number of spots available in each program, so register early!


June 13 and 15: Growth Spurts
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July 18 and 20: Water Bugs
Explore the wonderful world of water by playing in our sensory pools.

August 15 and 17: Tiny Artists
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September 19: On The Move
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