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Learning Adventures

Zoo School: Asia

Learn how the Himalayas were formed.

Tiger camouflage! Learn how a tiger’s coloring help them blend in with their surroundings. Download your own Malayan tiger mask.

What keeps animals like polar bears warm? Blubber.

Create your own Asian giant hornet paper craft.

Mystery dragons of Asia.

Monday Funday Video: Introduction Asia Tour Tuesday Video: Lost Kingdom Mammals Facebook LIVE Story Time Crafts with Katie Video Meet a Friend Friday Video Smelling popcorn but you didn’t make any … is there a binturong near by? Learn all about this amazing species with an activity sheet and adoption certificate here.

Zoo School: Ickyology

 Make Slime! Do your own experiment just like the one featured in the introduction video this week!

Learn the differences in blood between insects, vertebrates, and crustaceans.

Whose scat is that? All about animal poop.

Create your own vulture using this paper plate pattern.

Use deductive reasoning and trial and error processes to identify different species of microorganisms.

Zoo School: Native Oklahoma

Pollen transfer. Do your own experiment just like the one featured in the introduction video this week!

Identify animals, plants, and nature-related objects in your local area with Oklahoma Bingo.

Flight of the Monarchs. Learn about the different stages of a monarch’s lifecycle.

Painty butterfly.  Let your creativity fly with this craft.

Understand the importance of bison in the Native American culture.

Pollinator Garden Guide.

Zoo School: Rainforest

Zoo School: Primates

Zoo School: Earth Week

Looking for a way to go green at home? Learn how to create a compost bin inside or outside your home.

Learn watershed basics and be able to identify the differences between point and nonpoint pollution.

Clean ecosystems are full of amazing aquatic animals. Identify different life stages of aquatic animals.

Understand how oil spills affect certain species and what we can do to help.

Learn how different fishing methods can increase or decrease bycatch.

Create a grass head planter using things around your home.

Zoo School: Reptiles

Zoo School: Africa

Learn the difference between Asian and African elephants with Elephant Escapades.

Would you make a great meerkat? Find out with the Meerkat survival game!

Feeling crafty? Create an elephant out of paper.

It would be a cat-tastrophe to not know the different types of big cats.

Rainforests, deserts and savannas. Learn all about African habitats.

Zoo School: Birds

Discover some of the challenges faced by penguin parents as they try to protect their nest.

Learn to dance the flamingo like a flamingo during this dance activity for learners 6 years of age or older.

Eye of the … eagle? Explore how you compare to our fine feathered friends with a bird competition.

Look, in the sky! It’s a bird! But what kind?! Learn how to be a backyard birds identification hero.

Feed the birds for only tuppence a day with this easy bird feeder craft.

Want another bird craft? You got it! Join us on Thursday to make this TeePee Tube Bird activity.

Zoo School: Foxes

Learn why fennec foxes have such large ears with Don’t be so Fennec-y.

What is the difference between Arctic and fennec foxes? Let’s compare and contrast Arctic Fox & Fennec Fox Traits.

Learn a new way finding skill while search for food like a fox during Fox and Food.

Discover how foxes survive in different habitats with What Fox Goes Where?

Some of our fox friends change with the seasons. Are you ready to make a fox for each season with our Winter/Summer Arctic Fox craft?

Zoo School: Frogs

Find out how far animals can jump with our Leapin’ Animals activity.

Discover the singing stars in your own backyard with Frog & Toad American Idol.

Encourage your children to be physically active while learning about amphibian adaptations with Amphibian Analogies.

Let’s get a little bit crafty with our Jumping Frog learning activity.

Thanks for joining us on Facebook LIVE during World Frog Day, Friday, March 20, 2020. If you missed meeting our frog friend hop here to watch.

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