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Sign Up Today for January 2017 Nature’s Buddies

(Nov. 17, 2016) Engage your child’s wonder and curiosity about nature in this three-part series. Learn to guide your 2- to 4-year-old in nature play through exciting hands-on learning experiences at the zoo that can be incorporated into nature play at home.

During Nature’s Buddies: Backyard Animals in the Winter, explore how animals in your own backyard are dealing with cold temperatures. From nests, to feathers to even underwater, animals use many different ways to keep warm. You will even meet a zoo animal at each class!

Grown-ups must come ready to play. Class is rain or shine and considerable time is spent outside, so please dress appropriately.

To ensure a fun, interactive learning experience, class size is limited to 10 toddler/adult pairs. Registration is for one child and one adult for all three classes in the series.


$30 for Zoo Friends Members, $40 for non-members

Thursday Series: 9-10 a.m. on January 5, 12 and 19, 2017

3- to 4-year-olds
Thursday Series: 11 a.m. – noon on January 5, 12 and 19, 2017
Saturday Series: 10-11 a.m. on January 7, 14 and 21, 2017

If you don’t receive an electronic confirmation/receipt within 24 hours of registering online, please contact the zoo’s Education Department at 918-669-6219 or email us at