Children’s Programs

Whether your children are two, 17, or any age in between, SF Zoo offers educational programs designed specifically to meet their needs and support the Zoo’s mission.

 

Little Learners (18 months – 3.5 years + adult)
Animal Adventures (3 – 5 years + adult)
Young Zoologists (5 – 7 years)
Teens (11 – 17 years)

Classes for Young Children

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Little Learners

18 months – 3½ year-olds + 1 adult

Little Learners has adapted to meet your at-home learning needs! Join us for a 6-week series of live, online classes. Each class focuses on a different animal and includes songs, movement videos, and storytime. Exciting add-ons are available to enhance your at-home Little Learners experience with supplemental indoor and outdoor activities.
Sign up for individual classes or all 6 weeks in a series.

Add-Ons:

Option 1
ePacket
– 6x Art instructions
– 6x Pretend play guides
– 6x Nature play activities
– 6x Live class supplemental materials (lesson plans, pictures, and facts & coloring sheets)

Option 2
At-Home Packet mailed to you
– Printouts of all ePacket materials
– 6x Pre-prepped art materials
– 6x Pretend play animal “food”
– 6x Nametags
– Zoo class “passport” & stickers

Click here to download a 1-week sample ePacket

At-Home Little Learners classes will return inSeptember 2021

Have a Question?
e-mail [email protected]

Children may attend one class time per week. Pre-registration required.

Thursdays 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Fridays 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Fees:
$12 per class for Members
$15 per class for Non-members
$15 ePacket (optional add-on)
$40 At-Home Packet mailed to you + ePacket (optional add-on)

A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Scholarships are funded by the generosity of our Early Childhood Programs families. Email [email protected] to find out more.

Click here to join our Early Childhood Programs mailing list!

Animal Adventures

3 – 5 year-olds + 1 adult

Animal Adventures has adapted to meet your at-home learning needs! Join us for a 6-week series of live, online classes. Each class focuses on a different letter of the alphabet and corresponding animal and includes songs, movement, videos, and storytime. Exciting add-ons are available to enhance your at-home Animal Adventures experience with supplemental indoor and outdoor activities.
Sign up for individual classes or all 6 weeks in a series.

Add-Ons:

Option 1
ePacket
– 6x Art instructions
– 6x Pretend play guides
– 6x Nature play activities
– 6x Live class supplemental materials (lesson plans, pictures, and facts & coloring sheets)

Option 2
At-Home Packet mailed to you
– Printouts of all ePacket materialss
– 6x Pre-prepped art materials
– 6x Pretend play animal “food”
– 6x Nametags
– Zoo class “passport” & stickers

 

Click here to download a 1-week sample ePacket

At-Home Little Learners classes will return inSeptember 2021

Have a Question?
e-mail [email protected]

Children may attend one class time per week. Pre-registration required.  

Thursdays 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Fridays 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Saturdays 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Fees:
$12 per class for Members
$15 per class for Non-members
$15 ePacket (optional add-on)
$40 At-Home Packet mailed to you + ePacket (optional add-on)

A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Scholarships are funded by the generosity of our Early Childhood Programs families. Email [email protected] to find out more.

Click here to join our Early Childhood Programs mailing list!

Young Zoologists

5 – 7 year-olds

Our Young Zoologists has adapted to meet your at-home learning needs! Join us for a 6-week series of live, online classes. Each class focuses on an animal classification or habitat.
Sign up for individual classes or all 6 weeks in a series.

 

 

At-Home Little Learners classes will return inSeptember 2021

Have a Question?
e-mail [email protected]

Pre-registration required.
Saturdays
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Fees:
$15 per class for Members
$18 per class for Non-members

Fees:
$12 per class for Members
$15 per class for Non-members
$15 ePacket (optional add-on)
$40 At-Home Packet mailed to you + ePacket (optional add-on)

A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Scholarships are funded by the generosity of our Early Childhood Programs families. Email [email protected] to find out more.

Click here to join our Early Childhood Programs mailing list!

Teens

For more information on the Zoo’s amazing teen volunteer opportunities, visit our Volunteer Programs page.