Elmwood Park Zoo’s Little Learners preschool programs are offered from September through April with different themes each month. These hour long sessions are a unique way for preschoolers (age 3 to 5) and their caregivers to discover the natural world together! Learning occurs through live animal encounters, crafts, activities and artifacts.


Prices include admission to the zoo and Little Learners for one adult and one child age 3 to 5. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

EPZ Members: $15/pair per session
Non-Members: $25/pair per session


2016-2017 Dates & Themes

Classes take place three times each month on select Mondays and Saturdays from 10:30 to 11:30 AM. Themes change monthly.

Neighborhoods! - November 12, 14 or 19
A lot of critters have been forced out of their natural habitats by urbanization. Learn about how some animals have adapted to living among us.

Aquatic! - December 10, 12 or 17
While the weather outside is frightful, come on in and join us as we talk about animals who enjoy warmer weather activities such as swimming and sunbathing.

Birds of a Feather - January 14, 16 or 21
Not all feathers have the same job. Come meet some birds and learn about the different uses for their feathers.

Pest Control- February 11, 13 or 18
Some view them as pests but after today's class, you'll come to love and welcome these "pests."

What's for Dinner? - March 11, 13 or 18
Find out who is top dog in the animal kingdom and who is the low man on the totem pole. Learn how each animal, big or small, has an important role to play.

Too Many or Not Enough? - April 8, 10 or 15
Why are there endangered animals and how do they get this title? Come meet some animals that are endangered and learn how you can help!

For more information about Little Learners, or to register by phone, contact the Education Department at 610.277.3825 x 235 or 236.

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