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ZOO-ON-WHEELS

Bring the Zoo to your school, club, church, senior center, library or other public venue. Live animals and interesting artifacts help bring learning to life. Each program is tailored to the age of the audience or programs can be custom-designed to fit your curriculum.

For details and pricing, contact the Education Department at 800.652.4143 x 235 or 236 or email education@elmwoodparkzoo.org
 

Preschool, Kindergarten, First Grade

30-minute programs with 3 live animals
 

Crunch, Munch, What's for Lunch?

People eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner; but do animals follow this same routine? Crunch, slurp, and nibble your way through the animal kingdom's healthy diets.
 

Critter Coats

Discover all the unique covers animals wear and the different ways that they help them to survive.
 

Wildlife Workout

People aren't the only ones who do push-ups! In this get up and go program, you will exercise while learning about animal movement.
 

Sensational Animals

Take an in-depth look at our five senses and explore the differences and similarities with how they're used in the animal kingdom.
 

Animal Adaptations

Webbed feet, wings, camouflage and quills are all unique features. We learn how animals utilize them to live and thrive.
 

Grades 2 through 9

50-minute programs with live animals and artifacts
 

Crunch, Munch, What's for Lunch?

People eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner; but do animals follow this same routine? Crunch, slurp, and nibble your way through the animal kingdom's healthy diets.
 

Who Lives Here?

Students learn about the differences between animal homes and all the components of a habitat.
 

On the Brink

We will explore the different threats facing many animals and why many are endangered, as well as what we can do to help.
 

Animal Adaptations

Students discover a number of different animal features and learn how these features help them to survive in an ever-changing world.
 

Design Your Own Program

Educators, custom create a program that ties directly into your curriculum and meets the needs of any class. Please contact the Education Department for further details.
 

Fairs and Events

The Zoo provides a fun and educational addition to any fair or event. Featuring live animals and a table filled with feathers, furs, shells and skulls to touch and explore. There is a two-hour maximum time limit for this appearance.
 

Option #1

Informational display table, live animals and touchable artifacts without a formal program.
 

Option #2

Informational display table, live animals, touchable artifacts and a 30-minute program featuring live animals.
 
 
 
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