These child-only classes are designed specifically with your preschooler in mind as they transition from toddlers to kindergartners! Through child-directed exploration, play, and age-appropriate activities, we will discover the Zoo’s amazing animals and their habitats. Research indicates that children learn best in an environment which allows them to explore, discover, and play. (J.E. Fox) Play in particular enhances language development, social competence, creativity, imagination, and thinking skills. (D.P. Fromberg and D.F. Gullo).

AGES: 3 or 4 years old by September 1st
TIMES: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
DATES: Offered on select Fridays
FEES: Members: $20 per class, Non-members: $25 per class.

Package Discount: Register for four Preschool Pals programs* during the school year and receive $10 off every 4th class!

Register Online

How to Register

Online: A confirmation will be sent to you via email once you have registered online for your desired program (click on the “Register Online” button for the program you are interested in).

By Mail:  Complete the Registration Form. Mail-in registrations will receive a confirmation by email.

*Four preschool classes must be for the same child.

If the date you want is full, there is a waiting list option available during registration.

Call 952.431.9390 if you have any questions.

Looking for more preschool options – check out our Wild Wonders Preschool package.

They may not be Bob or Manny, but they are just as handy with wood. Not only do they build their own lodges and dams, find out how beavers construct a home for other pond animals too!

These child-only classes are designed specifically with your preschooler in mind as they transition from toddlers to kindergartners! Through child-directed exploration, play, and age-appropriate activities, we will discover the Zoo’s amazing animals and their habitats. Research indicates that children learn best in an environment which allows them to explore, discover, and play. (J.E. Fox) Play in particular enhances language development, social competence, creativity, imagination, and thinking skills. (D.P. Fromberg and D.F. Gullo).

AGES: 3-5 years old by September 1, 2015
TIMES: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
FEES: Members: $20 per class, Non-members: $25 per class.

Package Discount: Register for four or more classes for the same child in a single order and receive $2.50 off each class.

How to Register

Register Online

Questions? Call 952.431.9390.

Upcoming Dates

  • Date: 05/06/2016
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 05/20/2016
  • Time: 9:30 AM