Spend some quality time with your toddler at the Minnesota Zoo this summer! Sessions begin with 10-15 minutes of child-directed exploratory play* followed by a Zoo naturalist leading movement and art activities, an interactive story, and an animal encounter (with at least one hands-on experience with a toddler-sized animal), all focusing on the topic of the day.

*”Play provides the ultimate curriculum for social, physical and cognitive development.” (Francis Wardle, Ph.D., author of the book, Tomorrow’s Children) Toddler Time incorporates play into each program in order to provide opportunities that foster science learning by encouraging observation, exploration, and discovery.

Package Discount: Register for four Toddler Time programs* during the school year and receive $5 off every 4th class!

TIME:
 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. OR 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
DATES: Offered on select Saturdays and Mondays
AGE: Confident walkers through age three (with a favorite adult)
FEES:
Zoo Members: $15/Adult and child**
Non-members: $20/Adult and child**

Register Online

*Four Toddler Time classes must be for the same child.

**Each additional child will be charged $15. Maximum of two children per one adult.

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

If you have a toddler and you want to register for Toddler Time, but also have an infant at home, please feel free to bring the infant along as well to your class.

Call 952.431.9390 if you have any questions.

Toddler Time Program

Spend quality time with your toddler at the Minnesota Zoo!

Join a Zoo naturalist who will read a story, lead an animal encounter, a movement activity and an art project focusing on a specific topic.

Package Discount: Receive $5 off when four Toddler Time classes are booked for the same child in a single order.

TIME: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. OR 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
AGES: Confident walkers through age three (with a favorite adult)
FEES: Zoo Members: $15/Adult and child
Non-members: $20/Adult and child

How to Register

Register Online

If you have a toddler and you want to register for Toddler Time, but also have an infant at home, please feel free to bring the infant along as well to your class.

Call 952.431.9390 if you have any questions.

Upcoming Dates

  • Date: 03/05/2016
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 03/05/2016
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Date: 03/07/2016
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 03/07/2016
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Date: 04/02/2016
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 04/02/2016
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Date: 04/04/2016
  • Time: 9:30 AM
  • Date: 04/04/2016
  • Time: 11:00 AM