Whether you are a homeschooler or teacher searching for new distance learning materials or a family looking for some family fun, this page is for you! The Minnesota Zoo’s goal is to support all Minnesotans by providing free resources that highlight some of our state’s greatest treasures—our animals! Our team is always developing new resources, so bookmark this page and visit often for new ideas!
Come meet our animals, learn what makes them each unique and see what we do every day to help them thrive!
Nature Learning (and play!)
Activities for outdoor learning, exploration and adventure.
Backyard Science and Conservation
Easy science and conservation activities for families; no special equipment required!
Kid Pages for Family Fun
Fun for all ages! Each Kid Page contains species specific fun facts and quizzes and a link to a coloring page.
Creative ideas to build relationships and compassion for animals, nature, and each other.
Field Trip and Classroom Resources
Browse the Minnesota Zoo’s free downloadable resource pages for learning materials suitable for a variety of ages.
Distance Learning Resources
Resources and materials specially developed for teachers transitioning to distance learning.