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Welcome to Zoo Along with You - your hub for zoo-related activities to help engage your young people and keep their spirits high while in and around your home. Check back each week for new videos and downloads!
Be sure to also check out the Daily Dose and Daily Dose at Home series, bringing you virtually behind the scenes with us every day while we're closed.
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virtual storytime with you
sharing the zoo with you
connecting to nature with you
Use your nature treasures to make art. Ages 5+
Can you solve these animal word puzzles? Ages 7+
Channel your inner radio host and create a nature or animal-themed podcast to share with your family and friends. Great for ages 7+.
Observe and count the animal life in your neighbourhood. Great for ages 6+
Dive into the world of animal behinds! Great for ages 5+.
Build a safe space for bugs near your home. Ages 5+
Use vegetables to make natural paints for a portrait of one of our animals. Ages 6+
Calling all explorers! Time to engage all your senses and see if you can find everything on our list. Great for ages 5+.
Create your own animal adventure or a superhero who protects wild life and wild places. Great for ages 7+.
Take time to explore the wonder of the natural world around with you in this engaging journaling technique. Art skills not required! Great for explorers ages 7+.
Tickle your funny bone with these animal and nature jokes. Great for ages 5+.
Community Walk Bingo
Energize your next community walk and discover nature in your neighbourhood with a game of bingo! Great for any age.
Take your next wilderness walk to a deeper level. Great for any age.
Unlock the identity of those beautiful coniferous or "evergreen" trees around you using this handy key. Great for explorers ages 10+.
zoo crafts with you