Humungous Creatures (K-1)

Learning is Giant Fun at the Zoo

Do your students have big questions about big animals? Bring them for some oversized fun as we look at the largest animals in the world and living here at the zoo, and learn about their unique adaptations. With activities, costumes and role-playing, we’ll cover some big facts about the special needs of these amazing animals. Click HERE for a more detailed outline of the program.

Humungous Creatures

Curriculum Connections:

Kindergarten – Creative expression; critical and creative thinking.

Grade One – Needs of Plants and Animals.

Length: 60 minutes

Times offered: 10:00am, 11:15am, 12:45pm

Program Fees for 17/18 school year: $225 September - March
                                                            $275 April - June

Maximum 27 students

For detailed availabilty please check the Program Schedule.

Booking information and guidelines

Please look through our booking procedures to help you fill in a booking form. It includes important information relating to class sizes and chaperones as well as other frequently asked questions.


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