Fall Classes at the Queens Zoo for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

Classes like Little Hatchlings, Kinder Kritters, and Toddler Time are what you can enjoy this Fall at the Queens Zoo. 

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The Queens Zoo is one of Queens’ best kept secrets and every season they have a great line up of classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy. Do not wait to sign up though, there is already a waitlist! Here are their offerings for the Fall 2013 season.

  • Tip: The classes are affordable on their own however if you buy a membership, they get even cheaper.  This membership also includes a free pass to all of the city zoos for the year.

 

Little Hatchlings (10-23 Months)

This 10-class series is taught by an early childhood zoo educator and offers an introduction to animals and nature. During each class parents and toddlers will be introduced to an animal topic accompanied by songs and stories, nature play and movement. During the class, parents and children will also pay a visit to an animal exhibit.

Class Times

Wednesday Fall Series
Time A: 10-11am
Time B: 11:30am-12:30pm
Dates: Sept 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20

Wednesday Spring Series
Time A: 10-11am OR
Time B: 11:30am-12:30pm
Dates: Mar 26, Apr 2, 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4

Cost

WCS Members $250; Non-members $270

Register

 

Toddler Time (2-3 Years)

During this 10 week program, toddlers can meet a variety of furry, scaly, and feathery zoo animals in a series of interactive classes for toddlers and their caregivers. Live animals, movement and musical activities, and a craft are also part of the program.

Class Times

Saturday Series
Time A: 10-11am OR
Time B: 11:30am-12:30pm
Fall: Sept 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, Dec 7, 14
Winter: Jan 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, Mar 1, 8, 15

Wednesday Series
Time A: 10-11am OR
Time B: 11:30am-12:30pm
Fall: Sept 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20 
Winter: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 26, Mar 5, 12, 19

Friday Series
Time: 10-11am
Fall: Sept 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22
Winter: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21

 

Cost

WCS Members $250; Non-members $270

Register

Kinder Kritters (4-5 Years)

These interactive classes are a must for any animal-loving preschooler. Programs include hands-on activities, animal guests and visits to exhibits with a whole bunch of fun! Some classes include keeper chats, a scavenger hunt and more.

Class Times

Saturday Fall Series

10:30-11:30am
Dates: Sept 14, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, Nov 2

Saturday Winter Series

10:30-11:30am
Dates: Feb 8, 15, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22

 

Cost

WCS Members $150; Non-members $170

Register