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Preschool Outreach Programs

Preschool Outreach Programs

Preschool Outreach programs allow students the opportunity to see animals up close and personal.  During these programs preschool aged students will meet 4-6 animal ambassadors from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and will learn many fun facts about these cool creatures.


What:       Program designed to bring 5-7 live animals up-close to a preschool audience.
Who:        Pre-K to Kindergarten students.  Maximum of 25 students each session
Where:   In your preschool classroom or multi-purpose space.
When:    September – May
Time:      25 minute program
Cost:      $100 for first program and $75 for each consecutive program at the same location in the same day- maximum of three programs. Outside Franklin County: Additional $100 mileage fee
How:      Call 614-724-3699 to register.  Two week advanced registration required.



Talk to the Animals 
Discover how colors, sounds, smells and movement are all important ways animals "talk" with each other.


Don’t see a program that fits your needs?

Call us at 614-742-3699.  We will work with you to create an amazing wildlife connection suitable for your group.