Zoo Activities

Fill your next trip to the zoo with activities that tie into animal themes. Check out these ideas for dramatic play, themed literacy, animal cracker snackers, and more.

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Watch Zoo Gorilla Mom Share Sweet Moment with Mother Carrying Her Newborn Baby at Boston Zoo
A mother shared a special moment with Kiki the gorilla at the Franklin Park Zoo when the primate became fascinated with the woman's sleeping newborn son.
Mama Bear Crossing the Road with Her Cubs is Every Parent with Multiple Kids
People stop traffic and wait while she tries to wrangle four cubs, one by one, to safety. You know this will never work the first time!
Snow Day! Watch the National Zoo's Pandas Adorably Slip and Slide Through D.C.'s Fresh Powder
Giant pandas Mei Xiang and Tian Tian took full advantage of the winter wonderland left behind by Washington D.C.'s recent snow storm.
The National Zoo's 8-Week-Old Panda Cub Is Getting Feistier by the Day
The cub, born on Aug. 21, is starting to explore his surroundings and go on field trips outside the den with his mom.

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