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Early childhood program for children to learn about animals and connect with nature.

Early Explorer Expeditions - Animal Action

Ages 2 - 4 with adult 

In this four-part series, children will explore, play and pretend as they discover different ways animals move. Learn through play the animal way! These highly interactive, nature play based programs foster deep and meaningful connections with animals and inspire children to explore the natural world.  

2014 DATES:

Hop & Jump - June 24, 28 or July 2
Walk & Run - July 8, 12 or 16
Slither & Crawl - July 22, 26 or 30
Swim & Fly - August 5, 9 or 13

Classes run from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Additional Information

It is in a child’s nature to want to explore.

Denver Zoo continues to offer our new programming for young children:  Early Explorer Expeditions!

This four part series “Animal Action” is designed for your 2-4 year old child (and one engaged adult) to discover and explore the natural world.  Through hands-on experiences, zoo exploration, investigation and play we will cultivate connections between children and the world around them. Each “expedition” will include different live animals from our education collection. 


You must purchase a ticket for each child and each adult.

Members: $8.00 per participant (per class)
Non-members: $14.00 per participant (per class)

Upcoming Dates

Participants are invited to register for one day of each theme. Upcoming dates for Early Explorer Expeditions: Animal Action are:

Hop & Jump - June 24, 28 or July 2
Walk & Run - July 8, 12 or 16
Slither & Crawl - July 22, 26 or 30
Swim & Fly - August 5, 9 or 13

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