Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Sat - Sun: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mon - Fri: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Sat - Sun: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mon - Fri: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

View All Rates ›

Zoo Tots & Zoo Tots Cooking

Ages: 2-4 years with an accompanying adult
Class length: 1 hour
Cost per child: $10 members/$20 non-members

Zoo Tots & Zoo Tots Cooking are classes geared toward children age 2-4 years with their favorite adult! During these classes we invite you to join your favorite furry, feathery, slimy, and fuzzy animal friends in exciting, hands-on adventures!

Registration and pre-payment required. For non-members, class cost includes Zoo admission for child and accompanying adult.

Zoo Tots

During Zoo Tots we will read books, make crafts, enjoy visits from live animals, participate in educational activities and free play, and explore the zoo.

Zoo Tots classes take place in the Bankers Trust Learning Center located in the center of the Zoo.

  • January 13-16: Hibernation Situation
    • Virtual Class – January 19
  • January 27-30: Movin’ and Groovin’
    • Virtual Class – February 2
  • February 10-13: Love Birds
    • Virtual Class – February 16
  • February 24-27: Sun, Sand, and Desert Land
    • Virtual Class – March 2
  • March 10-13: Whose Nest?
    • Virtual Class – March 16
  • March 24-27: Monkey Around
    • Virtual Class – March 30
  • April 7-10: Pond Pals
    • Virtual Class – April 13
  • April 21-24: Stripes, Spots and Polka Dots
    • Virtual Class – April 27
  • May 5-8: Animal Detectives
    • Virtual Class – May 11
  • May 19-22: Rodents Rock!
    • Virtual Class – May 25


See registration page for class times and descriptions!

Classes are the same during each theme, please register for only one class per theme.

Click here to register

Zoo Tots Cooking

During Zoo Tots Cooking you and your toddler will make a creative, tasty treat, hear stories, make crafts, and enjoy visits from live animals!

Zoo Tots Cooking classes take place in the Macaw Café located on the lower lever of the Discovery Center by the new tamarin exhibit.

Click here to register for Zoo Tots Cooking.

  • April 1-3: Bunny Rolls
  • April 15-17: Panda Cakes
  • April 29-May 1: Armadillo Potatoes
  • May 13-15: Busy Bees

Classes are the same during each theme, please register for only one class per theme.

COVID-19 Precautions and Restrictions

Out of an abundance of caution, to keep our guests, animals and staff healthy, we are implementing several precautions and restrictions for our education programs. Please note, these precautions are constantly changing. When you register for a program with Blank Park Zoo, you agree to follow our precautions and restrictions as they continue to change.

Click here to read Blank Park Zoo’s COVID-19 Precautions and Restrictions for Education Programming

Registration & Cancellations

All sales are final. If you are unable to attend a class, you can transfer to an open in person class or virtual class. No refunds will be offered unless classes are cancelled by the Zoo.

For more information, help registering please call the Education Office at 515-974-2550 or email

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