EYFS Sessions

For children aged 0-5 years

 

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For further information or to book a visit please call 01384 215313 or email louise.curtis@dudleyzoo.org.uk

 

 

Count with Keepers

Workshop length: 20 – 30 mins

This workshop focuses on basic counting; where the children help the keepers count the number of legs, horns and spots of animals that they can meet. This gives your children the opportunity to apply basic numbers to a real world setting.

Animals: This workshop may include a cockroach, guinea pig and a tarantula.

Cost: £8.00 per child

 

Animal Story Time

Workshop length: 20 – 30 mins

Join us for story time at the zoo, where we will be reading our very own animal based book! This workshop will be an adult led story time with the chance for the children to meet some of the animals from the story!

Animals: This workshop may include a chinchilla, ferret, guinea pig, rabbit and a rat.

Cost: £8.00 per child

 

Down on the Farm

Workshop length: 20 – 30 mins

A tactile session for younger children down in our farm barn: where your children will have a chance to meet a variety of small animals. They will all have the opportunity to touch all the animals they meet.

Animals: This workshop may include a chinchilla, guinea pig, ferret, rabbit and a rat.

Cost: £8.00 per child

 
Meet the Animals

Workshop length: 20 – 30 mins

A tactile session for younger children based in our Discovery Centre. This is a great session to introduce children to small, fluffy animals in a calm environment. They have the opportunity to meet different friendly animals, with the option to touch them if the children would like to.

Animals: This workshop may include a chinchilla, guinea pig, ferret, and a rat.

Cost: £8.00 per child

 

Meet the Minibeasts

Workshop length: 20 – 30 mins

This is a session where your children will be able to meet a selection of invertebrates. This session will be as hands on as is possible, allowing the children to touch or hold where possible. As well as seeing a selection of biofacts including butterflies behind glass and bugs in plastic.

Animals: This workshop may include a cockroach, stick insect, snail and a tarantula.

Cost: £8.00 per child

 

Shapes and Colours on the Zoo

Workshop length: 20 – 30 mins

This is a session will give your children a chance to recognise colours and shapes in a real world setting. This session utilises our animals and enclosures to encourage the children to name an animal’s colour or what shapes they can see in an animal’s enclosure.

Animals: This workshop may include a chinchilla, cockroach, salamander and a snake.

Cost: £8.00 per child

 

Zoo Explorer Tour – NEW FOR 2019-20

Workshop length: 50 – 60 mins

This is an interactive tour taking place at the top of the zoo, where the children are able to feed the meerkats, hop like wallabies, march through the castle like an army, sing and act like a gibbon, roar and act like a sea lion, see penguins play with bubbles and meet and touch some of our friendly fluffy animals.

Animals: This tour may include a chinchilla, ferret, guinea pig and a rat.

Cost: £10.00 per child