Homeschool Programs

At the OKC Zoo, Go Wild!

Homeschooling Programs

Enjoy experiences beyond the four walls of a traditional classroom by letting the Zoo be your fresh-air, nearby learning lab. Monthly classes include animal encounters, exhibit tours, and much more!


 

Taxonomy Series

Learn who’s who and what’s what at the Zoo and Botanical Garden!  Each month focuses on an animal (or plant) group and includes animal encounters, zoo tours, and hands on activities.  Let the learning begin!

  • Monthly Sept - Apr

  • Ages:  4-5 yrs, 6-7 yrs, 8-12 yrs  (Separate age groups)

  • Cost per student:  $10 (mem), $12 (non-mem)

  • Only registered participants with one adult are allowed in class.  However, adults are not required to stay.

  • Children of different age groups, must be enrolled separately into proper age groups.


FISH

    Fish are well equipped to live in the water.  Have your student join our school of fish as they create their own fish model to take home.

Thursday, DEC. 6
1 P.M. TO 2:30 P.M.

or 

Friday, DEC. 7
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. OR 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Recently Added for 8-12 Year Olds Only

Thursday, Dec 6 3:00 P.M. TO 4:30 P.M.

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4-5 Year Olds | 6-7 Year Olds | 8-12 Year Olds


REPTILES

Scales, tails, and claws are just a few of the many characteristics that make reptiles so amazing.  Join our herp team as we learn the anatomy of these scaly creatures.

THURSDAY, jAN 3
1 P.M. TO 2:30 P.M.

OR 

FRIDAY, jAN 4
1 P.M. TO 2:30 P.M. OR 3 P.M. TO 4:30 P.M.

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4-5 Year Olds | 6-7 Year Olds | 8-12 Year Olds


BIRDS

Whether they fly in the sky, swim in water, or strut their stuff, birds are well equipped for their habitats.  Put your birding skills to the test as we identify birds native to Oklahoma.

THURSDAY, feb 7
1 P.M. TO 2:30 P.M.

OR 

FRIDAY, feb 8
1 P.M. TO 2:30 P.M. OR 3 P.M. TO 4:30 P.M.

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4-5 Year Olds | 6-7 Year Olds | 8-12 Year Olds


INVERTEBRATES

Being spineless is not so bad, especially for these invertebrates that make up more than 90% of the animals in the world!  Fly, crawl, or swim on over as we explore the habitats of these spineless wonders or collect data in the field.

THURSDAY, MAR 7
1 P.M. TO 2:30 P.M.

OR 

FRIDAY, MAR 8
1 P.M. TO 2:30 P.M. OR 3 P.M. TO 4:30 P.M.

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4-5 Year Olds | 6-7 Year Olds | 8-12 Year Olds


PLANTS

Animals aren’t the only ones that get sorted…plants do too!  Your budding botanist will enjoy a plant scavenger hunt and learn how important plants are to animals, including us!

THURSDAY, MAR 7
1 P.M. TO 2:30 P.M.

OR 

FRIDAY, MAR 8
1 P.M. TO 2:30 P.M. OR 3 P.M. TO 4:30 P.M.

REGISTER NOW:
4-5 Year Olds | 6-7 Year Olds | 8-12 Year Olds

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