Nature Explorers Preschool (3-5)

At the OKC Zoo, Go Wild!

Preschool

Using the Zoo’s natural setting, Nature Explorers Preschool focuses on developing the “whole child” -- i.e., cognitive, physical, social, emotional, and creative development. Curriculum increases direct contact time with the outdoors through discoveries about the Zoo plants and animals. Children ages 3, 4 and 5 will have daily zoo explorations, interactions with “animal ambassadors” in the classroom, and participate in special events.

Dates

  • 2019-2020 open enrollment begins April 19, 2019 at 8 a.m. To enroll, call (405) 425-0218 or come by the Education offices that day.

  • Must be 3-5 years on or before September 1, 2019

  • Must be potty trained by start of school year

  • Classes run September 3, 2019 to May 24, 2020

Enrollment Options 

  • Option 1: 2 day preschool, Tuesday/Thursday

  • Option 2: 3 day preschool, Monday/Wednesday/Friday

  • Option 3: 5 day preschool , Monday-Friday

  • Hours: 9am-1pm

Fee Information

  • A $50 non-refundable enrollment fee is required to reserve your child's spot.
  • $195/month for two day preschool
  • $245/month for three day preschool

  • $425/month for five day preschool 

Contact

Education Department at (405) 425-0218 or by email education@okczoo.org

Parent Resources

Parent Information Guide

Preschool Slide Show

Take a peek at what Nature Explorers students did last year!

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