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Nature Explorers Preschool (3-5)

At the OKC Zoo, Go Wild!

Preschool

Looking for a schooling option for you three to five year old? We currently have limited spots available. Please reach out to education@okczoo.org or call 405-425-0218 to inquire about enrollment!

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

  • 2020-2021 open enrollment began on April 17, 2020. 

  • Must be 3-5 years on or before September 1, 2020 and must not turn 6 before May 21, 2021.

  • Must be potty trained by start of school year

  • Classes run September 8, 2020 to May 21, 2021 

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: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Fee Information

  • A $50 non-refundable enrollment fee is required to reserve your child's spot.

  • $195/month for 2-day preschool

  • $245/month for 3-day preschool

  • $425/month for 5-day preschool 

Contact

If you have any specfic questions regarding preschool please call Alahna, Preschool Coodinator at 405-425-0257, or email education@okczoo.org. 

Parent Resources

Parent Information Guide

Preschool Slide Show

Take a peek at what Nature Explorers students have done in the past. 

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