Nature Explorers Preschool (3-5)

At the OKC Zoo, Go Wild!


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.


  • 2018-2019 open enrollment begins April 13, 2018 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, 2018

  • Must be potty trained by start of school year

  • Classes run September 3, 2018 to May 24, 2019

Enrollment Options

  • Option 1- Monday and Wednesday from 9am to 1pm; or 

  • Option 2- Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 1pm 

  • Option 3- Add Friday to either option 1 or 2 

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


Education Department at (405) 425-0218 or by email

Parent Resources

Parent Information Guide

Preschool Slide Show

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

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