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Amazing Animal Abilities

Touch a tortoise, tickle a bunny and ruffle some birds? feathers. Each week of this program will explore a different theme: super speed, shells & spikes, and flight! It?s a social and discovery time for both your child and you. This course includes admission into the zoo each week before or after your program.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
2-4 Sep 10 - Sep 24 9:30am - 10:30am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
571119
Instructor: introduced in class
2-4 Nov 10 - Nov 24 10:00am - 11:00am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
571120
Instructor: introduced in class
Animal Colours and Textures

Soft as a rabbit or rough as a lizard! We?ll use our fingers to discover the different textures that animals come in. Do their colours blend in? Or stand out? We?ll use our eyes to find out. See and touch a variety of animals and try out some fun games each week. This course includes admission into the zoo each week before or after your program.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
1-2 Feb 2 - Feb 16 10:00am - 10:45am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
588935
Instructor: introduced in class
1-2 Mar 11 - Mar 25 9:30am - 10:15am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
588936
Instructor: introduced in class
Animal Opposites

Learning about opposites is super fun with the help of the Zoo?s animals. We?ll see animals big and small, fast and slow, and fluffy and scaly. We'll sing songs, play games, and meet some animals to help us learn the ins and outs of opposites! It?s a social and discovery time for both your child and you. This course includes admission into the zoo each week before or after your program.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
2-4 Feb 11 - Feb 25 9:30am - 10:30am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
588937
Instructor: introduced in class
2-4 Mar 2 - Mar 16 10:30am - 11:30am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
588938
Instructor: introduced in class
Animal Senses

Discover the world through the eyes of an animal! Join us for a series of hands-on an exciting experiences as we learn about a new sense every week. Let?s learn about animals with a great sense of smell, hearing, and eyesight! We?ll see and touch a variety of animals and try out some fun games. This course includes admission into the zoo each week before or after your program.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
1-2 Sep 15 - Sep 29 9:30am - 10:15am Valley Zoo Child
$45.00
571117
Instructor: introduced in class
1-2 Nov 12 - Nov 26 10:30am - 11:15am Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
571118
Instructor: introduced in class
Chicken Little Puppet Play Performance

'The sky is falling! The sky is falling!' It's springtime and a little baby chick is discovering a brand new world. There's lots of music and even a surprise or two as our baby chick tries to save his barnyard friends from the falling sky. Kaybridge Puppets, led by award winning artists Kate and Maralyn Ryan, use their unique style of performance and decades of experience to bring classic tales to life with a ton of music, colourful characters, audience participation and, of course, giggles! All children attending must register and be accompanied by a registered adult. Children under 2 are free with a registered older child and registered adult. Admission to the Tegler Discovery Zone is not included.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- Mar 30 - Mar 30 11:00am - 11:30am John Janzen Nature Centre GENERAL
$0.00
Adult
$6.75
589521
Instructor: introduced in class
- Mar 31 - Mar 31 11:00am - 11:30am John Janzen Nature Centre GENERAL
$0.00
Adult
$6.75
589522
Instructor: introduced in class
Christmas Around the World

Enjoy the wonders of the holiday season as you travel through the pyramids and learn about traditions from around the world. See and smell different plants associated with Christmas - cinnamon, rosemary, frankincense and myrrh. Top off this exciting program with a holiday craft and pot a plant to take home. Program fee includes one adult and child admission. Adult attendance is required. We kindly ask unregistered siblings not attend if at all possible.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
3-5 Dec 2 - Dec 2 10:30am - 12:30pm Muttart Conservatory Child
$25.00
572162
Instructor: introduced in class
3-5 Dec 16 - Dec 16 10:30am - 12:30pm Muttart Conservatory Child
$25.00
572163
Instructor: introduced in class
Cool Carnivores

Discover which of our carnivores love the cold! We?ll visit the tigers, arctic foxes and more, to learn how they survive the winter. On the way we?ll practice leaping like snow leopards and hopping like hares. We?ll examine carnivore teeth and fur, and meet a couple of our small carnivores up close. Adults joining the participating child should be prepared to take part in the activities. Please come dressed for the weather as we will be going outside for part of this program.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
3-5 Nov 27 - Nov 27 1:00pm - 2:30pm Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
571113
Instructor: introduced in class
3-5 Jan 14 - Jan 14 1:00pm - 2:30pm Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
588941
Instructor: introduced in class
3-5 Mar 4 - Mar 4 1:00pm - 2:30pm Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
588942
Instructor: introduced in class
Dino Plants

Take a step back in time and search for dino-sized plants on your journey through the pyramids. We'll touch trees dinosaurs ate for dinner, do some dinosaur dancing, and even make our own leaf fossils to take home! You'll top off this program by planting a dino-riffic plant to care for yourself. Adult attendance is required. We kindly ask that unregistered siblings not attend.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- Jan 12 - Jan 12 10:15am - Noon Muttart Conservatory Child
$29.00
589637
Instructor: introduced in class
Dinosaur Adventure

Did dinosaurs live in Edmonton? Which dinosaur had the longest teeth? How big were dinosaurs? We'll have more excitement than even a T. rex could handle as we learn through play and answer these questions and many more! For even more fun, we'll become paleontologists, examine real dinosaur fossils, find our own toy dinosaurs, and even do some dinosaur dancing! All children attending must register and be accompanied by an adult.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
3-4 Feb 8 - Feb 8 1:00pm - 2:30pm John Janzen Nature Centre Child
$30.00
589523
Instructor: introduced in class
Dinosaur Adventures

Did dinosaurs live in Edmonton? Which dinosaur had the longest teeth? How big were dinosaurs? We'll have more excitement than even a T. rex could handle as we learn through play and answer these questions and many more! For even more fun, we'll become paleontologists, examine real dinosaur fossils, find our own toy dinosaurs, and even do some dinosaur dancing! All children attending must register and be accompanied by an adult.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
3-5 Sep 27 - Sep 27 10:00am - 11:30am John Janzen Nature Centre Child
$30.00
571165
Instructor: introduced in class
Ladybugs & Friends

Join us to learn more about our little spotted friends and how beneficial bugs help our gardens grow. We?ll play games, make a ladybug craft, and take home a plant that we pot ourselves! We?ll even help the conservatory?s plants stay healthy by releasing some beneficial insects. Program fee includes one adult and child admission. Adult attendance is required. We kindly ask unregistered siblings not attend if at all possible.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
3-5 Oct 5 - Oct 5 10:30am - 12:30pm Muttart Conservatory Child
$25.00
572161
Instructor: introduced in class
- Mar 16 - Mar 16 10:15am - Noon Muttart Conservatory Child
$29.00
589638
Instructor: introduced in class
Leaf To It!

We?ll leave no leaf unturned as we discover the beauty of leaves in the fall. In this active and interactive program for adults with their little ones, we?ll read a story about a leaf, pretend we are leaves, create our own leaf masterpieces, and even meet a new friend that hibernates under leaves all winter!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
1-4 Oct 4 - Oct 4 10:00am - 11:30am John Janzen Nature Centre Child
$25.00
571167
Instructor: introduced in class
Little Boo at the Zoo

Come celebrate Halloween at the Zoo! We?ll visit some creatures that come out at night, and meet a few critters up close. Bring your favourite costume and join us on our Halloween adventure! Adults joining the participating child should be prepared to take part in the activities.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
2-5 Oct 30 - Oct 30 9:30am - 11:00am Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
571116
Instructor: introduced in class
Teeth, Claws and Quills!

Want to meet some tough animals and find out how they survive life on the wild side? In this course we?ll take a look at how animals protect themselves and take a closer look at their defenses. Join us to meet a few animals up close, practice chasing our prey, and find out if some of these critters are actually friendly and fuzzy on the inside!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
3-5 Feb 4 - Feb 4 1:00pm - 2:30pm Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
588939
Instructor: introduced in class
3-5 Apr 8 - Apr 8 1:00pm - 2:30pm Valley Zoo Child
$28.00
588940
Instructor: introduced in class

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