Zoo Kids Ages 4 & 5 | Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Zoo Kids (Ages 4 & 5)


 For children ages 4 & 5, with an attending adult

Take your child on an hour-long adventure discovering nature through hands-on animal interactions, crafts, and bio-facts. These interactive programs are designed for the accompanying adults to join in with the children.

See below for themes, dates, and times available. Preregistration is required.

Please note: We understand that siblings outside of this age group may want to attend, but we ask that only children of the appropriate age group join us. Our classes are designed specifically for the age group listed.

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This program is part of our

Wildlife Academy

Multiple dates available through April.
See below for details.
10 a.m.
1 p.m. Sunday sessions only

Varies by session.
Education Complex
except Oceans of Fun in the PPG Aquarium

Members $16*
Non-members $22*
*Fee includes (1) child and (1) adult.

Additional child or adult can be added for an additional $8.
Please limit one adult per child.

Fun in the Sun

Location: Education Complex
Zoo Kids, ages 4 & 5, will learn all about animals that love the dry, hot climate of the desert.  Meet a few desert animals and learn how they adapt and survive in extreme temperatures.

Thursday, February 14 - 10 a.m. - Sold Out!
Saturday, February 16 - 10 a.m. - Sold Out!
Sunday, February 17 - 1 p.m.

Fun in the Sun Registration

Motion Commotion

Location: Education Complex
Wings, legs, fins, flippers....Zoo Kids, ages 4 & 5, will talk about how different animals move in their own special way.  Slither like a snake and walk like a gorilla during this fun, interactive class!

Thursday, March 14 - 10 a.m.
Saturday, March 16 - 10 a.m.
Sunday, March 17 - 1 p.m.

Motion Commotion Registration

Reptile Rock

Location: Education Complex
Zoo Kids, ages 4 & 5, will learn all about the four main types of reptiles.  Make friends with a lizard, alligator, turtle and snake and see why reptiles rock!

Thursday, April 11 - 10 a.m. - Sold Out!
Friday, April 12 - 10 a.m.
Saturday, April 13 - 10 a.m. - second session added!
Sunday, April 14 - 1 p.m.

Reptile Rock Registration


Members should sign in with their email address and password in the upper right corner of the quantity page (after you click the registration button) to receive the Member discount in their cart. Your Membership must be current at the time of registration.  To check your Membership status prior to registering, please call our Membership department at 412-365-2534.

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If multiple dates are available for registration, once you select the registration link you will be able to select other dates available, as well as times, when applicable.

If you continue to experience issues registering for the class or program of your choice, please call our Education Reservations Department at 412-365-2528 or email educationinfo@pittsburghzoo.org.