Zoo Tots | Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Zoo Tots


 For children ages 2 & 3, with an attending adult

Introduce your toddlers to nature in a fun and interactive way. Tots and their attending parent or guardian will learn about nature through stories and songs, meet unique ambassador animals, and create a wildlife-themed craft. 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 - 10:45 a.m.
Education Complex
except Splish Splash in the PPG Aquarium
Members $13*
Non-members $19*

*Fee includes (1) child and (1) adult.
Up to (1) additional child or adult can be added for an additional $8.

The Tortoise and the Hare

Zoo Tots, ages 2 & 3, will meet some of the animals from the popular fable, the Tortoise and the Hare. Get to know our ambassador turtles and bunnies during this interactive class. Toddlers and their favorite adult can move slowly like a tortoise or quickly like a hare. Who do you think will win the race?

Thursday, December 6
Friday, December 7
Saturday, December 8
Sunday, December 9

The Tortoise and the Hare Registration

Animal Alphabet

Zoo Tots, ages 2 & 3 will practice their ABC's during this interactive class. From A for armadillo to Z for zebra, letter recognition has never been this much fun!

Thursday, January 17
Friday, January 18
Saturday, January 19
Sunday, January 20

Animal Alphabet Registration

Spots, Stripes, Whiskers & Tails

Zoo Tots, ages 2 & 3, and their favorite adult, can chuff like a tiger and roar like a lion, while learning all about the Zoo's big cats.

Thursday, February 7
Friday, February 8
Saturday, February 9
Sunday, February 10

Spots, Stripes, Whiskers & Tails Registration

Splish Splash in the PPG Aquarium

Zoo Tots, ages 2 & 3, and their favorite adult, will learn all about the aquatic animals that live in the PPG Aquarium.  Tots and their favorite adults should meet their instructor in the PPG Aquarium lobby. 

Thursday, March 7
Friday, March 8
Saturday, March 9
Sunday, March 10

Splish Splash Registration

Trekking Through the Tropics

Zoo Tots, ages 2 & 3, and their favorite adult will take a trip to the tropical rainforest during this interactive program.  Meet some of our warm-weather ambassador animals as we celebrate the return of spring!

Thursday, April 4
Friday, April 5
Saturday, April 6
Sunday, April 7

Trekking Through the Tropics 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.