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Playing is Learning

ZooBabies is a series of indoor and outdoor classes at Burpee for our budding scientists!  The classes are designed to begin animal explorations with preschool students. 

Zoology is the study of animals. This program focuses on touch, real animals, and exposure that builds new neurons to grows the preschool mind!   

Classes are Tuesday and Wednesday from 11am-12pm.

For Registration Call: 815-965-3433 or register online

Perfect the young child

We welcome children ages 6 and under.  All 2-year-old and younger children must be accompanied by an adult.  Adults are not required to attend classes for 3- to 6-year olds but are welcome, and encouraged, to observe and participate in the class.  

Save with a season pass! 

Our fall season runs September 18-December 19th: 22 classes (includes repeated curriculum on Tuesday & Wednesday–11 unique lessons)

Per Class Cost: $12 General Public ($10 Burpee Museum Members)

Season Pass: $85 General Public ($60 Burpee Museum Members)

Cancellation Policy:  Refunds (less 20%) are available for classes when cancelled at least 10 days in advance. 


ZooBabies Schedule

2018-19 Fall/Winter Season:

September 18 & 19, October 2 & 3, October 16 & 17, October 30 & 31, November 6 & 7, November 13 & 14, November 20 & 21, November 27 & 28,  December 4 & 5, December 11 & 12, December 18 & 19

Typical Class Structure:

  • Greeting and Introduction Game
  • Meet our Featured Animal
  • Animal Explorations
  • Story Time
  • Craft Time
  • Goodbye Routine
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