Families

Chimpanzees

Zoo Tots 1

Bring a favorite adult for a zooper time at the Detroit Zoo! This program includes eight 45-minute classes that meet indoors each week. Each class focuses on a different type of animal while developing preschool social and academic skills. Classes include a story, activity and craft in the Ford Education Center.

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Bring a favorite adult for a zooper time at the Detroit Zoo! This program includes eight 45-minute classes that meet indoors each week. Each class focuses on a different type of animal while developing preschool social and academic skills. Classes include a story, activity and craft in the Ford Education Center.

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Chimpanzee

Zoo Tots 2

Join us for more zooper times with Zoo Tots II! Each 75-minute class of this six-week program features a different area of the world and the animals that live there. Classes include map interaction, stories, hikes to see animal habitats in the Zoo and craft activities to take home.

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Join us for more zooper times with Zoo Tots II! Each 75-minute class of this six-week program features a different area of the world and the animals that live there. Classes include map interaction, stories, hikes to see animal habitats in the Zoo and craft activities to take home.

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Giraffes

Family Fun Nights

Enjoy an opportunity to spend an evening with us. Connect with your family and meet new friends through these evening experiences. You’ll be amazed at all the Zoo has to offer as you heighten your sense of wonder through stories, activities and experiences. Your senses will get a workout as you travel through the Zoo led by staff members, exploring what happens in the evening after everyone else heads home.

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Enjoy an opportunity to spend an evening with us. Connect with your family and meet new friends through these evening experiences. You’ll be amazed at all the Zoo has to offer as you heighten your sense of wonder through stories, activities and experiences. Your senses will get a workout as you travel through the Zoo led by staff members, exploring what happens in the evening after everyone else heads home.

Register Now


Two rhinos

Wildlife Adventure Stories

Wonder what it’s like to live in Africa? Listen to stories from our education specialist about growing up in rural Africa and being a safari guide. You’ll hear tales about hippos, lions, gorillas and more!

Current times:

  • Day: Thursday – Friday
  • Time: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Place: Discovery Studio (2nd floor of Ford Education Center)

Wonder what it’s like to live in Africa? Listen to stories from our education specialist about growing up in rural Africa and being a safari guide. You’ll hear tales about hippos, lions, gorillas and more!

Current times:

  • Day: Thursday – Friday
  • Time: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Place: Discovery Studio (2nd floor of Ford Education Center)