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Zoo Sprouts!

4 Years to 5 Years

Set out on an expedition to uncover how some of our animals interact with their environment and then see if you can act just like them! In this program, 4 to 5-year-old children along with their favorite adults will learn the insides and out of some of our Zoo animals. Come interact with the natural world, play together and experience our animals.

Programs are Saturdays 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Be sure to allow plenty of time for parking and arrival on Saturdays.

Brawny Bears! – December Class is Sold Out!

Ready to solve the mystery of why black bears are brown? Find out why and more secrets about Belle and Willow as we visit them in their brand new habitat.


Chipper Chimps! – Saturday, January 26

Whether cuddling in their blankets on a cool morning or playing tag while climbing through their habitat, the chimps at the Houston Zoo are always up to something. Join with other Sprouts as we explore and discover more about the wild world of chimpanzees.

Jumping Jaguars! – Saturday, February 23

Big cats make you want to jump! Leap on over while we discover how climbing high on rocks and swimming in pools are just a few things that jaguars love to do!

Leaping Lemurs! – Saturday, March 23

These animals like to MOVE IT, MOVE IT! Gear up for this Madagascar adventure where we will journey through the Zoo checking out the Lemurs that call this African island home. Along the way, we will get up close with two very different animals from Madagascar.

Lively Lizards! – Saturday, April 20

Houston Zoo is home to the biggest lizard you’ll ever see! Travel over with other Sprouts to see Boga in his habitat and together, we will find out why he basks on his favorite rock.