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 For Kids

Animals are amazing! And the folks at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo want to connect you with all the coolest animals facts around. We’ve got fact sheets and photos, scavenger hunts and wild web links, and exciting opportunities for you to make a real difference for wildlife, So check it out!

Zoo Tots  – This monthly 45-minute program for children 22 months to four years, who are accompanied by an adult, may include stories, games, activities, crafts, and live animals is held the second Tuesday and Wednesday of the month. New for 2019: Book your own Beardsley Zoo Tots Program! Perfect for Playgroups!

Zoo Patrol – If you love animals, the environment, and being outdoors, you’ll love Zoo Patrol: a week full of zoo keeper talks, behind-the-scenes tours, hands-on learning, games, crafts, and more!  Offered in week-long sessions in July and August.

Birthday Parties – With more than 120 species of animals, a carousel, an indoor South American Rainforest, a New England Farmyard, and 52 beautiful acres in Beardsley Park, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is a fun and exciting place for a birthday party. The Zoo is available year-round for birthday parties

Great Local hikes – Greats hikes that aren’t too far away.

Scavenger Hunts – Make you next visit to the Zoo even more fun with these scavenger hunts.

Top Ten Conservation Tips for Kids – Ways you can help conserve.

Image Gallery – Images of the animals here at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo.