Three-week check-out of trunk featuring a self-paced program of background information to help you prepare lesson plans for up to five days, activities dealing with African animals and culture, physical education, body coverings, or animal diets. K-3rd grades topics include: Fur, Feathers and Scales, Swinging Safari; 4th-6th grades topics include: Munabi, Meerkat and More, Critter Cafe.
Appropriate for ages: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
5555 Zoo Boulevard
Wichita KS 67212-1698
Phone: (316) 266-8213
Fax: (316) 712-9867
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm March – October
10:00 am – 5:00 pm November – February
Contact: Peninnah, Education Dept. Office Manager
Reservations: (316) 266-8213
Please schedule your educational programs at least two weeks prior to your visit.
While there are not pure art programs for school groups, the Zoo is an excellent site for creative writing, photography, sketching, and painting.
Sculpture and Landscapes
The Zoo has a growing collection of realistic animal sculptures placed throughout the grounds. Landscape architecture and horticulture are other prime areas for observation and study.