Sprouts & Seedlings Children's Programs


Sprouts and Seedlings
Nature Play Parent and Child Programs


Sprouts and Seedlings! 

Ages: 2-5

Time: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Registration required

Two girls crawling on tree stumps.Join us for a morning of connecting with nature through play! We've created a sensory-rich play space for children and adults. Explore the natural world by meeting animals, building, drawing, climbing, and making music at your own pace. The choices are up to you!


Experienced leaders will encourage children to ask questions, nurture their sense of wonder, and help them care for nature. Parents will also learn a wealth of new ways to explore nature with their young ones.


Each month will feature a new topics, animals and activities, and classes will vary from week to week. Registration is available for individual classes, or receive a discount when registering for the month.


Activities will be guided by the seasons and weather conditions and may include the following: 

  • Two adults and child at craft table.Up close animal encounters
  • Searching for wildlife
  • Planting native plants
  • Nature crafting
  • Playing nature games
  • Hiking to some of the Zoo's places of natural wonder


The Sprouts and Seedlings program is offered in June, July and August at the Zoo. 

Registration begins March 1st!


Enjoy play time in the summer time at the Zoo!

ArmadilloZoo volunteer holding a screech owl.Gopher tortoiseChildren playing beside a pond.



Please call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 to register or
email education@centralfloridazoo.org for more information.


Annual Pass Holder:  Cost per child ages 2-5
$12 per class - 1 child
$24 per class - 2 children
$32 per series - 1 child
$64 per series - 2 children
Non-Pass Holder:  Cost per child ages 2-5
$15 per class - 1 child

$30 per class - 2 children
$42 per child - 1 child
$84 per series - 2 children

Zoo admission is included with the program for the participating child and accompanying adult.
Siblings under 2 are free with paid child.


Please note: Registered children participating in the program must be two at the start date of the program.


One adult per every two children is required. Caregivers are responsible for participating along with the registered child/children.  


Please call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 to register.

New Zoo Pass Holders:  If you are a new Annual Pass Holder please enter "new" as your member # to receive the annual pass holder discount.


 Disney World Conservation Fund logo        Association of Zoos and Aquariums logo


Funding for the Childen's Garden was awarded through the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund as part of the Nature Play Begins at Your Zoo & Aquarium collaboration with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).