Zoo Preschool



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Zoo Preschool

During Fort Worth Zoo Preschool, children experience an activity-packed, three-hour class that includes unique and interactive animal activities. Students will learn about animals and conservation and develop social, language, artistic and cognitive skills. Zoo Preschool is an immersive, hands-on environment where your child’s curiosity will fuel his or her learning experience.



Starting the week of September 13, 2021, preschoolers will have fun learning about Shake, Rattle and Roll.
Your 3-, 4- or 5-year-old will meet once per week, Monday through Friday, from September to MayRegistration for Zoo Preschool 2021 - 2022 
opens online on May 3 at 8 a.m.

PRESCHOOL 2021-2022 coming soon

New for 2021!

Nature's Navigators

This nature-based, extended-day program will be availible for 4- to 5-year-olds twice a week, Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday, from September to May.  Registration for Nature's Navigators 2021 - 2022 opens online on May 3 at 8 a.m.

Nature's Navigators 2021-2022 coming soon



Payment Information
  • Full-year tuition is $1,000 for Zoo Preschool
  • Full-year tuition is $3,000 for Nature's Navigators
  • (Zoo members receive a 10 percent discount)
  • $100 nonrefundable registration fee
  • A payment plan is available. A 50% down payment is due at the time of registration. The remaining balance will be split into four payments and charged monthly September through December. This full-year payment option includes a $50 fee.
  • Parents can register their child at any time during the school year at a pro-rated rate if openings are available

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Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, families will be notified about class cancellations via phone or email by 8 a.m. for morning classes and by noon for afternoon classes. You can also check the Zoo’s website for information regarding the status of the Zoo on inclement weather days. If the Zoo is closed for inclement weather, classes will be cancelled for that day.

For more information, contact the education department:
Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76110
phone: 817-759-7200
fax: 817-759-7201
email: education@fortworthzoo.org