Zoo and Aquarium Videos and Activities

Many AZA-accredited and certified related facilities may be closed to the public during the COVID-19 outbreak, but they are still providing the highest level of animal care and bringing education and fun to you through online events and educational resources. Check the calendar below for live videos and other online events your whole family can enjoy. 

AZA members are welcome to submit their online events to the calendar using the submission button below. Educational resources can be submitted using the listing area and corresponding submission button below the calendar. You must be logged in to a My AZA account to post. All posts will be subject to approval. For questions, please contact the Communications Department

Educational Resources

Kinder Kritters Instagram Live

Every Monday at 10am EST bring your toddler to join WCS Educators from our living room to yours. Perfect for children 5 and under, but open to all. Each episode has songs, games and experiments. Just follow us to view @WCSEducation on Instagram.

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Oakland Zoo@Home

Distance learning activities for K-12 by grade level, interactive "ask me anything" about animals, junior zookeepers enrichment projects for your pets, safely enjoying nature during shelter in place, and backyard conservation action projects.

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Reid Park Zoo - Education Resources

List of resources that are currently available to assist teachers (and parent-teachers)

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PandaCam at Zoo Atlanta

Live cam of giant pandas at Zoo Atlanta.

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Florida Aquarium Digital Resources

https://www.flaquarium.org/digitalresources

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Zoo Atlanta's Learn at Home page

At home educational resources for learning for all ages.

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Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Digital Learning Center

"Wild" educational content, activities, and live cams brought directly to you!

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New England Aquarium's "Virtual Visit" page

Educational videos, activities, and resources for families and teachers

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The Florida Aquarium Digital Resources

The Florida Aquarium at Home - Digital Resources for All Ages: Visit https://www.flaquarium.org/digitalresources to

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Zoocademy with Zoo Miami

While Zoo Miami is closed, we'll be sharing fun and educational content and activities that families can do at home.

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Palm Beach Zoo - PBZ-TV

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society Zoo To You video segments and activities.

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Sustainable Seafood: Fun and Educational Resources from Seafood Watch

Everyone can help our ocean by making better seafood choices. The Moterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program has a variety of educational resources available, from online interactives to videos to podcasts. https://blog.seafoodwatch.org/post/612795337799778304/learn-about-sustainable-seafood-fun-and

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Deep Sea Learning Videos with Georgia Aquarium

Watch new YouTube episodes weekly from Georgia Aquarium's education department.

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Get Colorful with Georgia Aquarium

It’s time to grab your colored pencils, crayons and markers — our free, downloadable coloring book is here.

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Educational Fun with Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium has lots of great resources available for teachers, parents and students to help make staying-in fun and educational.

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Georgia Aquarium Live Streams

Escape to the underwater world with Georgia Aquarium's nine live webcams

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Roger Williams Park Zoo presents Zoo School

Educational videos, behind-the-scenes experiences and activities to complete at home!

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Denver Zoo Virtual Zoo

Denver Zoo is working to keep its community of animal lovers engaged and entertained during its closure.

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Toronto Zoo Activities & Resources

Fun at home activities, lesson plans, and worksheets to further your child’s understanding and connection to the animal kingdom.

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Calming Animal Videos

Check out any of Lincoln Park Zoo’s social media feeds for calming videos in the morning. From schools of cichlids feeding, to a serene pocket of the zoo’s grounds, these short videos offer a moment of calm.

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Lincoln Park Zoo Drawing Club

Draw an animal and share your art on social!

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National Aviary Education Corner

Follow along with the National Aviary daily for fun and educational activities, photos, videos, and more!

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Oregon Zoo Live activities

For each Facebook Live event, at-home educational activities will be posted

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Lion Country Safari Virtual Fieldtrips

Fun and educational STEM curriculum-based videos that explore animals, habitats, and more!

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Tracy Aviary Virtual Visits

Join us and our feathered friends for engaging story times, behind-the-scenes experiences, tours, nature play activities, and more!

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Virtual Voyage Extras

The Virginia Zoo's free e-resources

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Ripley's Aquariums at Home

The three Aquariums in the the Ripley's family have compiled our online learning resources on one page!

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DIY Science: Invisible Ink

Educator Alison shows you how to make invisible ink using ingredients readily found in your kitchen!

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New England Aquarium's "Virtual Visit" page

The New England Aquarium is offering a special Virtual Visit webpage with educational resources for families and teachers.

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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens At-Home Activities

While the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens and local schools are closed, let us help make your time together fun and educational! Check back often. Our page will continue to be updated with new activities.

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National Aquarium At-Home Activities

There's still plenty of Aquarium fun to experience, even from inside your home!

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Zoo at Home - Bringing the Zoo to You!

Videos and activities for all ages www.henryvilaszoo.gov

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Phoenix Zoo Digital Safari

Stay close to our website and social channels for updates about our status as well as LIVE educational programming, virtual safaris and an abundance of cute photos and videos of animals, behind-the-scenes caretaking by our keepers, and in-depth stories of the Zoo and our amazing residents! Don’t have access to social media? No worries! All videos will be posted to our website and YouTube channel.

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Homemade Play-Doh

Join Educator Alison for some kitchen chemistry as we make play-doh using items from your pantry!

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Zoomazium-to-you

Weekly blog with nature based early childhood activities for families

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