ç Zoo and Aquarium Videos and Activities for Families

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

Chattanooga Zoo Live Streams

Watch live streams of our animals!

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New England Aquarium's "Virtual Visit" page

Educational videos, activities, and resources for families and teachers

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Buffalo Zoo Educational Resources

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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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Minnesota Zoo: Learning Corner

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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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Smithsonian's National Zoo Educational Resources

At-home educational resources and activities developed by the Smithsonian's National Zoo

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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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Lemur Conservation Foundation Educational Resources

Free at-home activities for kids and parents.

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Oregon Zoo Live activities

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

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Uti-kaZoo: Utica Zoo Kid's Academy

Digital, Educational content to bring the Utica Zoo into your home. Includes video presentations, activities, and crafts.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Education Resources

Free curriculum and at-home activities for educators and parents.

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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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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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Mote Marine Laboratory SEAtrek Virtual Lesson Plans

Using Flipgrid, Mote Marine Laboratory educators have created virtual lesson options, featuring manatees, sea turtles, and other exciting marine animals!

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Mote Marine Laboratory otter cam

Watch Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium's resident otters on a live webcam!

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Mote Marine Laboratory manatee cam

Watch Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium's resident manatees, Hugh & Buffett, on a live webcam!

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Mote Marine Laboratory - Ask Us Anything about the Ocean

Ask Mote Marine Laboratory anything about the ocean. Our educators and researchers are available to answer your deep questions. flipgrid.com/seatrek

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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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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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Utica Zoo Cotton Top Tamarin and Rhinoceros Iguana Live Camera

LIVE from inside the Cotton Top Tamarin and Rhinoceros Iguana exhibit at the Utica Zoo in Utica, NY! Winner of EarthCam's 2019 Top 25 Most Interesting Cameras in the World! Brought to you by EarthCam and Galaxy Communications-Utica NY

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