Explore the Zoo - FamilyEducation

Explore the Zoo

This trip to the zoo will have you categorizing and counting the different animals you see.


  • Up to several hours


  • Small tablet
  • Pencil
  • Admission to the zoo


  1. Take a trip to the zoo together, armed with a small tablet and pencil for taking notes.
  2. Before going, decide on categories to hunt for, such as scariest animal, cutest, laziest, etc.


  • Review the results with the whole family at dinner that night talking about differences in opinions.
  • Count how many different kinds of a certain animal there are, such as monkeys, elephants, or birds.