3-5 year olds, with a caregiver

Little Peeps - Spring & Fall

The Little Peeps classes are 2-hours long and designed for 3 to 5 year-olds with a caregiver. Each class will focus on a different theme and will include a mini lesson, fun craft and other activities such as stories and songs to expand the learning. Little Peeps will also enjoy a special visit with one of our animal ambassadors.  At the end of the class, caregivers will receive additional activity ideas to continue the learning fun at home. You may register for each class individually, or all 6 classes for a 10% discount.

  • Classes are held from 9:30 to 11:30 am
  • $25 per class for Sacramento Zoo Members, $30 for non-members
  • Register for all 6 classes and receive a 10% off discount

Start your registration here!

Fall Session
   Thursdays: October 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, and, November 5th, and 12th
   Fridays: October 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, and November 6th and 13th

Fall Class Topics

This fall we will be travelling around the world during our 6 week journey in Little Peeps! Each week we will focus on a different area of the world and the animals that live there. We will also learn about what makes those places unique and how the animals are adapted to live there.

October 8th & 9th
Sumatra: This week we will learn all about the fascinating island of Sumatra! Home to tigers, orangutans and more; this endangered habitat has many unique creatures as inhabitants.

October 15th & 16th
North America: Local animals will be the stars of this week’s class! We will learn all about some interesting animals that live around us here in California and all of North America, many of whom we may never even notice!

October 22nd & 23rd
Himalayas: Some of our most popular animals, such as the snow leopards and red pandas, hail from the Himalayas! Come to Little Peeps this week to learn all about this chilly mountain habitat and how those animals survive there.

October 29th & 30th
Australia: The Little Peeps will be leaping like wallabies and laughing like kookaburras this week! We will learn what makes Australia special and about the special animals who call this wonderful continent home!

November 5th & 6th
Madagascar: Madagascar is a small and very unique endangered habitat. It is home to all types of lemurs, who don’t live anywhere else in the world! This will be an exciting week in Little Peeps!

November 12th & 13th
Africa: Journey all the way to Africa for our final week of Little Peeps this fall. We will learn about the fascinating animals that live in this diverse region of the world!

Little Peeps - Summer
Each Little Peeps summer class is 2 hours long, 9:30 to 11:30 am, and designed for 3 to 5 year-olds with a caregiver. Little Peeps will gather around for story time and make a take-home craft. During the class, we will visit one of our animal ambassadors. Class themes are the same for the whole week and you register for one class per week: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.

Summer Class Registration Guide          Camp Schedule & Descriptions  - coming soon!

Registration Opens in March 2016


  • Our Little Peeps class themes are the same for the whole week.
  • You may register for one class per week: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.
  • Registrations for Little Peeps summer class, Zoo Camp and Zoo Quest will be seperate this year.
  • Each one day class is two hours long, 9:30 – 11:30 am
  • Cost: $30 per class
  • A camp t-shirt is not included, but will be available for purchase at the zoo before each class. 


Cancellation and Session Changes
We understand that plans may change.  If your camper is no longer able to attend the class(es) you signed up for please review our cancellation and session change policies page, print out the appropriate form and send it to our Reservation Specialist.

Little Peeps with Zookeeper
Seeing mealworms with a zoo keeper

Little Peeps with hedgehog
Meeting the Hedgehog

Little Peeps class with their turtle craft they made
Showing off their craft

Little Peeps class with a visiting Animal Ambassador tortoise
Meeting the Desert Tortoise

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