PreKritters (Ages 3-5)


Come join us in the party room at the zoo on the third Friday of every month from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. to learn about our zoo animals. A new animal will be highlighted at every program. The program is for children ages 3-5 with an accompanying adult.

Program Highlights

  • Story time
  • An animal encounter with one of the Zoo's educational animals
  • An animal-themed craft 

Program Cost

  • $12.60 per child/session
    • Cost covers admission for child and one adult to program and Zoo; additional accompanying adults subject to standard admission fees

Other program information

  • Gates will open at 8:45 a.m.; class will begin at 9:10 a.m. at the latest.
  • Class will be limited to 20 children.
  • This event is intended for the general public. Daycares, preschools or homeschool groups that would like to book a program are encouraged to call the Zoo at 575-624-6760 to find an alternate date.

Reserve online at Roswell Connect

You can sign up for PreKritters for your little one at Following the conclusion of each PreKritters session, the registration link for the next one will be available. Note: Program themes subject to change.

DatePreKritters ThemeSignup linkSignups begin on
Sept. 16, 2022Snake

Oct. 21, 2022Pig

Nov. 18, 2022TurtleSign upOct. 12
Dec. 16, 2022OwlSign upNov. 18
Jan. 20, 2023ParrotSign upDec. 16
Feb. 17, 2023Guinea PigSign upJan. 20
March 17, 2023Bearded DragonSign upFeb. 17
April 21, 2023RabbitSign upMarch 17
May 19, 2023PonySign upApril 21