Toddler activities at London Zoo

Aimed at the Under 5s │ Running throughout 2021

Let London Zoo spark the imagination of your little ones with 20,000 animals and a range of activities specifically designed to help inspire a love of wildlife.

We've got everything you need for keeping your young pups entertained. Read our ‘insider tips’ for visiting with small children.

 

Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

From 2 to 18 April, step into the story at London Zoo. Follow our Dear Zoo trail to take part in interactive activities and collect stamps on your trail card. And, enjoy lively story-time sessions of both Dear Zoo and Rod’s newest book Look After Us, which is all about looking after animals in danger.
FREE. ZSL membership or Zoo ticket required.
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Sensory Stories at the Zoo

10:30 – 11:15am at the coral exhibit in Tiny Giants.
Our youngest guests (0-8 months) can venture under the sea, meeting colourful creatures and experiencing the sights, sounds and textures of the underwater world.
Pre-booking essential │ £10 per child (accompanying adult goes free). Price excludes Zoo admission.
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Giants of the Galápagos exhibit

Our three Galápagos giant tortoises Polly, Dolly and Priscilla have moved house! Step inside their brand-new home in the heart of the Zoo to enjoy unobstructed views of these gentle giants.
FREE. ZSL membership or Zoo ticket required.
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Animal Adventure: open all year. Splash zone April - September

Specially designed low barriers mean young animal fans feel like they’re right in the heart of the action, discovering animals including llamas, porcupines, meerkats and mongooses. With a play area including water splash zone, Animal Adventure is the ultimate zoo experience for young pups.
FREE. ZSL membership or zoo ticket required.
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And remember, Under 3s enter the Zoo for free!

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