Early Years Foundation Stage education workshops

We're bringing your students closer to wildlife through our education workshops which are FREE until February half term. Our interactive workshops at the Zoo cost £45 per workshop from February half term to 31 August. Our EYFS workshops are designed for groups of up to 35 students . Multiple workshops can be run concurrently throughout the day to cater for a whole year group, Key Stage or school’s needs. 

Are you a school based in the LU1-LU7 postal area? Take a look at our education access scheme to create amazing learning experiences for the whole academic year.

Our workshops

    Ring-tailed lemur with it's mouth open
    Inspiring the next scientists

    EYFS Animals Investigate

    Students will act as zoologists to investigate real objects from the natural world.

    A butterfly on a leaf at Whipsnade Zoo
    Understanding butterfly lifecycles

    EYFS Lifecycles

    Using costumes and role play to create and act out a butterfly lifecycle, before being led on a tour of our butterfly house where your children will have the chance to reinforce their learning by searching for the real-life stages of a butterfly lifecycle

    An African wild dog at Whipsnade Zoo shows her teeth
    Experience the animal savannah

    EYFS African Animal Storytime

    A lively and interactive workshop where children are transported to the African savannah through immersive story-telling. Along their journey, children learn more about a range of the zoo's animals and their natural habitats.