Edinburgh Zoo is hosting events and activities for pre-schoolers now that spring is supposed to be here. The are several events taking place throughout May and June.

Jo Jingles

On Wednesday 16 May and 6 June 2012 the popular children’s entertainer will be coming to the Zoo. He will be helping teach children through song, dance and music sessions. Free with Zoo admission.

Honey Pot Ceramics Arts and Crafts – Messy Play Sessions

Honey Pot Ceramics Arts and Crafts studio will be at Edinburgh Zoo on 30 May and 20 June from 11am. – 3pm. The Messy Play sessions are specifically designed for children between the ages of six months and five years old. Each session will focus on different animal or wildlife themes. It is a chance for children to explore their  creative and artistic side. £2.00 per child plus Zoo admissions.

The Imagination Workshop

The Imagination Workshop will provide a range of fun arts and crafts activities on 23 May and 3 June from 11am – 3pm. Each week will be a different activities such as potato paw prints and animal puppets. Free with Zoo admission.

The Queen’s Jubilee Activities

Edinburgh Zoo will celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee on 5 June with a range of fantastic arts and crafts activities.  Why not make a card for the Queen or create your very own crown or decorate a ceramic animal?  Please note there may be a small additional charge for some activities.

Fathers Day

Edinburgh Zoo are hosting a special day in honor of fatherson 17 June 2012. It is a chance to meet famous animal dads, including Horatio the rock hyrax, Otto the pygmy hippo and Malaki the gelada baboon.  Enjoy a barbeque lunch from The Big Grilla and take part in some of the fantastic Father’s Day activities on offer. Please note there may be a small additional charge for some activities.

More details on the Zoo website.