Animals Alive!

  • Times Available: Tuesday - Friday, 10:15am, 11:15am, 12:15pm
  • Date Range: October 2023 - May 2024
  • Grade Levels: Kindergarten, 1st Grade
  • Class Size: minimum 8, maximum 28 students/per program
  • Months: January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December
  • Requirements: Must register for program at least four weeks in advance.
    Minimum age 5 years.
  • Fee: $120 per program
  • Contact: Missy Chernick at
There are many kinds of animals in all shapes, sizes, and colors roaming our planet. They move in different ways, have various body coverings, and live in different habitats with a variety of needs. In this program, students will meet live animals, observe their similarities and differences, and learn about their habitats and needs for survival.
Program length is 45 minutes.

This program is held onsite at our Downtown Raleigh location.

Curriculum Correlation(s):   K.L.1, 1.L.1.1, 1.L.2; Next Generation Science Standards: K-LS1-1, 1-LS1-1

Scheduling Instructions: Scheduling is now closed for the 2023/2024 school year. Scheduling for the upcoming school year will begin on Tuesday, July 30 for programs in October–January, and Tuesday, August 27 for programs in February–May. A link to the scheduling request form will be added once scheduling begins.

Please note that only 30 people total will be allowed in the program classroom. Two of those people must be adults, and at least one of them must be a teacher. All remaining chaperones, siblings, etc. are welcome to explore the Museum during the program.

Scholarship Opportunities: Funding may be available to cover all or part of program fees for qualifying schools. Please indicate your interest in the Additional Information section of the Scheduling Request Form.