Resources & Activities

go wild at home

We have resources and activities available for children of all ages to keep going WILD at home!

Earth Day Pledge

Make the pledge to help our earth! This activity sheet will guide you through an activity focused around recycling and caring for our planet.

Black Bear Coloring Sheet

Print and color your own copy of a North American Black Bear, and then visit ZooTampa to meet one of our three rescued black bears who call ZooTampa home.

Flora Panther & Manny T Easter Coloring Sheet

Download ZooTampa’s Easter Eggstravaganza coloring sheet, featuring Flora Panther and Manny T collecting eggs.

Flora Panther & Manny T Christmas Coloring Sheet

Download ZooTampa’s Christmas coloring sheet, featuring Flora Panther and Manny T spreading holiday cheer.

Bug coloring sheet

Download ZooTampa’s Bugtopia-inspired coloring sheet full of critters that fly, crawl, and skitter.

Thunderbug and Manny T Coloring Sheet

Download our coloring sheet in partnership with the Tampa Bay Lightning, featuring Manny T and Thunderbug playing hockey.

Pathways Through Nature

Try these fun and easy-to-do outdoor activities to connect your family to nature. Activities suitable for children ages 2-6.

Zoo Sight Word Seek & Find Activity

With a little prep ahead of time, use this activity to practice your sight words at the Zoo!

Let's Talk About Nature

When you talk, read, and sing with your child—even before they can use words—you’re building the brain and helping them to prepare for success in school and life. Here are some fun tips and resources grounded in science that you can do with your child when you are out enjoying nature.

I SPY at ZooTampa

This activity is part of a joint effort of Champions for Children; Talk Read Sing Tampa Bay, an Initiative of Champions; Tampa-Hillsborough Public Library (Library); and ZooTampa. This design of the activity is to promote language and math concepts during your day exploring ZooTampa.

Kid Pick Library Resources

The Library has provided a list of books that complement many of the themes you might encounter during your day at the Zoo. Use these resources to build on what you experienced at the zoo.

Easter Eggstravaganza Activity Sheet

Easter-themed, foldable, and portable sheet with activities on one side and a coloring page on the other.

A Day with Manny T. Activity Sheet

Help Manny T. with tasks around the Zoo. This activity sheet can be printed, folded, and taken with you to the park to fill out a visual Bingo board. On the back is a coloring page of a North American black bear.