We are a Regional Destination celebrating

Nature, Wildlife and Lifelong Discovery

through affordable and engaging experiences.

The Children's Zoo is one of the few zoos in the nation that operates completely independently of tax-based funding.

Our operating budget is 100% comprised of voluntary donations
and revenues generated through daily visitors.

Each time you visit, and with every donation you give, you invest in your local Zoo,

the Children's Zoo at Celebration Square!


Welcome Bear Carving


The Zoo is the perfect place to hold your next celebration or meeting!


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 Family reunion, business outing, retirement party, whatever reason you need to gather, do it at the Zoo!

 The Zoo is unique with its beautiful park-like setting, gorgeous flower gardens, animal attractions, rides and more.

From less than 50 guests, up to 400, the Zoo can accommodate.

Call (989) 759-1408 or e-mail us at info@saginawzoo.com with rental inquiries.

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Introduced in the summer of 2007 as one of the new interactive elements in our barnyard renovation, the Children’s Garden is a place where kids can see where food we eat comes from and how it grows.

Each spring, the Zoo Horticulture Committee plants the garden with vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers. Then, throughout the summer, children get to help water the garden with kid-sized pitchers they can dip into a large water tub.

Each time they visit the Zoo, kids can water the garden and observe how it has grown since their last visit. And, what’s extra special, is that we are able to use produce from the Children’s Garden to help feed some the Zoo’s own animals.

So, every time a child helps water the Children’s Garden they are personally connecting with the fascinating world of agriculture, as well as helping feed the animals at the Zoo!


Watering Children's Garden

Educator Resources




Animal Tracks

Egg to Tortoise


Arctic Word Find

Egg to Bird


Zoo Word Find

Penguin Craft



Moo at the Zoo

 Check out our Pinterest Boards for science based games, crafts, and activities for teachers and parents!


Visit Children's Zoo at Celebration Square's profile on Pinterest.


If you have any questions, or are just looking to keep up with new education programs at the zoo, contact us at education@saginawzoo.com.

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