Wish List

Help make our wishes come true!

Select an item from the list below, save or purchase the item and drop it off or ship it to the Zoo. When you do, Zoo staff will make sure your favorite animal gets a great new form of enrichment. Need more help on what to purchase or have a different item in mind? Email us to ask if something is appropriate for the animals.

Check out our wish list on  Amazon.com HERE for even more donation ideas!

Please send enrichment packages to:

Saginaw Children's Zoo ATTN: Enrichment Coordinator
1730 S. Washington Ave.
Saginaw, MI 48601

Things around the house – new or gently used

Plastic kid’s toys (Fisher Price, Step2, etc.)

Metal kitchenware (pots, pans, sheets, trays, muffin tins, etc.)

Plastic tote bins (with lids)

Plastic storage pallets

Large diameter PVC pipe

Large wooden cable spools

Dog crates, kennels, and/or houses

Blankets and towels



Essential oils


Spices (no garlic)

Paper Products

Cardboard tubes


Kraft paper

Paper bags

Crinkle paper

egg cartons

Drink carriers

Cardboard boxes (broken down without any stapes or tape please)