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Everybody Needs a Home

from Greenville Zoo

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Nests, burrows, a
pile of rocks…every animal needs a home, but how do they find one? Meet some of
the education animals, see some real animal homes and find out how living
things are suited for their own particular habitat.

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About This Program


By Request: $100.00

Any audience that books five programs at the same time can book a sixth for free (buy five get one free).

A purchase order or full payment is expected to be received three weeks after the program.

Each teacher will receive pre and post activities via email confirmation of the requested program.


30 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:


Primary Disciplines


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)

Booking Information

Our availability includes: Year round Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you would like a program outside of this time, please feel free to ask and we will see what we can do for you! Please reserve 3 weeks in advance when possible

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION POLICY: In the event that a program must be canceled due to weather, technical issues, or other circumstances beyond the control of the Zoo or program recipient, the program may be rescheduled at a later date agreeable to both parties for no additional charge (dependent of availability). If cancellation occurs for any other reason than listed above, a cancellation fee will apply.

RESCHEDULING POLICY: In the event that a program needs to be rescheduled for any reason other than those listed above, then the Zoo must be notified at least three weeks before the date of the program. We do not reschedule inside the three weeks of the scheduled program date. A rescheduling fee will apply.

REFUND POLICY: Once registration is confirmed, the Greenville Zoo adheres to a no-refund, no-credit policy. If a program is canceled at any time for any reason other than those listed above, no refund or credit will be given. Substitution of another group of participants of the same age is permitted with prior notification given at least three weeks before the date of the program.

About This Provider

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Greenville Zoo

Greenville, SC
United States

The Greenville Zoo is a 14-acre facility featuring hundreds of wildlife from all over the world including giraffe, monkeys, giant tortoises and leopards. Join us on a wildlife adventure through the zoo’s beautifully landscaped acres filled with up close and personal views of its residents! Through engaging programs, educational events and animal exhibits, the Greenville Zoo provides a wonderfully wild experience for the entire family that will keep you coming back all year long!

Kyra Thurow

Program Details


1. Introduce the word habitat and discuss what it is
2. Discuss basic animal needs
3. Discuss shelters further and uses of animal shelters
4. Discuss various types of shelters and habitats with live animals and biofacts


1. Students will understand that every animal is specifically suited to occupy its home or habitat
2. Students will be able to identify four basic needs of an animal
3. Students will be able identify several uses of a shelter

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-4.3: Life Science: The characteristics of organisms & Organisms and environments

State Standards

SC Science Std. K.L.2A.5; K.L.2A.6

K-ESS2-2: Earth's Systems

ISTE 1: Empowered Learner
ISTE 7: Global Collaborator
ISTE 6: Creative Communicator