Special Children’s Day is a unique annual event at ZSL London Zoo welcoming children with special needs and their families and friends. With increased specialist facilities and number of staff, as well as special interactive events and discounted entry, Special Children’s Day is an exciting and exceptional event not to be missed.
All Special Children’s Day activities are free and all Zoo visitors are welcome to join in the fun!
**Tickets will be available in March 2018**
A Very Special Welcome: Our staff and volunteers will be ready to greet you at the dedicated Special Children’s Day entrance. Pick up your Special Children’s Day planner. There are friendly animal-costumed characters to meet too!
Singing Hands: Meet Suzanne & Tracy in person as they introduce you to the amazing world of animals through Makaton themed signs, songs, rhymes, stories and games. Shows are free and run throughout the day
Wildlife Gardening: Plant a seed to take back with you and grow at home, or build a mini-beast hotel to attract wildlife to your garden
Sensory Storytelling: Immersive and interactive stories about the natural world. Shows are free and run throughout the day
Hands on Habitats: Investigate the natural world with our hands-on activities
LIVE! talks: Our amazing animal talks will be accompanied by British Sign Language interpreters throughout the weekend
Animal Adventure: Meet some of our fantastic animals and Keepers, get close up and hands on in the ‘Touch Paddock’, or play in the splash zone, secret garden and tunnels
Art Zone: Get creative with our fun family art activities