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Discovery Boxes

Perfect for teachers, scout leaders, and homeschool families.

Each Discovery Box is unique and might contain curricula, activity ideas, videos, biofacts, animal pictures, classroom materials, and more.

Discovery Box Topic Grade Level
What’s a Zoo? PreK-1
Animal Body Coverings PreK-2
Wild Animals and Pet Animals PreK-3
Birds K-3
Bugs K-3
Mammals K-3
Penguins K-3
Reptiles K-3
Rain Forests K-6
Amphibians K-8
Indiana Animals 3 & up

Discovery Box Reservations

Discovery Boxes are free and available year round for two-week loans from the Zoo office. To reserve a Discovery Box, call the Education Department at 260-427-6808 or e-mail Selected Discovery Boxes are also available at libraries in DeKalb, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, and Whitley Counties thanks to a grant from the Dekko Foundation. Contact your local library for more information and availability. Discovery Boxes must be picked up and returned to the zoo office, or at the libraries in which they were borrowed.

Lesson Plans

Want to discover even more? Visit our Lesson Plans page for more learning opportunities.

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