Are you and your students WILD about science? Are you interested in finding out the latest Zoo information for educators?

If so, contact us to be added to the Zoo Teacher mailing list. Call the Education Department at (314) 646-4544 or e-mail us at with your name, school name, e-mail address, and complete school or home address.

You will receive:

  • Information on Zoo educational opportunities and announcements
  • Summer Programs Catalog
  • Teacher Workshop Brochures

Teacher Discounts in Zoo Gift Shops

Take a bite out of the cost of education materials. As a teacher, you can now receive an Educator Discount ID Card that entitles you to receive a 10% discount on gift shop materials to be used for educational purposes. Classroom teachers may mail or bring in a request on school letterhead to the Education Department. One ID card per letter. (Sorry, this offer is not available to home-school parents.)

Please mail your request letter on school letterhead to:

Saint Louis Zoo Education Department
Attn: Educator Discount ID Card
One Government Drive
St. Louis, MO 63110

Zoo Library and Teacher Resource Center

Teachers in the St. Louis metropolitan area can enrich their classrooms with the diverse array of materials available from the Saint Louis Zoo's Library and Teacher Resource Center. We have videos, DVD's, curriculum guides, activity books and kits on a variety of animal-related subjects. Printed resources include informational leaflets, teacher guides and scavenger hunts. All materials are available for loan free of charge. Click on Library & Teacher Resource Center for a complete list of our loan materials and services.