Shark Pups & Grownups (Preschool Program)

Multiple Dates

Shark Pups & Grownups is an early childhood STEM program for kids ages 2 through 5 and their favorite adult. Each class includes: movement, science tool exploration, role play and games, plus immersive water time in the bay. This is an outdoor class.

Who: Preschool (2-5) aged kids and their favorite adult
When: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., select dates
Fee: $20 for members, $22 for non-members per child (and one parent/guardian)

Admission to Mote Aquarium is NOT included with this program. Please visit for information and to reserve tickets.

Can You Relate?
Just like humans, animal babies have grownups to care for them when they are young.  This month, learn about the different strategies ocean parents have to increase the survival of their offspring as well as how ocean babies change as they grow.

  • April 15 - Seahorses: Daddy Day Care
  • April 29 - Ocean Babies

Turtle Tracks
Sea turtle nesting season begins in the month of May on the west coast of Florida!  Find out how Mote scientists help sea turtles both on the beach and in our sea turtle hospital.

  • May 20 - Turtle Patrol
  • May 27 - Save our Sea Turtles

Pre-registration is required.

Members $20.00
Non-Members $22.00

Upcoming Dates

  • May 27, 2023

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Shark Pups & Grownups (Preschool Program)


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Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236