LIVE ANIMALS in Your Classroom

GRADES 3 & 4

My Forest 

Some of the world’s coolest animals can be found right in our own backyards!  Meet animals that you might find right in our own temperate forests. 

Grades 1 & 2

​​Rocking Reptiles

Snakes, turtles, and lizards, oh my!  Our scaly friends of the reptile world certainly have charisma.  See first-hand what makes reptiles unique.  Learn all about scales.  You won’t believe your eyes!

Grade 3 & 4

Discover Ecosystems

Animals abound from the tropical rain forests to the driest deserts. Discover what makes a habitat unique and perfect for the incredible animals that live there.  Meet animals from the rain forest, desert, and more! 

Grades 1 & 2

Animals Around the World

Travel to the most fantastic places in the world to meet some of the most fantastic animals.  Identify the different ways animals survive in their habitats.   

GRADES 5 & 6 

Creature Connections

Discover how animals and their habitats are linked together.  Explore the food web, animal life cycles, and the relationships between predators and prey.  Meet predator and prey animals up close! 

Teachers:  Sign-up Your class for a animal lesson

  • Meet live animals 
  • 45 minute live animal lesson
  • 4 live animals: reptiles, mammals, amphibians, & more
  • Interactive! Your students can ask our animal teachers questions and we answer them live.
  • Only $199 - 20 students recommended 

Live Animal Show for Schools and Birthday Parties in New York

The Nature Company is your go-to for awesome animal science programming for students aged 3 - 12.  Our instructors have taught 1,000's of classrooms in NYC since 2005.  It's the best in-class field trip for your school.  Meet live animals in your classroom!  We've visited thousands of classroom's introducing students to the most amazing wildlife!  Your students will learn about the most amazing animals like rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens, snakes, and more.  We will travel to your classroom introducing kids to life on the pond, the rain forest, the desert, the mountains, and even their own neighborhoods.   

The Nature Company’s been teaching kids about animals everyday since we started programming back in 2005.  Mr. Anthony created The Nature Company in 2005, but has been teaching kids about animals every year for over 2 decades.  His first animal demo was at Animal Zoo Camp in the Summer of 1996.  It was with a bullfrog named Marie.  He’s been teaching kids about animals ever since. 


​In-Person School Programs​

  • Meet live animals in your classroom
  • Our teachers bring animals into your classroom
  • 45 minute live animal lesson
  • 4 live animals: reptiles, mammals, bugs
  • 20 kids per lesson
  • Low Prices - Only $199 per show 
  • Our In-Class Trip is for New York City area schools only

GRADES 3 & 4

Awesome Adaptations

Big ears!  Sharp claws!  Slimy skin!  Those are just a few of the adaptations that help animals to survive.  See the incredible ways an animal's body is designed for success in their habitat.


​​Neighborhood Nature

Peek under that rock.  Look up in that tree.  You’re likely to find an animal or two or three!  Amazing animals can be found everywhere, even in our own backyards.  Sing a song and see a puppet show.


Sounds Around the World

Hear that?  Bzzz!  Peep!  Tweet!  You can hear the most amazing sounds in nature.  Animals make sounds to communicate just like us.  Students will play games, make animal sounds, and see a puppet show.  


The Nature Company brings the most amazing live animals into your classroom for a science lesson your students will never forget.  Your students meet and pet 4 live animals, play interactive games, and have their questions answered live by our team of animal experts.  It's totally interactive. Sign up today! NYC Area only!

GRADES 5 & 6 


It’s time to put our ideas for saving the planet to work!  We all know what we should do to help, and this class will show you how to do it!  Meet animals in your classroom and learn how your actions help them in their natural habitats! 


Grades 1 & 2 

Camouflaging Creatures

​​Now you see me.  Now you don’t!  You’ll have to look closely to find these animals because they’re hiding!  Discover why, where, and how animals camouflage.  Play our Camouflage Challenge game.  



Choose your favorite 4 animals for your students to meet and pet.  We have over 35 live animals to choose from including snakes, lizards, bunnies, chinchillas, chameleons, insects, chickens and more!  Your students get to ask questions, play interactive games, sing song, and more.  


​​A B C Animals

A is for armadillo. B is for bat. C is for crow. In this class students will sing the alphabet song, play alphabet games, do the alphabet dance, and see a puppet show.