Live Reptile Shows for Daycare Centers & Preschools

Reptiles Alive shows are more fun, safe, and manageable than a trip to the zoo!

Preschools and daycare centers love the convenience of bringing Reptiles Alive LLC animals to visit their students on site. Preschool students are always thrilled to meet our beautiful live animals and our fun wildlife educators.
Your students will meet our amazing live animals without any bars or glass blocking their view. Our wildlife educators have years of experience working with preschoolers – we know how to capture the attention of your young students and entertain them while educating them as well.

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Live Reptile Shows for Large Groups

(suggested for groups of up to 200 students per show)

Show Prices:

  • One 30 minute show: $325; additional back to back shows are $225 each.
  • One 15-30 minute interactive Reptile Encounter add-on to your show: $75 per 100 students.

*Travel fees are not charged to the following locations:  Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, & Prince William Counties in VA; Montgomery County MD; and Washington DC. Areas outside of these locations are charged an additional travel fee – please contact us for travel fee information.

Available Themes

Our most popular show is a great introduction to the world of reptiles. Learn snake secrets and laugh at our lizard stories and turtle tales. Featured animals may include a boa or python, tortoise, lizards and other amazing animals.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals. Live animals from each layer of the forest will be featured along with stories of survival in this fascinating and endangered environment. Featured animals may include an iguana, boa constrictor, tegu lizard, and other rainforest creatures.

Uncover the secrets of the reptiles living in your own backyard. Learn what to do when you encounter wild animals and how to help wildlife in your own neighborhood. Featured animals may include an eastern rat snake, box turtle, snapping turtle, and other amazing native species.

  • Creepy Reptiles Alive!

Some animals may seem scary, but in this show, you will find out why there is no reason to be afraid. Myths will be busted and the truth will be revealed about some of nature’s most misunderstood creatures. Featured animals may include snakes, giant cockroaches, toads and other “creepy creatures.”

Awesome animals from the awe-inspiring desert will be showcased during this exciting program about one of our planet’s most extreme habitats. Find out how animals can survive in such a harsh environment. Animals may include a uromastyx, tortoise, gecko, and more extreme animals.

  • Wetland Reptiles Alive!

Dive into learning about wetland habitats during this fun live animal show! Marshes, swamps, and the Chesapeake Bay watershed will be explained with fun stories and living wetland creatures. Features animals may include a snapping turtle, bull frog, water monitor lizard and other denizens of damp places.

  • Snakes Alive!

The secret life of snakes will be revealed during this spectacular show. Learn the answers to questions about some of nature’s most mysterious creatures. Featured animals may include a python, boa, rat snake and more slithery friends.

Students will meet live reptiles from a variety of habitats and discover why healthy ecosystems are so important to all life on Earth. This program was created using the Virginia Standards of Learning in Science to assist teachers in motivating their students to learn more. Featured animals may include a boa constrictor, box turtle, bearded dragon, and other animals from around the world.

  • Custom Reptiles Alive Show

If your school, library, or group has a special theme you would like to build a live animal show around, let us know. Our wildlife educators can customize a live animal show that will be perfect for your event. Past custom theme shows have included topics such as: Africa, Australia, Dinosaurs, and more.


Reptile Meet & Greet: This is an optional after show service to provide audience members with a special opportunity to safely pet a live snake, touch unique natural artifacts (alligator skull, shed snake skin, turtle shell) and ask the wildlife educator questions. $75 per 30 minutes (up to approximately 100 people per 30 minutes)

Tot Show: We also offer a special 15 minute animal show for tots younger than 3. If booked with another show, this special tot show is only $75.

Live Reptile Shows for Small Groups

(For up to 25 students or less per show)

  • Reptiles Alive: Up Close & Personal

Give your students the awesome opportunity to safely touch live reptiles during this exciting and educational hands-on animal show. Meet a variety of reptiles from all over the world and discover their secrets. Animals will include a variety of snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, and a boa or a python.

Show Prices:

  • One 45 minute show $275; additional back to back shows $175 each.
  • One 30 minute show $250; additional back to back shows $150 each.

Tot Show: We also offer a special 15 minute animal show for tots younger than 3. If booked with another show, this special tot show is only $75.

*Shows booked to start at 5 pm or later will be charged an additional $50.

*Travel fees are not charged to the following locations:  Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, & Prince William Counties in VA; Montgomery County MD; and Washington DC. Areas outside of these locations are charged an additional travel fee – please contact us for travel fee information.

“Caroline makes learning fun!” – Sheila Farthing, Director, Providence Baptist Preschool, Mclean