Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 5pm

Charity Heart

Twycross Zoo is a registered charity (number 501841) which exists to support conservation, education and research.

Arts & Crafts Activities

Bored at home with your little monkeys?

Take advantage of our downloadable arts and crafts activities to keep the little ones entertained. From learning how to draw your favourite animals to making your very own pledge to conservation, there is something for everyone!

How to Draw an Animal!

See Chimpanzees this Mother's Day at Twycross Zoo

How to draw a Chimpanzee

Learn how to draw one of Twycross Zoo’s famous Chimpanzees!

feeding the Lorikeets

How to draw a Lorikeet

Learn how to draw one of our Lorikeets and then colour it in with lots of bright and beautiful colours!

How to draw a Giraffe

Draw the largest mammal on the planet with the help of our handy guide.

How to draw an Orangutan

Learn how to draw Batu, our male Orang utan

Chilean flamingo

How to draw a Flamingo

Draw and then colour in a picture of a Flamingo.

Why not take part in our Flamingo challenge and see how long you can stand on one leg for too!

How to draw a Rhino.

Learn how to draw our beautiful Eastern black rhino, Nandi.

Did you know? Nandi is celebrating her first year at Twycross Zoo this Easter Weekend.

Snow Leopard

How to draw a Snow Leopard

Learn how to draw a Snow Leopard with our trusty downloadable guide.

For an extra challenge, can you draw and colour in a winter wonderland scene around your Snow Leopard?


How to draw a Butterfly

There are so many native butterfly species in the UK, see if you can draw your own.

Head over to our Educational Resources page and download your very own Butterfly ID sheet too and see how many species you can spot in your garden.


How to draw a Zebra

For your last challenge … see if you can draw one of Twycross Zoo’s Zebra.

Download our handy guide and follow the steps to complete your drawing.

PLUS get stuck in with our Wildlife Warrior Craft Activities...


Build your own Wildlife Hotel!

With our handy guide, you can build your very own Wildlife Hotel in your back garden. Be sure to advertise the hotel with some wild flowers and greet some of our native wildlife as they stop by to check out the hospitality!

Looking for more things to do at home? Why not download our Educational Lesson Plans.