School Show: Peter Gros
from the Original Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom

Peter Gros
from the Original Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom

Grades PK-6

Peter Gros, former co-host and current ambassador for the original Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom returns to LBC to share our exciting world of animals, his travel experiences, and his timeless tales. With nearly 30 years of field experience with captive wildlife, Peter still makes frequent appearances on LIVE With Kelly and Ryan, The Today Show, The Tonight Show, and Animal Planet. He highlights his many adventures with a mix of video clips and inspirational stories while introducing friendly, exotic animals to the audience, teaching about the importance of conservation.

“My students loved it and were very enthusiastic during the performance!”
– 5th-6th grade teacher, Redwood Adventist Academy

Common Core Content Standards Easily Applied in Your Classroom

  • 1.RI.8: Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
  • 3.SL.2: Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
  • 5.RI.8: Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).

Lesson Plan Idea

Students create a unique symphony of animal sounds using their own voices and bodies to make the roars, hisses, and call, using recording devices to calls to combine them into a song.

Art Talks: Free Guided Tours of the Sculpture Garden

Extend your field trip by touring our Sculpture Garden with a specially trained docent! Our current exhibition, Harmonies: Kati Casida, Catherine Daley, and Jann Nunn, features three highly acclaimed Bay Area sculptors. Join us with a group of up to 100 people for a walking tour through these unique works. Tours begin 15 minutes after school shows and last approximately 20 minutes. Advanced registration is required. Sign up using the application available online, or email Chrystie Prokopakis for more information.


  • Find materials for every show, policies, and more resources here.
  • To contact us, email Chrystie Prokopakis, School & Family Coordinator, or call 707.800.7504.

Event Information

Monday, January 28, 2019
9:30 am
60 minutes

LBC performance will vary.

Set the Stage

Prepare your students for their trip to the theater with these free resource materials.

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