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Lil Critters Animal Show

Lil Critters Animal Show

9 reviews
Lil Critters Animal Show
5/5 stars – based on 9 reviews

About Lil Critters Animal Show

Are you looking for something different for a birthday party, picnic, scouting event or perhaps something else? Lil Critters is right for you!

We perform educational live animal shows for schools, preschools, scouts, retirement communities, libraries, etc., as well as birthday parties and other private events.

We are not a petting zoo, but rather an exciting and educational live animal show. We give people the opportunity to see some common, as well as some not-so-common pets up close, and learn about them.

Tarantulas, snakes, lizards, tortoises, as well as some warm and fuzzies are sure to delight everyone!

Reviews

Animal Entertainment in Schaumburg, IL
All of the children absolutely loved this show, we had kids ranging from 1-11 years old. Even the adults loved interacting with the animals. Everything was friendly and it was great to have the cool reptiles complimented by all the soft and cuddly animals. There was something for everyone! Lil Critters comes highly recommended! Affordable as well!
Birthday (Child) in Belvidere, IL
5 / 5 stars
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Very entertaining, great for child's birthday

All of the children absolutely loved this show, we had kids ranging from 1-11 years old. Even the adults loved interacting with the animals. Everything was friendly and it was great to have the cool reptiles complimented by all the soft and cuddly animals. There was something for everyone! Lil Critters comes highly recommended! Affordable as well!

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Reviewer: Stefanie B.
Event: Birthday (Child) in Belvidere, IL
Event Date: May 7, 2016
Hired As: Reptile Show, Animal Entertainment
Animal Entertainment in Schaumburg, IL
We loved this show at our daughter's birthday. The kids and parents alike were captivated by all the animals. The kids were able to touch all of them and it was great exposure. I highly recommend Lil' Critters.
Birthday (Child) in Lake Forest, IL
5 / 5 stars
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Great Entertainment!!

We loved this show at our daughter's birthday. The kids and parents alike were captivated by all the animals. The kids were able to touch all of them and it was great exposure. I highly recommend Lil' Critters.

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Reviewer: Susan F.
Event: Birthday (Child) in Lake Forest, IL
Event Date: Apr 23, 2016
Hired As: Reptile Show, Animal Entertainment
Animal Entertainment in Schaumburg, IL
Lil' Critters was hired for my son's 6th birthday party. The couple was FANTASTIC with the children and kept them engaged for a full hour. They are very patient and took time to educate the children about the animals. It is a very interactive show. My son loved the party and our guests expressed how much they enjoyed it. A memorable party!
Birthday (Child) in Libertyville, IL
5 / 5 stars
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Excellent Animal Show!

Lil' Critters was hired for my son's 6th birthday party. The couple was FANTASTIC with the children and kept them engaged for a full hour. They are very patient and took time to educate the children about the animals. It is a very interactive show. My son loved the party and our guests expressed how much they enjoyed it. A memorable party!

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Reviewer: Jennifer S.
Event: Birthday (Child) in Libertyville, IL
Event Date: Apr 2, 2016
Hired As: Reptile Show, Animal Entertainment
Animal Entertainment in Schaumburg, IL
Great animal show
Birthday (Child) in Lemont, IL
5 / 5 stars
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Great

Great animal show

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Reviewer: Ruta K.
Event: Birthday (Child) in Lemont, IL
Event Date: Oct 31, 2015
Animal Entertainment in Schaumburg, IL
All of the kids loved Lil Critters. Even the ones who weren't animal lovers held and pet the animals they brought to the birthday party. They showed up on time and were very friendly. Excellent company.
Birthday (Child) in Naperville, IL
5 / 5 stars
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Great demonstration with fun and interesting animals

All of the kids loved Lil Critters. Even the ones who weren't animal lovers held and pet the animals they brought to the birthday party. They showed up on time and were very friendly. Excellent company.

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Reviewer: Sherri V.
Event: Birthday (Child) in Naperville, IL
Event Date: Oct 23, 2015
Hired As: Reptile Show, Animal Entertainment

Response from Lil Critters Animal Show:

Thanks Sherri!

Animal Entertainment in Schaumburg, IL
They were so patient with all the kids. The animals were interesting and the hosts were very informative. Great show! So good, another person at the party booked a show too.
Birthday (Child) in Joliet, IL
5 / 5 stars
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It was awesome!

They were so patient with all the kids. The animals were interesting and the hosts were very informative. Great show! So good, another person at the party booked a show too.

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Reviewer: Kristy W.
Organization: LIL CRITTERS
Event: Birthday (Child) in Joliet, IL
Event Date: Jul 18, 2015
Hired As: Reptile Show, Animal Entertainment
Animal Entertainment in Schaumburg, IL
The animals were are hit. The children and families loved them!!! Thanks guys!!
Corporate Event in St Charles, IL
5 / 5 stars
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Great Job.

The animals were are hit. The children and families loved them!!! Thanks guys!!

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Reviewer: Marco
Organization: St Charles Bank&Trust
Event: Corporate Event in St Charles, IL
Event Date: Jun 20, 2015
Hired As: Animal Entertainment

Response from Lil Critters Animal Show:

Thanks Marco! You did a great job with your event. If you have any pictures of the kids/families with the critters, feel free to send us some to put on our website and facebook page!

Animal Entertainment in Schaumburg, IL
We had Lil Critters as the entertainment at our Cub Scout Blue and Gold dinner. They were so polite and friendly. They captured the kids attention right away and kept it! Both scouts and adults enjoyed seeing the animals and getting to pet them. I liked that it was educational while being fun. Great job! Would recommend them for any kid event. Thanks!
Other in Naperville, IL
5 / 5 stars
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Captured the kids attention right away

We had Lil Critters as the entertainment at our Cub Scout Blue and Gold dinner. They were so polite and friendly. They captured the kids attention right away and kept it! Both scouts and adults enjoyed seeing the animals and getting to pet them. I liked that it was educational while being fun. Great job! Would recommend them for any kid event. Thanks!

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Reviewer: Mary W.
Organization: Cub Scout Pack 105
Event: Other in Naperville, IL
Event Date: Feb 21, 2015
Hired As: Animal Entertainment
Animal Entertainment in Schaumburg, IL
Lil Critters was phenomenal. Dave and Laurie were very patient with the kids and didn't pressure anyone to touch anything they didn't want to. The kids loved all the animals - especially Casper! They are still talking about it! The birthday boy's little sister wants them to come to her next party too!
Birthday Party in Gurnee, IL
5 / 5 stars

Best birthday party ever!

Lil Critters was phenomenal. Dave and Laurie were very patient with the kids and didn't pressure anyone to touch anything they didn't want to. The kids loved all the animals - especially Casper! They are still talking about it! The birthday boy's little sister wants them to come to her next party too!

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Reviewer: Corrine P.
Event: Birthday Party in Gurnee, IL
Event Date: Aug 24, 2013
Hired As: Animal Entertainment

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 45 - 60 minutes
  • Fee: Contact for rates
  • Insurance: Yes
  • Languages: English

About Booking

Whether you hire Lil Critters Animal Show or another Animal Entertainment for your Schaumburg event, we strongly recommend that all communication be kept on the GigSalad booking platform as you book your Animal Entertainment. When you do, we’re able to offer numerous benefits that we cannot guarantee if you take communication or deposit payment off the GigSalad website. Our booking system is easy to use and handles secure deposit payments from you to the Schaumburg Animal Entertainment of your choice.

Be sure that the quote/agreement your Animal Entertainment sends you outlines performance fees, travel fees, extras, arrival and departure times, cancellation policy, insurance information and other applicable details.

Upcoming Booked Events

Jul 30, 2016 Birthday (Child)
3:30pm–4:30pm

Past Booked Events

May 22, 2016 Birthday (Child)
1:00pm–3:30pm
May 07, 2016 Birthday (Child)
3:00pm–4:00pm
Apr 23, 2016 Birthday (Child)
1:00pm–3:00pm
Apr 02, 2016 Birthday (Child)
Mar 24, 2016 School Assembly
Mar 24, 2016 School Assembly
12:00pm–1:00pm
Mar 05, 2016 Birthday (Child)
Feb 06, 2016 Birthday (Child)
Nov 21, 2015 Birthday (Child)
Nov 14, 2015 Birthday (Child)
Oct 31, 2015 Birthday (Child)
Oct 23, 2015 Birthday (Child)
Sep 26, 2015 Birthday (Child)
Aug 22, 2015 Birthday (Child)
Aug 22, 2015 Birthday (Child)
Aug 15, 2015 Birthday (Child)
Aug 08, 2015 Birthday (Child)
Jul 18, 2015 Birthday (Child)
Jun 20, 2015 Corporate Event
Feb 21, 2015 Other
Nov 23, 2014 Birthday Party
Aug 13, 2014 Other
Aug 01, 2014 Church Service
Feb 08, 2014 Birthday Party

The team providing the talent:

Laurie

Animal Educator

Dave

Animal Educator

Setup Requirements

From a simple chair to full-blown stage and lighting, there are certain configurations and needs that many performers and service providers require in order to provide the best possible experience at your event. Get a free quote request to check with Lil Critters Animal Show to find out what their setup requirements are.

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