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                                           CIRCUS PROJECT

Parent Welcome to the Circus!    

                           Activity List

1.Create a Colorful Circus Program or Poster

Overview     Create a colorful program or poster using appropriate images and essential information.

Parents Get Started              Detailed Instructions                  Brainstorm Packet

 

2.Write a Ringmaster’s Welcome Speech

Overview   Create Ringmaster’s Welcome Speech: appropriate language and effective communication.

Parents Get Started                Detailed Instructions               Brainstorm Packet

3.Make a Clown Costume

Overview Create colorful clown costume with a unique ‚Äúcharacter‚ÄĚ that fits child personality and circus traditions.

Parents Get Started              Detailed Instructions      Brainstorm Packet

4.Clown Face Painting

Overview ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Create a colorful clown face that displays a unique ‚Äúcharacter‚ÄĚ that fits child personality and circus traditions.

Parents Get Started                Detailed Instructions   Brainstorm Packet

5.Make a Rousing Circus Song

Overview    Create or perform Circus Song in line with traditions that energize, engage and entertain audience.

Parents Get Started                Detailed Instructions    Brainstorm Packet

6.Clown Tricks: Juggling & Balloon Twisting

Overview    Two essential clown tricks are juggling and balloon twisting that match circus traditions. Delight your audience!

Parents Get Started               Detailed Instructions     Brainstorm Packet

7.Dear Mr. Owner: Why I should be in Your Circus

Overview    Write a letter describing why you are best person to hire for a specific circus job.

Parents’ Instructions¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Detailed Instructions¬†¬† Brainstorming Packet

8.Congratulations: Welcome to Animal Care Team!

Overview Investigate what elephants need to be healthy and happy. Determine if the circus can provide good care. Provide written or oral report of your conclusions and suggestions for the future.

Parents’ Instructions ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Detailed Instructions¬†¬† Brainstorming Packet

9.What Do We Need for a Family of Elephants?

Overview   Investigate how much and what kind of food, water &care is needed for a family of elephants.

Parents’ Instructions ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Detailed Instructions ¬† Brainstorming Packet

10.Should We Add Elephants to our Circus Family?

Overview What are the good and bad things about having elephants in the circus? How do people feel and think about it? Are elephants good for the circus business?

Parents’ Instructions ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Detailed Instructions¬†¬†¬† Brainstorming Packet

11.After My Circus Leaves Town . . . 

Overview  Describe your circus experience in writing or talk with someone. What did you do and how do you feel about those experiences? How are you feeling now?  Happy, a little sad?   What will you do next?

Parents’ Instructions ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Detailed Instructions¬†¬†¬† Brainstorming Packet