Circus Physical Education!

Circus is an exciting and fun way to learn movement competency while showing responsible behaviors while using unusual equipment. There are many first steps in learning the art of circus [...]

Lorenzo and his Teeterboard

The arts integrated activity is a STEAM design challenge.  Learners will design and build a teeterboard for Lorenzo so he can perform his act and the show may go on!

The Science of the Tightwire!

Wire walkers depend on the human body to make important changes in balance through the nerves in the feet, vision and the inner ear. To help insure stability, wire walkers carry a 30-75 pound [...]

Make and Take Juggling Balls

This arts integrated lesson is a STEAM challenge. Learners will follow a sequenced recipe to make their own juggling balls and then learn how to manipulate the balls in a juggling pattern.

I Want to Go to the Circus!

Learners will analyze prices of items for sale and make a decision on how much money they will spend and on what.

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The Language of the Circus: Circus Lingo

This arts integrated lesson is a STEAM challenge. Learners will work as a team to deconstruct words and create new phrases. Students will use theater arts and language as tools to explore the [...]

The Circus of Language: The Circus Poster

Students create a circus poster using expressive nouns and adjectives.

The Marvelous, Miraculous Circus Machine!

A memorable and effective approach to demonstrate the invisible forces of Newtonian Physics through the experience of the circus.

Henri Matisse and his Paper Circus

During his later years, Henri Matisse created wall murals from paper cut-outs. This class explores the qualities of polygons and quadrilaterals and how they can be used to create a work of art.


P.T. Barnum once said, "Clowns are the pegs on which the circus is hung." This workshop will tell you why.

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