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We used these as well as the mermaid sheets when we were doing Julia Donaldson's Singing Mermaid as our book focus, absolutely brill. Will use it for reading certificates for March is Reading Month. The theme for the month is the circus. Don't miss out, grab your free Twinkl sample pack personalised just for you.

Our unique and all-encompassing synthetic phonics teaching package with our all new Twinkl Phonics Family. Phonics - Exclusive Preview. Classic Collection Click for more information. A fantastic resource, useful to support independent writing tasks that you may set for your children in this topic. Circus Page Borders contains: Create an account to start reviewing resources, or if you already have an account, sign in! Sign in Join Let me know if this resource is updated. Twinkerbell , rated this resource Aug 29th Welcome to the Circus!

Activity and printables available inside our KidsSoup Resource Library Look at a circus poster or circus book together. Ask children if they have ever visited a circus.

Discuss with children the circus performances they have watched. What did they enjoy? What did they not like or were afraid off? Explain the words "perform" and "entertain" and discuss that different circus performers entertain the audience in the circus. Mary Had a Little Lamb. Let's all go to the circus today, circus today, circus today, Let's all go to the circus today, and watch the animals play. See the big seals spinning balls, spinning balls, spinning balls, See the seals spinning balls, at the circus today.

See the little dogs jump and twirl, jump and twirl, jump and twirl, See the little dogs jump and twirl, at the circus today. See the elephants standing up, standing up, standing up, See the elephants standing up, at the circus today.

What is the clown wearing? Provide children with a range of items for recreating circus acts, such as stilts for stilt walking, a beam to balance on or to walk the tightrope, and balls for juggling.

Outline a "Circus" ring, indoors or outdoors, and have fun performing together, dancing, doing tricks, or clowning around. In your housekeeping area, create a circus clown dressing room. Display a range of clown costumes including hats, shoes, and bags. Use a rope or masking tape on a carpet as a tightrope and take turns with your child to balance along it.

Walk forward, backwards, balance on one leg, etc. Outdoors Stretch a long piece of rope across the ground or grass and secure it at both ends rope should stay on the ground; this is just for pretend ;-. Let children pretend to walk a tightrope by walking on the rope that is on the ground. Show children how to walk like a tightrope walker by placing one foot in front of the other along the rope.

Encourage children to try to keep their balance and stay as much as possible on the rope. Look at Circus Animal Picture Cards. Ask children to tell you the name of each animal and describe something it might do in the circus. Write the word for each animal next to its picture.

Say each letter as it is written on the chart paper. Together, make the sound of each animal as the animal is introduced. Then, let children pretend to be the animal performing in the ring. Prancing horses stepping around the ring Elephants walking around the circle swinging their trunks from the left to the right Lions and tigers jumping through hoops Dogs dancing Bears juggling Monkeys running around the circle Seals juggling a ball on their noses.

Tell children that they each get to make their own Circus Animals mini-booklet. Explain that children will write the word for each animal and draw a picture of that animal in the circus for each page.

Remind them that they can use the pictures and words on the chart paper for reference. Let children cut out the pictures and glue to the pages.

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Circus Similes (elem/upper elem) Writing Prompt Use this 'Writing Prompt: Circus Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Circus Similes (elem/upper elem)'.

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Attach picture to the paper. Add speech bubble if you are not using the template with the speech bubble already printed on it. IF I Ran the Circus Writing Template. If I Ran the Circus, Boy Mama Teacher Mama. Boy Mama Teacher Mama. If I Ran the Circus, If I Ran the Circus, If I Ran the Circus, If I Ran the Circus. After reading Dr. Seuss's If I Ran The Circus, have students transition to either of these interesting writing prompts. One is a class book. One is a class book. Choose which writing prompt you want your students to do.