DIY Circus Lab for Kids: A Family- Friendly Guide For Juggling, Balancing, Clowning And Show-making by Jackie Leigh DavisDIY Circus Lab for Kids: A Family- Friendly Guide For Juggling, Balancing, Clowning And Show-making by Jackie Leigh Davis

DIY Circus Lab for Kids: A Family- Friendly Guide For Juggling, Balancing, Clowning And Show-making

byJackie Leigh Davis

Paperback | February 13, 2018

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DIY Circus Lab for Kidsgives families everything they need to produce their own circus! Author Jackie Leigh Davis invites the you into the international youth circus community, then dives into the circus skill families: juggling, acrobatics, manipulation, balance, and clowning.

The book opens with a do-it-yourself prop-making class, and provides enough homemade circus equipment to get you started on some fun circus basics. Rising circus stars will then move on to lessons in toss juggling, flower sticks, poi, human pyramids, and how to move on to even more tricks and skills. And best yet, kids will see how to combine skills into an act, and acts into a show.

DIY Circus Lab for Kidsalso includes the Circademic Corner, which is full of academic and scientific factoids about circus, and Safety Check boxes whenever skill-learning requires adult supervision. Many of the skills in this book are safe enough for kids to do themselves, with a few requiring an adult “spotter so families or classes can enjoy them together.
Jackie Leigh Davis, EdM., is a circus education pioneer, teacher, and advocate. She was a founding member of the American Youth Circus Organization (AYCO), the first national youth circus advocacy organization in the country. Founded in 1999, AYCO hosts biennial national festivals and educator conferences to promote the participation o...
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Title:DIY Circus Lab for Kids: A Family- Friendly Guide For Juggling, Balancing, Clowning And Show-makingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 8.88 × 8.75 × 0.62 inPublished:February 13, 2018Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631593471

ISBN - 13:9781631593475

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"A great reference book for school libraries [. . .] It’s also a great hands-on gift for adventurous youth, and for video game-obsessed or artistic youth who need to know that not all physical activity is highly competitive or sports based!"
- CircusTalk