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20+ Carnival Lesson Plans for Kids

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There are so many different ways to celebrate the carnival in the classroom. If you’re looking for a way to get your kids excited about learning and teach them about circus and carnival staples, then you can’t miss these carnival lesson plans!

These are perfect for adding some structure to your carnival STEM activities, and a fun way to teach carnival science concepts to kids in a fun and interactive way.

Transport the kids under your care back to the carnival days of your childhood and bring the classroom and fun together in these fun carnival-themed lesson plans.

These carnival theme lesson plans are perfect for elementary kids and great for the inner child in all of us.

These carnival lesson ideas are all about making school fun and bringing the magic of carnivals into the classroom whether you're about to go to the State Fair as a class or just feeling nostalgic for burning hot fried food and rickety roller coasters that make you want to puke.

Hands-On, Low-Prep Carnival Lesson Plans for Kids

These carnival lesson ideas are all about making school fun and bringing the magic of carnivals into the classroom whether you’re about to go to the State Fair as a class or just feeling nostalgic for burning hot fried food and rickety roller coasters that make you want to puke.

Keep reading to find some of my favorite lesson plans with a carnival theme!

What to Buy for Carnival Lessons

And if you want to really go all out, why not make a Carnival Classroom Theme!

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Super Fun and Fantastical Carnival Lesson Plans for Elementary

Kids will definitely remember any lesson plan they learn that has a carnival theme. It’s so much fun to learn while at the carnival!

These lesson plans contain tons of fun Carnival Activities for Preschoolers!

Your kids will love playing this fun I Spy Carnival Printable game!

Use these Carnival Alphabet Puzzles puzzles to practice letter recognition.

Practice counting with these fun Popcorn Counting Cards

Over 20 fun carnival lesson plans for kids! Bring some fun back into the classroom with these elementary carnival lesson plan ideas!

Learn how to spell CVC words with this fun carnival themed Juggling CVC Words worksheet.

Your kids will have a blast building their own Ferris wheels with this Ferris Wheel STEM Challenge.

Use this adorable Feed The Elephants activity to learn the alphabet!

Prepare your little ones for writing with these helpful Carnival Prewriting Tracing Worksheets.

Create a fun carnival or circus theme with these Preschool Carnival Lesson Planning Ideas.

Create an entire probability carnival with this Probability Carnival lesson plan.

Help your kids practice math in a fun and engaging way with these Carnival Kindergarten Math Worksheets.

Use strips of construction paper to make your own Roller Coaster Paper Sculpture.

Make a fun carnival sub unit with these Popcorn Unit Study ideas.

Teach your kids to count money with these Carnival Subtracting Money Games.

Help your kids practice writing with these fun Carnival Writing Worksheets.

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