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20+ Exciting and Creative Circus Art Activities for Curious Kids

When was the last time that you took your little ones to the circus? Perhaps they have never been or you are getting them excited about an upcoming circus STEM unit filled with circus STEM activities! Regardless of the reason, these circus art activities are creative and a lot of fun for kids of all ages!

The circus is one of those things that we used to do all the time growing up, and many kids don’t get to attend the circus anymore. To bring the circus to life for my kids, I have brought the circus into the classroom!

These circus art activities are perfect for any circus lover, and kids of any age.

Here are 20 circus art activities that your kids will love.

And check out the rest of the circus STEM activities for even more circus science fun!

These circus art activities are perfect for any circus lover, and kids of any age. Here are 20 circus art activities that your kids will love.

Creative Circus Art Activities

The circus might not have animals anymore, but it’s still tons of fun- filled with color, magic, and exciting feats of strength and athleticism!

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20 Fun Circus Art Projects for Circus-Loving Kids

Try these super fun circus art activities with your kids this year! Try them at home or in the classroom for some artistic fun with a magical circus flair.

Bring the magic of the circus home or to the classroom with these circus art activities! Kids will have a blast with these circus crafts.

Make your own clown puppets using this Paint Sticks Clown Puppet craft.

Your kids will love making this easy and fun Cotton Candy Kids Craft Using Puffy Paint.

If your kids are looking to make a sweet treat, they will love this Pretend Paper Plate Cotton Candy Cone.

These easy Juggling Balls are no-sew and easy for kids to make.

This  Fine Motor Popcorn craft is the perfect way to recreate that classic tub of popcorn from the circus at home.

Make your own pretend play Super-Soft Cotton Candy Play Dough at home to use for your circus theme.

Let your kids become the circus clown with the help of this Paper Plate Clown Puppet.

Make these super easy Easy Circus Crafts for Kids and create an entire circus of animals and people.

Your kids will be able to create their own carnival game at home with this DIY Ring Toss craft.

Let your kids make their very own Jester Hat Craft to wear at home.

Create your own circus tent with this fun Circus Tent Craft.

This easy Paper Plate Carousel is perfect for any circus loving child.

Your kids can pretend to be a circus lion with the help of this Easy Lion Mask Craft.

This easy Sponge Painted Elmer the Elephant is the perfect circus animal craft to get your kids excited about the circus.

Use popsicle sticks to make this unique and fun Popsicle Stick Popcorn.

Older kids will love creating these Paper Mache Circus Animals.

Make your own clown puppet with this easy Paper Clown Puppet tutorial.

Make your own big top circus with these Colorful Cardboard Circus Tents.

Make a 3D Circus Trapeze Act and have your own trapeze characters perform!

Bring the circus to you no matter where you are with this cute Circus Train craft.

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More Circus Activities for Kids

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