Cross-curricular topics teaching resources: Circus

Resources and ideas for cross-curricular topics, circus, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

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Back to School Bulletin Board - Circus Theme

Back to School Bulletin Board - Circus Theme

This resource is a Back to School bulletin board set with a Circus theme. The set includes the words “Joining the _ Grade Big Top”. Each word is on its own page with a border that can be cut down to fit your board. I have included cards for each grade Kindergarten to 5th Grade. Also included are monkeys, clowns, lions, elephants, tickets and stars for student names. These pictures have blank spaces for the names. One special character, just a bit larger, is included for the teacher’s name. Just print what you need, write student names, laminate and cut.

By sboone86

Famous Gypsies and Travellers

Famous Gypsies and Travellers

This is an assembly to:1) Introduce children to the different groups of Gypsies and Travellers2) Explain a little about the history of Gypsies and Travellers 2) Introduce children to famous Gypsies and Travellers - from footballers, artists to X-Factor contestants.This can be used in June as part of Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month to build understanding and respect, or generally as part of school's equalities and British values work.

By maxine38

2 stars and a wish sticker

2 stars and a wish sticker

Here is a sticker I use in class when wanting the children to take part in peer assessment. I print it out onto stickers and stick it in the children the book. The rest is self explanatory... the children swap books with a partner and give their friends two stars and a wish based on the piece of work they have produced.

By AlyssaMashford

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April Fool's Day Surprises Two-Page Activity Set and Word Search

April Fool's Day Surprises Two-Page Activity Set and Word Search

Kids will enjoy learning about April Fool's Day, jesters, different synonyms for the word 'jokes,' and the history of the holiday with this Two-Page Activity Set! This product also includes a separate Word Search Puzzle that reinforces the vocabulary that appears throughout the Two-Page Activity Set.Keywords: April Fool's Day| April Fool | tricks | pranks | jester | April Fools Day History | jokes | poisson d'Avril | vocabulary

By PuzzleFun

Sports Week Bundle

Sports Week Bundle

Sports Relief Week PowerPoints and different teaching activities on how to keep healthy and fit. There are some worksheets to complete, lots of pictures to talk about and even an ESL teaching unit on Sport and the human body.

By peterfogarty

Animals

Animals

A collection of animal themed resources. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

KWL Grid for Rollercoaster/ Scream Machine topic  (AfL)

KWL Grid for Rollercoaster/ Scream Machine topic (AfL)

Blank KWL grid suitable for learners in KS2. Ideal Asessment for learning activity when beginning the new topic. Pupils should add their knowledge to the grid throughout the term.K - What I KnowW - What I want to knowL - What I have learnt

By hifisher

Elephant: Animals and Pets: Colouring Page

Elephant: Animals and Pets: Colouring Page

A colouring activity to help students learn about animals and pets. Ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Lion (2): Animals and Pets: Colouring Page

Lion (2): Animals and Pets: Colouring Page

A colouring activity to help students learn about animals and pets. Ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Tiger: Animals and Pets: Colouring Page

Tiger: Animals and Pets: Colouring Page

A colouring activity to help students learn about animals and pets. Ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Monkeys : Animals: Photo Collection (Part One)

Monkeys : Animals: Photo Collection (Part One)

A small collection of photos from my own encounters with monkeys, and animals. Please note that some of these were taken with slide film before the arrival of digital cameras. This collection will be added to over time. For use with animal, ecology, evolution, climate, or habitat topics. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

The Clown Who Couldn't Smile Performing Licence

The Clown Who Couldn't Smile Performing Licence

This is the Performing Licence for the play script The Clown Who Couldn't Smile. You should purchase this if you are planning to perform that play. This licence allows you to give up to five performances of the play to an audience of up to 200 people (paying or non-paying). Once purchased, it's valid for 6 months.

By AliJC

KS2 Writing a newspaper report - Philippe Petit Walks Across the World Trade Center in 1974

KS2 Writing a newspaper report - Philippe Petit Walks Across the World Trade Center in 1974

Suitable for pupils in year 5&6, this resource includes a high quality model newspaper report. It describes the death defying World Trade Center tightrope walk performed by Frenchman Philippe Petit in 1974 (as recently portrayed in the 2015 film - The Walk). Also included is a teaching presentation to assist in the writing of an effective newspaper report introduction and a two page blank newspaper template.

By hifisher

Stick puppet templates - animals and people

Stick puppet templates - animals and people

Stick puppet templates.Black and white so children can colour them.Animals and people.12 puppets per A4 page.3 pages of animals (36 puppets in total)2 pages of people (24 puppets in total)Colour, laminate (optional) and attach to a craft stick.Students can then use these puppets to create puppet shows. Great for oral language development and co-operative work.Use as part of your reading programme to retell stories.Visit my store for more stick puppets and other great classroom resources!© Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

By swelch_resources

Circus

Circus

Looking for pictures of the circus, clowns and acrobats? Looking for exciting story prompts about the circus? Try these nice resources and save!

By peterfogarty

The Clown Who Couldn't Smile Play Script

The Clown Who Couldn't Smile Play Script

The Clown Who Couldn't Smile is a one-act play for KS2 pupils. It's a gentle comedy that explores the notion of happiness and the meaning of friendship. When Bonzo the clown loses his smile, he struggles to find it again and is in danger of losing his job at the circus, until help arrives unexpectedly. This play is great as a stimulus for discussing what it means to be happy. It also provides opportunities to include circus routines, gymnastics, musical extracts and a number of children in non-speaking roles. The script contains full staging and production notes, plus great follow-on drama and literacy activities for further classroom work. Please leave a review if you found this resource useful, thank you.

By AliJC

 Leon and the Place Between

Leon and the Place Between

Leon and the Place Between Leon and the Place Between – Complete 4 Week Unit of WorkThis download includes a complete four-week English unit on the book Leon and the Place Between. Children will analyse and discuss several types of text and features including play scripts, narratives, fact sheets, information texts and settings. Everything you need to teach the whole unit is included.This download includes:- Full and detailed lesson plans- Activities for every lesson with clear progression - Examples, prompts and templates for the activities*****************************************************************************My other English products:Complete Instruction Writing Unit . https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/instruction-writing-english-complete-unit-of-work-11073401Complete Persuasive Writing Unit . https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/persuasive-writing-chocolate-complete-unit-of-work-4-weeks-11150139Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit . https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-english-unit-of-work-dialogues-and-play-scripts-11066463*****************************************************************************

By TheGingerTeacher

CIRCUS TEACHING RESOURCES ROLE PLAY DISPLAY EYFS KS1-2 ENGLISH MATHS

CIRCUS TEACHING RESOURCES ROLE PLAY DISPLAY EYFS KS1-2 ENGLISH MATHS

93 PDF or PPT files for you to print. You could also use them on the IWB.•Circus acts information pack, photo pack, key word flashcards, clown and animal face masks in colour and back and white, hand puppets for many circus acts, blank hand puppet for child to draw themselves, alphabet flashcards in different sizes and an alphabet bunting, number flashcards, writing practise worksheets, writing booklet, writing tasks for escape artist, hypnotist, magician, strong man and trapeze artist, day at the circus writing task, colour flashcards, addition and subtraction games, phonics flashcards, acrostic poem, alphabet mats, number lines for table top, times tables mats, themed writing frames, reward charts, shapes posters, behaviour poster, noun verb and adjectives posters, card matching game, circus signs to put around the circus role play area such as, circus coming soon, welcome to circus sign, open and closed signs, show times sign, tickets available sign, please pay here sign, thank you for coming sign, tickets to use for role play, colourful patterned buntings, number square 1-100, mind ma, drawer and peg labels, invitation to complete, poster to complete, days of the week flashcards, draw a circus, draw a circus act, make a list of animals, clown diary writing, nouns and verbs writing task, odd and even numbers flashcards, make a clown face craft activity, design a clown costume, draw a door hanger, large and extra large labels for folders and resources, thought and speech bubbles to complete for role play evidence, colouring pages, bingo game, coins to use for role play, large lettering to spell circus, long banner to head wall display, several display borders to edge wall display, patterned and plain backing paper to print for display board if needed, A4 clown faces for display, ring master of the day poster, price cards with prices on and blank, special offer sign ow and ou word cards, resources sack tag, word search word mat, character description cards to complete, wanted poster to complete for crazy clown, story board to complete, topic evaluation writing sheet.

By hayleyhill

Birthday Editable Pack

Birthday Editable Pack

A collection of editable Happy Birthday pages to document birthdays, and celebrations. Also includes a collection of age birthday templates. Simply insert your own images and write your own story. Print, laminate as a keepsake for families.

By edomain

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 Counting Puzzles- Counting by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s-Circus Theme

Counting Puzzles- Counting by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s-Circus Theme

Looking for some activities to keep the kiddos learning?Try my circus themed Skip Counting and Counting by 1’s Puzzles. There are 23 Counting Puzzles with numbers ranging from 1-120. Counting is done by 1s, 10s, 5s, and 2s. Different levels are included to allow for differentiation in your classroom. Print them as your students reach each level. You can print, laminate, and cut the strips. Each card is divided into 10 strips. Students put the puzzles into correct number order. I've included a blank template that can be used as a mat to arrange the pieces. You can also simply print and allow students to glue them to the template and have the picture to keep.Included are:Counting by 1s - Numbers: 1-10 (3 puzzles), 11-20 (3 puzzles), 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, 61-70, 71-80, 81-90, 91-100, 101-110, 111-120Counting by 10s - Numbers: 10-100 (2 puzzles), 30-120 (2 puzzles)Counting by 5s - Numbers: 5-50 (2 puzzles)Counting by 2s - Numbers: 2-20 (2 puzzles)More counting puzzlesCounting Puzzles- Counting by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s-Farm Favorites Theme.Counting Puzzles- Counting by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s-Safari Adventure Theme.Skip Counting Puzzles- Counting by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s- Cupcake Theme.

By mccormick33

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No Prep  Math Worksheets -Addition and Subtraction-Circus Theme

No Prep Math Worksheets -Addition and Subtraction-Circus Theme

No Prep Math Worksheets. Are you looking for fun timely practice that targets the important skill of building fluency in addition and subtraction within 20? This package is 29 pages of math worksheets with a circus theme. It’s simple computation within 20 with 12 pages of practice and an answer key. This can be used as supplemental practice along with any math program. More Circus FunCounting Puzzles- Counting by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s-Circus Theme.More Math IdeasCounting Puzzles- Counting by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s-Farm Favorites Theme.No Prep Grade 1-Math Addition & Subtraction Within 20 Worksheets-Birds and Owls.

By mccormick33

The Circus:  Planning, Role Play and Resources. Activities for   EYFS  Nursery and Reception

The Circus: Planning, Role Play and Resources. Activities for EYFS Nursery and Reception

This is a large resource to support the teaching of a circus theme or topic in EYFS. Included in the pack is detailed medium term planning in Word format so that you can cut and paste it into your planning. Other resources include; signs and labels for a role play areacounting cardslotto gamessnapwriting framesword matletters and sounds word matplaydough matshandwriting sheetspuppet templategraphemes and tricky words on balloonscircus puzzles.Please note I collate my resources, so you only see the first page of each resource.

By anncarcat