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DIY circus lab for kids : a family-friendly guide for juggling, balancing, clowning and show-making / Jackie Leigh Davis.

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza J 791.3 DAV (Text) 840191002540011 Auburn Plaza - Children's New Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 791.3 DAVIS (Text) 39206021513260 J Non-Fiction Available -
Washington Carnegie PL - Washington j791.3 DAV (Text) 21401000189485 Youth Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781631593475
  • ISBN: 1631593471
  • Physical Description: 151 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Beverly, MA : Quarry Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group, [2018].

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes resources and bibliographic references (pages 140-145) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
UNIT 1: Spinning and Flowing -- Introduction: About Spinning and Flowing, Circademics, and CircusSecrets -- Make Your Own Juggling Stick -- ABCs of Juggling Sticks -- Make Your Own Diabolo -- ABCs of Diabolo -- Make Your Own Hoop -- ABCs of Hooping -- Make Your Own Poi -- ABCs of Poi -- UNIT 2: Toss Juggling -- Introduction: About Juggling, Circademics, and CircusSecrets -- ABCs of Scarf Juggling -- Make Your Own Juggling Balls -- ABCs of Three-Ball Juggling -- ABCs of Armpit Juggling -- UNIT 3: Balance -- Introduction: About Balance, Circademics, and CircusSecrets -- Make Your Own Rola Bola -- ABCs of Rola Bola -- Make Your Own tie-on Stilts -- ABCs of Stilt Walking -- Make Your Own Tightrope -- ABCs of Tightrope Walking -- UNIT 4: Partner Acrobatics and Human Pyramids -- Introduction: About Pyramids, Circademics, and CircusSecrets -- Make Your Own Circus T-Shirt -- The Secret Language of Pyramids -- ABCs of Partner Acrobatics -- ABCs of Human Pyramids -- UNIT 5: Clowning -- Introduction: About Clowning, Circademics, and CircusSecrets -- Make Your Own Clown Nose -- Make Your Own Clown Hat -- ABCs of Clowning -- ABCs of Fun with Your Hat -- ABCs of a Running Gag -- UNIT 6: Making a Show -- Introduction: About the Toolbox for Working Together and CircusSecrets -- ABCs of Building an Act -- ABCs of Building a Show -- Growing Circus in Your Community -- Appendix A: Circus as a serious tool for learning ; CircusSecrets and social and emotional learning -- Appendix B: The origins of youth circus ; Social circus -- Appendix C: Youth and social circus worldwide.
Summary, etc.:
DIY Circus Lab for Kids gives 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.
Subject: Circus > Juvenile literature.
Do-it-yourself work > Juvenile literature.

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