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While circus schools and public schools are closed across the USA to prevent the spread of COVID-19, here are some resources for keeping circus youth active and having fun!

Live Online Classes

Check our our list of circus organizations holding online classes!

Whether you’ve always wanted to take a circus class or you’re a circus student who can’t be at your usual circus space in person, you can take a circus class from the comfort of home and support a circus school, studio, or organization impacted by COVID-19! Stay fit, learn new skills, and maintain community.

Circus Activities

**Please note that AYCO does NOT recommend aerial activities at home**

Circus Smirkus Bubble Blowing Tutorial

Wash your hands and have fun with this awesome video from Circus Smirkus on Facebook!

Westchester Circus Arts Activity Videos

Fun coordination games from Westchester Circus Arts‘ Mr. Amazing:
The 7 Stages of Laughter – Trying out this clowning progression from Westchester Circus Arts’ Mr. Amazing is guaranteed to boost your mood!
Kneesy, Earsy, Nosey – Check out this quick and silly circus coordination game to make your day more fun!
Crazy Arms – Feeling cooped up? Get your body moving with this simple but challenging coordination game!
Circus ABCs Game – Can you make all these circus positions? How fast can you follow directions?

Simply Circus At-Home Activity Videos

Fun circus activities from Simply Circus on Facebook! Donations accepted.
DIY Newspaper Balancing Feather
DIY Juggling Bags
Build Your Own Hula Hoop
Britney Spears Circus Abs

Cirque du Soleil Connect

#cirqueconnect features special content you can access from home – virtual reality tours, workout videos, face painting tutorials, and more!

The Social Circus Coloring-In Book!

The Social Circus Coloring-In Book is an international project from with pages from social circuses all around the world! Available for downloading and printing at home in exchange for a donation of any amount.

Circus World Museum Print At Home Coloring Book

Have fun learning about the state of Wisconsin’s stupendous circus heritage while coloring with the free Circus World Museum Print At Home Coloring Book!

DIY Circus Lab for Kids: A Family- Friendly Guide for Juggling, Balancing, Clowning and Show-Making by Jackie Leigh Davis

This is a physical book you can buy filled with awesome circus activities like making your own props – and has links to how-to videos online too!

Stay Busy! Suggested activities from YPAD:

Stay at Home Suggested Activities from Amilia