Circus Skills Badge

Circus Skills


Complete the clauses:

1. Take part in at least one juggling or circus skills workshop.

2. Learn three further circus skills from the list below. Demonstrate each of your skills to your Patrol. Tell them how you learned the skills and how long it took you to get them right.

• acrobatics
• balloon modelling
• contact juggling
• cigar boxes
• club swinging with two clubs
• diabolo
• devilstick
• juggling with three or more items (scarves, rings, balls, clubs)
• lasso
• plate spinning
• stilt walking
• tumbling
• unicycling
• yo-yo

3. Do three of the following:
• Make a set of juggling balls.
• Demonstrate a circus skill to an audience of more than ten people.
• Teach three people one of your circus skills.
• Devise a worksheet to demonstrate one of your skills.
• Find out some interesting facts about one of your skills, eg its origin, a world record, its history.
• Challenge yourself to perform a trick that you cannot yet do. Keep a record of your progress as you learn the trick.


Tip box

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