Watts Circus Comes To Town


5th - 9th August


The holiday club was based on holiday club resource material produced by Alan Charter and John Hardwick. The aim was to help the children learn about 5 old testament characters and how we can learn from their actions.



Circus Acts

Joy's Jugglers 5 to 6 year olds
Jonah's Whales 7 year olds
Dawns Dolphins 8 to 9 year olds
Major's Marrionettes 10 to 11 year olds



Background Information

Following a request from last year additional activities were arranged for the 8 to 11 year olds in the afternoon.



Summary of the main daily activities

  • Who can remember Memory Verse from yesterday.
  • Recap on previous days story.
  • Bible Stories told by Grandpa, Lucy and Bert, three puppets.
  • Watt damily circus story.
  • Memory verse relating to the days stories.
  • Work sheets related to the day.
  • Games
  • Art & Craft

Some of the Art & Craft and other Activities of the week were.

  • Samson the strong man.
  • Bancing clown.
  • Spinning the Plate !
  • Making a shoe box Circus.
  • Wibbly woobly clown.
  • Popup clown.
Afternoon activities for 8 to 11 year olds.
  • Drama and dance.
  • Fabric painting.
  • Swimming.

Grandpa, Lucy and Bert

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Bancing clown

Clowns balanced on thier noses weighted by pennies stuck on their hands.

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Samson the strong man

Joints os strong men fastened with paper fasteners. Underneath are examples of the shoe box circus before the characters are added.

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