Circus Animals Jump Through Hoops

  What's your favorite circus animal? A tiger, a lion, a monkey in a leotard, or maybe a unicorn?

Little Artists, in this Mixed Media studio,  learned how to make their  favorite paper mache circus animal jumping through a hoop.

Using plaster the animals were shaped.  Each of the animals had an armature made with pipe cleaners to support the plaster.

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Next we painted the circus animals' physical details.

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Then we designed the animals costumes; tutus, bow ties and capes.  Fiery flames were an option for the hoops but many artists opted out of the flames :)  Each animal had a very unique personality.  The final hoop pictures are a bit blurry since the mobile was hard to keep still.  We had horses, elephants, seals, rabbits and tigers!

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See you at the Next Studio!