A Captivating Circus Little Ones Art Box

This box looks at artists who have been inspired by the circus, from Alexander Calder and his wire circus acts, to Marc Chagall and his dreamy paintings of the Big Top… Put together, these art projects will create your very own circus tent, with strong men, acrobats, horses and lions jumping through rings of fire!

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What is the Captivating Circus box?

We all love a good circus… whatever our age. The thrill of the Big Top – what we call the mobile tent where circuses perform around the country – stays with us for life. Many great modern artists, from Renoir and Degas to Picasso and Matisse, have felt moved to depict the circus in their work. It was an incredible visual spectacle. All those tumblers, trapeze artists and clowns in bright costumes offered painters a rich, ready-made subject full of drama, colour and whirling motion.

What's inside the box?

• A booklet introducing the theme, with information about artists, art styles and techniques.
• Clear instructions on six projects tailored for ages 3-6, and LoLA book recommendations for further reading.
• Plenty of quality art materials for your child, with lots left over for your art supplies.

What art materials will I receive?

A set of water-paints and paint-brush
Shiny glitter paper
Stripy shiney Meri Meri napkin
Black marker
Washi tape
Art straws
Small pompoms
Lollipop stick
Templates for horse, lion, acrobat and circus signage
Coloured paper
White paper
Water-colour paper

My box is a gift, can I add a personalised card?

Yes! At checkout in the ‘Order notes’ section, please do let us know who the box is for, and any personal note you would like us to write for you.

When will my box be delivered?

Typically you will receive your box 3-4 days after ordering. Your order is processed in 48 hrs and posted using Royal Mail 48hr Tracked. You will receive an email with a tracking number, and can keep updated through the Royal Mail website.


Warning! Not suitable for children under 36 months – small parts. Potential choking hazards and sharp points. Do not ingest any items within the box. Adult supervision recommended.