Key Stage:
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
Led by:
  • Teacher
  • School staff
  • Young Leaders
  • Parents
  • Self led by young people
Downloadable PDF (e.g. resource card, lesson plan)

Activity details

This individual activity uses the circus skill of juggling to inspire pupils to develop coordination and control, using balls/beanbags/scarves etc. The activity starts with the basics and develops the skill f juggling, encouraging pupils new to juggling to have a go.

  • Number of participants: Individuals.
  • Purpose of activity: Increase pupil’s activity levels through engaging juggling activities, helping to develop the skills needed to juggle 2 or more objects.
  • Including all pupils: STEP framework included.
  • Pupil roles: Participant. 
  • Space: Indoors/Outdoors. Ensure there is enough space for pupils to throw the objects high without being obstructed and space around each pupils for any falling objects.
  • Equipment:  beanbags, scarves, balls, juggling hoops.



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