School Carnival Ideas – Information about the most popular ideas for school carnivals.
Here are 5 of the most popular ideas for school carnivals:
Everybody loves carnival games. Most church carnivals will have 10 – 20 games.
You typically have three choices:
Rent School Carnival Games
Most carnival games will cost between $35 and $65 each to rent.
Buy School Carnival Games
Carnival game suppliers charge (on average) over $200 each per game. this is an expensive option.
Build Your Own School Carnival Games
This is the most popular option for churches. The games can be built cheaply, and often with simple power tools. Here’s a great resource: How to Build Carnival Games
Most kids love to have their faces painted. You’ll have to find a artistically talented member of your school or PTA to volunteer for this activity.
This activity is played similar to musical chairs, except the players walk on numbered squares in a circle and when the music stops, each child will be standing on a number. A number is pulled out of a hat, and the child standing on that number wins a cake.
This activity involves pouring colored sand into small bottles or necklaces. The colored sand and bottles may be obtained from school carnival game suppliers or craft stores.
Locate a local farm or a professional petting zoo company. Often they’ll charge per hour, or might even work on commission. Also make sure they carry insurance, in case any of the children get bitten by an arrogant goose or an upset rabbit.