Feed the Elephant: This was a big hit with the little kids. (Charlie painted this on a washing machine box and used a dryer vent for the trunk.) The kids would place peanuts in the trunk to "feed the elephant" and raise the trunk until the peanuts dropped inside.
20 Fun and Easy Carnival Style Games! Great for Fall Festivals, birthday parties or circus parties! Easy to set up! Inexpensive and most use recycled items from around the house. Fun for all ages!! http://www.birthdaypartyideas4kids.com/carnival-games.htm