114 entries in Children Magic
  
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Albert Fellows Ginger and the Apple doll in miniature cannon ends up in hat, held by spectator Original Magical Creations 90
Oswald Rae Cinderella doll in box, spectator produces puppet clothes in a box, then they change into the dress the doll was wearing and the produced clothes found on the dollAlso published here
  • "Cinderella" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 26
Laurie Ireland Troublewit Idea for Children Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 2
Audley Walsh Pop...Did...Dee...Pop...Pop!!!! cooking popcorn with children The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 102
Al Baker Kiddie Party Slate name of two children appears on slates, preshow, flap slate contruction The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 262
Charles J. Maly The Health Magician program aimed at children on the subject of being healthy, how to dress, tricks and patter ideas Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 18
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Tabell Course Volume 2 and performing for children The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 94
R. M. Jamison The Great Escape traveling and transformation of jumbo cards with Disney figures Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 7) 27
Peter "The Magic Man" Pan Entertaining Children Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 7) 173
John J. Crimmins Jr. Humpty Dumpty Gets Around story trick for children My Best 225
Hathaway The Magic Sewing Cabinet shirt is restored in a box, children trick My Best 311
Frances Ireland Rabbits is Extra on kids shows Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949)
Dave Hagan Magic Santa Claus Hippety Hop Rabbit with Santa Claus, fake rabbit Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 36
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko - The Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected cardAlso published here The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 220) 879
Don Alan Pop Corn Swallowing like needle swallowing, for children The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 308) 29
John Murray A Flash Gordon Stunt Flash Gordon them, Flash Paper The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 318) 80
Karrell Fox Milk Pitcher for kids shows, with De-Muth Milk Appearing Bottle Kornfidentially Yours 33
Jay Marshall Kid Show Idea for Monkey Bar The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 331) 133
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko the Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected cardAlso published here The Best in Magic 229
Lewis Ganson Free Choice including a handling adapted for childrenInspired by
  • Raymond Beebe (Genii, Oct. 1945)
Unconventional Magic 5
Charlie Miller List of 40 Effects suitable for Children Shows The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 95
Unknown The Little Messenger puppet with cape, puppet vanishes only cape remainsRelated to Magician's Magic 20
Marcus Wielage Kid Shows can be Source of Experience, Profit - Where to Begin
- Paying Dates
- Toy Stores Pay Off
- First Impressions Count
- Mother Goose is Out
- "Monkey see; Monkey do"
- Physical Arrangements
- You're in Control
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 31) 155
Lloyd E. Jones Eggs-Actly! longer routine with eggs for children, egg bag, cake-in-the-pocket The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 14) 69
Arthur Setterington Crazy Apron apron worn by kid falls on the floor during show, gag for "Baking a Cake" Straight Line Mysteries 12
John A. Novak Doing Magic for Children - Getting Bookings
- "What Do You Do?"
- Birthday Box
- Relate to the Kids
- Types of Tricks that Work
- Setting Up and Shutting Down
The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 123) 615
Alan Shaxon The Magical TV Set children program, based on a box designed like a TV
- The Aerial
- The TV Times
- Tom & Jerry
- Commercial Break
- Egg Bag
- Commercial Time Again
- The Inevitable Western
- The Funnel and Foo Can
- The Givaway Show
- Sade the Seal
- Torn and Restored Serviette
- Radio to Rabbit
Practical Sorcery 49
Karrell Fox The "Fool-eroid" Camera rabbit production from camera box, comedy routine Clever.... Like a Fox 117
Karrell Fox, Edwin, Michael Hooper, Jeffery Atkins Kolor-Kamera camera shown empty, silks change color inside, card silk suggestion Clever.... Like a Fox 119
Karrell Fox "Sillysilk" Hats silks tied onto spectator's heads for colorful stage presence Clever.... Like a Fox 187
Karrell Fox An attitude and an - Illusion for Kids giant Hippity Hop Rabbits as tables Another Book 178
Karrell Fox Kiddin' Silks silks put all over kid when produced, then he is changed into a "rabbit" by tying silk ears Another Book 165
Karrell Fox Colormixtrick performer writes the words RED, YELLOW, BLUE and GREEN with white chalk on slate, they change into colored writing Another Book 175
Karrell Fox Silken Sideshow children routine, large handkerchief with figures are held in front of children in kind of a circus freak show Another Book 189
Karrell Fox "A Kristmas Karrell" Christmas themed patter for children show Another Book 173
Karrell Fox Wand-Two-Three gag wand routine Another Book 186
Karrell Fox The "Summer-Time" Wand wand "changes" into fan Another Book 186
Ali Bongo, David Nixon Ali Bongo's Experience - The Thread or Cotton
- Shows for Children
- The Needle Threading Addition
- Jewelled Scabbard Gag
- Humorous Gypsy Thread
- Disposal of the Pieces
- Breaking the Thread
- Displaying the Pieces
- David Nixon's Idea
- The Bongo Gypsy Thread Suit
- A Note on the Preparation
- Chadwick's Mending Cotton versus Tacking Thread
- Repeating Impromptu
- Dany Ray
The Hindu Thread Trick 15
Richard Bartram Close-Up Tips "Children" gag comic Close-Up of the Damned 31
Harold Sterling A "Sterling" Tip lin of baby clothes production from kid For My Next Trick... 85
Karrell Fox "Geni-Weenie" rubber sausage appears on lamp, gag For My Next Trick... 86
Karrell Fox "Tie N' Bow" tie is pivoted up as a giant bow tie For My Next Trick... 87
Karrell Fox Firecracker/Snakes firecracker tube explodes and spring snakes jump out, snake can For My Next Trick... 88
Karrell Fox "Dry Paint" sight-gag, paint can dumped into audience, red ribbon For My Next Trick... 90
Karrell Fox "Woofle" Bottle squeaking plastic bottle For My Next Trick... 170
Karrell Fox "Kidzropes" My Latest Book 70
Karrell Fox "Poppin Balloons" child shots with toy gun on balloon, it pops My Latest Book 69
Karrell Fox Thumb Fun performer trips over nail multiple times, hammers it in, giant thumb gag My Latest Book 72
Michael Close The Origami Bunny - Folding the Bunny
- The Opening Bit
- For Children (mini hat production)
- For Adults #1 (coin production)
- For Adults #2 (ear torn and restored)
- Glossary of Origami Terms
Workers Number 1 6
Karrell Fox Silkenbac silk vanishes from paper cone, reappears on child's back Goodies 58
Karrell Fox Refreshment Time apparently full paper cups tossed into audience, confetti and milk pitcher Goodies 53
Karrell Fox Here Doggy rubber sausage appears from top hat, sight gag Goodies 62
Karrell Fox The Vanishing Kid kid covered with large silks, apparently isn't found by performer Goodies 63
Norman Beck Hatzoo routine for children, named animal is apparently produced from a hat, sponge turtle changes into a sponge bunny The Minotaur (Vol. 5, No. 1) 10
Karrell Fox Jet-Settings backdrop for parlour or children performances Much Ado About Something 98
Karrell Fox The Unfinished Palette mismade silks, blendo type effect in which small colored silks are merged with color palette on big silk Much Ado About Something 72
Karrell Fox Traffic-Trick black and white traffic light on silk becomes colorful, teaching about traffic safety Much Ado About Something 78
Karrell Fox Never Say "Dye" eggs become colorful easter eggs in change bag Much Ado About Something 134
Karrell Fox Willie The Worm spring snake from snake can comes out of apple apparently Much Ado About Something 76
Karrell Fox The "Hare-Tar" torn and restored strip into paper rabbit, corny gagInspired by Much Ado About Something 68
Karrell Fox How's Ticks? stethoscope comedy prop made from plunger Much Ado About Something 80
Karrell Fox The Family Album large album on easel, faces on different sheets that can move their mouths, idea Much Ado About Something 104
Tommy Wonder Rabbit Rouser rising card with houlette prop, children material The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 276
Alexander de Cova Straßenzauberkunst - Eine kleine Abhandlung article about street magic
1. Einleitung
2. Voraussetzungen (table, pouch, where to perform, ...)
3. Das erste Mal (the first time)
4. Wie man ein Publikum gewinnt (crowd building)
5. Das Einsammeln des Geldes (collecting money)
6. Andere Kollegen... (colleagues)
7. Werbung (promotion)
8. Kinder im Publikum (children in the audience)
9. Kreativität
10. Trickauswahl & Literaturangaben (repertoire and source)
Secrets No. 2 87
Karl Fulves Why Did The Chicken "Hex Squared can be made suitable for children under age 12." Hex Squared 78
David Kaye Proud To Be A Kid Show Magician - Children Are Different Than Adults
- Children Are Like Drunks!
- Have No Fear
Seriously Silly 15
David Kaye Client 1347: The Sultan of Brunei Seriously Silly 17
David Kaye The Origins of Performing Magic For Children Seriously Silly 19
David Kaye Client 529: Susan Sarandon Seriously Silly 23
David Kaye Learning Real Magic Words Seriously Silly 27
David Kaye What Is Magic To A Child? Seriously Silly 28
David Kaye Your First Steps: 10 Steps to Understanding Children's Magic 1. You must like children or at least fake it well.
2. Speak to children as you would an adult.
3. Emphasize the entertainment over the effect.
4. Eliminate distractions.
5. "I know that one" doesn't always mean that.
6. Go with the flow and be willing to go off script.
7. Children love participating.
8. Explain the plot and keep plots simple.
9. Make pop culture references.
10. Have fun.
Seriously Silly 31
David Kaye Different Shows For Different Ages Seriously Silly 36
David Kaye How To Maximize a Child Volunteer 1. Asking for a volunteer.
2. Choosing the right volunteer.
3. Make the child feel welcomed.
4. Dress up your volunteer.
5. Empower the child.
6. Reward your assistant.
Seriously Silly 46
David Kaye Client 4421: David Letterman Seriously Silly 49
David Kaye It's Not The Destination, It's The Ride Seriously Silly 53
David Kaye You're So Silly! - Adding Comedy Elements To Your Routines - Incongruity
- Magician In Trouble
- Silly Words
- Funny Props
- Exaggeration
- Repetition
Seriously Silly 57
David Kaye Mommy, I Did Magic! - Adding Empowerment Elements To Your Routines - Empowering Children With Knowledge
- Empowering Children With Skill
Seriously Silly 74
David Kaye Honey, How Did He Do That? - Extra Credit - Entertaining the Adults In Your Audiences Seriously Silly 90
David Kaye Whatever You Do, Don't Read This - Adding Ad-libs to Your Routines Seriously Silly 97
David Kaye It's Behind You! - Adding Interaction and Involvement Elements To Your Routines - Laughing
- Saying the Magic Word
- Physical Actions with the Magic Words
- Physical Actions with the Specific Routine
- Pointing/"Look"
- Correcting Verbal Mistakes
Seriously Silly 67
David Kaye Once Upon a Time - Adding Storytelling Elements To Your Routines - Set-Up
- Creating a Plot
- Boy Meets Girl
- The Need For A Strong Ending
- The Complete Resolution Ending
- The "Waa, Waa, Waa, Waa" Ending
- Tricks That Have No Ending
Seriously Silly 81
David Kaye Teach Them First, Then They Know Seriously Silly 110
David Kaye Incorporating These Principles Into Your Routines Seriously Silly 112
David Kaye Client 3719: Bruce Springsteen Seriously Silly 116
David Kaye The Silly Billy Distraction Progression Theory Seriously Silly 121
David Kaye "I Know That One" Doesn't Always Mean That Seriously Silly 123
David Kaye Five Steps To Solving Any Performing Problem 1. Prevention
2. Use Humor
3. Ask Nicely
4. Ask More Forcefully
5. Stop The Show and Call For Help
Seriously Silly 125
David Kaye Solving The Top 10 Problems of Performing For Children Seriously Silly 129
David Kaye Client 5108: Madonna Seriously Silly 146
David Kaye Putting it All Together - The Warm-Up
- The Opening
- The Body of the Show
- The Climax
- Extra Credit
Seriously Silly 151
David Kaye Where The Heck Is That Darn Line? Seriously Silly 154
David Kaye Chasing Pigeons - The Importance of Power in a Child's Life Seriously Silly 156
David Kaye Bideford, We Have a Problem Seriously Silly 158
David Kaye Concluding Thoughts Seriously Silly 160
David Kaye Appendix I - The Cognitive Development of a Child Tabulates what a kid knows at what age Seriously Silly 161
David Kaye Appendix II - Magician/Child Dictionary Translating typical magician terms into words children understand Seriously Silly 162
David Kaye Appendix III - Tricks For Your Kid Show That You Already Own Seriously Silly 163
David Kaye Three Routines for the Same Effect - Vanishing a Silk For 3 To 6-Year-Olds
- Vanishing a Silk For 7 to 9-Year-Olds
- Vanishing a Silk For 10 To 13-Year-Olds
Seriously Silly 40
David Kaye The Crystal Tube Three silks placed into clear tube, come out knotted together (Tenyo trick) Seriously Silly 70
David Kaye Presidential Mis-Made Flag Three silks fuse to form American flag, with comedy routine Seriously Silly 77
David Kaye Vanishing Coke Baba Coke bottle shrinks, then transforms into baby milk bottle Seriously Silly 86
David Kaye Milk Pitcher Plus Milk poured into newspaper cone, vanishes Seriously Silly 93
David Kaye The Bread Trick Red transform to white handkerchief, white handkerchief change into bread, then change back to red Seriously Silly 63
David Kaye The World's Best Coloring Book Routine Coloring book routine Seriously Silly 105
Eric Mead The Bunny-Bill Swindle using Bob Neale's bunny bill fold, kids are conned out of 9$ in the process Tangled Web 49
Ron Bauer The Big Bag of Tricks & the Little Black Hat structure for a routine for children using a paper bag and a hat with slips with trick names
- Synopsis of the David Ginn Version
- Outline of Format
- Props for the Basic Outfit
- Finally
- Alternative Continuity Presentation Using a "Stamp Album" or "Coloring Book" Type Gimmick...
The Ron Bauer 2008 Lecture 7
Roberto Giobbi Tricks for Children list Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 27) 257
Jörg Alexander Weber, John Carney Zaubermaus puppet mouse appears and vanishesInspired by ZauberKunstStücke - Band 3 20
Paul Romhany Bunny Repeat five card repeat presentation with rabbit images Six Card Repeat 23
Patrick Page Repeat Flag Production silk flags produced from purse Magic Page by Page 236
Patrick Page, Cliff Lount Chameleon Clown clown printed on paper, clothes change color when put in envelope, sucker element Magic Page by Page 242
Patrick Page Ooooorange? in the hands monte, with jumbo cards and pictures of two empty and one full glassRelated to Magic Page by Page 250
Patrick Page It's My Turn Now using a breakaway wand for a kids show Magic Page by Page 296