203 entries in Children Magic / Theory & Essays
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles J. Maly The Health Magician program aimed at children on the subject of being healthy, how to dress, tricks and patter ideas
1942
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942)
18
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Tabell Course Volume 2 and performing for children
Nov. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 22)
94
Peter "The Magic Man" Pan Entertaining Children
Dec. 1945 173
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column on magic for children
  • Participation
  • Taboos
  • Pleasing parents
  • Humor?
  • Give-Aways
  • Applause
  • Sucker tricks
  • Presents
  • Volunteers
  • Curiosity
June 1948 430
Frances Ireland Marshall Rabbits is Extra on kids shows
1949
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949)
Piet Forton Kinderzauberei essay on magic for children
1958
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 1)
589
Charlie Miller List of 40 Effects suitable for Children Shows
1961 95
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
1971
Magick (Issue 31)
155
Alan Shaxon Entertaining Children brief comments
1972 ca. 10
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
1975
Magick (Issue 123)
615
Piet Forton Grundsätzliches on magic for children
  • Allgemeine Voraussetzungen (general requirements)
  • Die Beziehung zum Kinde (the relationship to the child)
  • Zauberei und "Pädagogik" (magic and education)
1979 2
Piet Forton Zur Entwicklungspsychologie developmental psychology and different age groups
  • Einführung
  • Altersgruppe I
  • Altersgruppe II
  • Altersgruppe III
  • Altersgruppe IV
  • Erwachsene
1979 6
Piet Forton Auftrittsstil, Kleidung, Utensilien style, costume and props
  • Auftrittsstil
  • Kleidung
  • Utensilien
1979 17
Piet Forton Geschäftlich-Kommerzielles Public-Relations
  • Kinderparties, Geburtstagsfeiern, kleinere Feste usw.
  • Geschäftsanlässe, Kindergruppen wie z.B. Pfadfinder u.a.
  • Grossanlässe auf der Bühne, in Supermärkten, Warenhäusern usw.
  • Kindergärten, Schulen, Sonderschulen, Kinderheime, Sanatorien usw.
  • Reklame, Werbung, Prospekte usw.
1979 19
Piet Forton Kunststücke tricks
  • Vorbemerkungen
  • Beginn der Vorstellung, Kontaktnahme, Einstieg
  • Schluss der Vorstellung, Ausklang
1979 27
Piet Forton Schlusswortgedanken on topical and memorable shows for children
1979 41
Johnny Cooper No Show if Wet...
1980 59
Rudolf Braunmüller Kenn' ich, kenn' ich, hab' ich schon gesehen! comebacks for children know-it-alls
Jan. 1984
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3 & 4)
140
Richard Bartram, Jr. Close-Up Tips "Children" gag comic
1985 31
Ian Keable-Elliott Editorial children magic
Dec. 1987
Opus (Vol. 1 No. 4)
2
Johnny "J.J." Johnston Peter Pinner - Children's Entertainer
June 1988
Opus (Vol. 1 No. 10)
14
Robert Cox Entertaining Children - The Cynical Approach
Feb. 1989
Opus (Vol. 2 No. 6)
13
Neal Austin The Lowest of the Low on status of children entertainers
Aug. 1989
Opus (Vol. 2 No. 12)
5
Jim Sisti Restaurant Magic for Children
Nov./Dec. 1990
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 2)
10
Walt Lees Hot Chestnuts on fees
Related to Oct. 1992
Opus (Vol. 4 No. 6)
11
Dr. James Hoy Close-Up for Kids as Jim Hoy, promotional give-away for kids
Jan./Feb. 1992
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 9)
95
Paul Gertner "Kidding" Around
  • Questions
Mar. 1992
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 7)
16
Marc Dibowski Über die Zauberei mit Kindern article about children's magic
  • 1. Ein paar Worte zu dieser Publikation
  • 2. Einige Grundlagen für die Zauberei mit Kindern
    • 2.1 Grundsätzliche Aspekte
    • 2.2 Die Sache mit dem Applaus und dem Lachen
    • 2.3 Das Verhalten von Kindern und die resultierenden Probleme
    • 2.4 Bonbons oder nicht
    • 2.5 Die Ängste von Kindern
  • 3. Der Auftritt
    • 3.1 Wie zu den Auftrittsorten ohne Auto?
    • 3.2 Die Telefonverhandlung
    • 3.3 Die Anreise
    • 3.4 Die Ankunft
    • 3.5 Die Auftrittsorte und ihre Besonderheiten
      • 3.5.1 Der Kindergeburtstag
      • 3.5.2 Der Kindergarten
      • 3.5.3 Die Schule
      • 3.5.4 Das Kinderfest
      • 3.5.5 Andere öffentliche Auftrittsorte
    • 3.6 Die Vorbereitung
    • 3.7 Das Konzept
    • 3.8 Die Vorstellung
    • 3.9 Nach dem Auftritt
  • 4. Störquellen
    • 4.1 Der Wind
    • 4.2 Zuschauer von hinten
    • 4.3 Zu laute Musik im Hintergrund
    • 4.4 Unruhige Kinder
    • 4.5 Besserwisser
    • 4.6 "Den kenn ich schon!"
    • 4.7 Auf die Bühne krabbelnde Kleinkinder
  • 5. Werbung/Publicity
  • Anhang (bibliography)
July 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4 & 5)
131
Danny Orleans School-Show Magic!
Related to Aug. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 12)
36
Karrell Fox Jet-Settings backdrop for parlour or children performances
1995 98
Alexander de Cova Straßenzauberkunst article about street magic
  • 1. Einleitung
  • 2. Voraussetzungen (table, pouch, where to perform, ...)
    • 2.1 Character
      • Etwas über Ethik
    • 2.2 Kostüm
    • 2.3 Requisiten
      • 2.3.1 Der Tisch
        • Die Platte
        • Das Gestell
      • 2.3.2 Die Pouch
        • Der richtige Einsatz
        • Loads & Drops
        • Einige psychologische Details
        • Pflege der Pouch
    • 2.4 Plätze zum Arbeiten
      • 2.4.1 Auf der Straße
      • 2.4.2 Einkaufszentren
      • 2.4.3 Festivals
      • 2.4.4 Biergarten/Bierzelt
      • 2.4.5 Parks
      • 2.4.6 Marktplätze
    • 2.5 Transport
    • 2.6. Programmgestaltung
    • 2.7 Vorträge
  • 3. Das erste Mal (the first time)
    • 3.1 Über das Üben generell
    • 3.2 Mentale Vorbereitung
  • 4. Wie man ein Publikum gewinnt (crowd building)
    • 4.1 Eine "Crowd" bilden
    • 4.2 Der Eröffnungsvortrag
    • 4.3 Die ersten Routinen
    • 4.4 Störenfriede im Publikum (Heckler)
  • 5. Das Einsammeln des Geldes (collecting money)
  • 6. Andere Kollegen... (colleagues)
  • 7. Werbung (promotion)
  • 8. Kinder im Publikum (children in the audience)
  • 9. Kreativität
    • 9.1 Das Sammeln von Ideen
    • 9.2 Zettelkasten und Computer
    • 9.3 Mind Maps
    • 9.4 Die Würfelmethode
      • Bereich Nr. 1 - Theorie & Geschichte
      • Bereich Nr. 2 - DasÜbenvonGriffenundTechniken
      • Bereich Nr. 3 - DietechnischeSeite
      • Bereich Nr. 4 - Kreativität
      • Bereich Nr. 5 - Üben
      • Bereich Nr. 6 - Der Spaß
  • 10. Trickauswahl & Literaturangaben (repertoire and source)
    • Münzen
    • Karten
    • Nußschalenspiel & Falschspieldemos
    • Tücher
    • Seile
    • Ringspiel
    • Schaumgummibälle
    • Das Becherspiel
  • 11. Händlerverzeichnis
Also published here 1995 4
David Friedman Kid-Show Magic: It Ain't Child's Play!
Sep. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 1)
52
David Friedman Kid-Show Survey Says...
Sep. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 1)
53
David Kaye Five Steps to Better Kid Shows
June 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 10)
46
Alexander de Cova Straßenzauberkunst - Eine kleine Abhandlung article about street magic
  • 1. Einleitung
  • 2. Voraussetzungen (table, pouch, where to perform, ...)
    • 2.1 Character
      • Etwas über Ethik
    • 2.2 Kostüm
    • 2.3 Requisiten
      • 2.3.1 Der Tisch
        • Die Platte
        • Das Gestell
      • 2.3.2 Die Pouch
        • Der richtige Einsatz
        • Loads & Drops
        • Einige psychologische Details
        • Pflege der Pouch
    • 2.4 Plätze zum Arbeiten
      • 2.4.1 Auf der Straße
      • 2.4.2 Einkaufszentren
      • 2.4.3 Festivals
      • 2.4.4 Biergarten/Bierzelt
      • 2.4.5 Parks
      • 2.4.6 Marktplätze
    • 2.5 Transport
    • 2.6. Programmgestaltung
    • 2.7 Vorträge
  • 3. Das erste Mal (the first time)
    • 3.1 Über das Üben generell
    • 3.2 Mentale Vorbereitung
  • 4. Wie man ein Publikum gewinnt (crowd building)
    • 4.1 Eine "Crowd" bilden
    • 4.2 Der Eröffnungsvortrag
    • 4.3 Die ersten Routinen
    • 4.4 Störenfriede im Publikum (Heckler)
  • 5. Das Einsammeln des Geldes (collecting money)
  • 6. Andere Kollegen... (colleagues)
  • 7. Werbung (promotion)
  • 8. Kinder im Publikum (children in the audience)
  • 9. Kreativität
    • 9.1 Das Sammeln von Ideen
    • 9.2 Zettelkasten und Computer
    • 9.3 Mind Maps
    • 9.4 Die Würfelmethode
      • Bereich Nr. 1 - Theorie & Geschichte
      • Bereich Nr. 2 - DasÜbenvonGriffenundTechniken
      • Bereich Nr. 3 - DietechnischeSeite
      • Bereich Nr. 4 - Kreativität
      • Bereich Nr. 5 - Üben
      • Bereich Nr. 6 - Der Spaß
  • 10. Trickauswahl & Literaturangaben (repertoire and source)
    • Münzen
    • Karten
    • Nußschalenspiel & Falschspieldemos
    • Tücher
    • Seile
    • Ringspiel
    • Schaumgummibälle
    • Das Becherspiel
Also published here 1998 87
Bob Markwood Was kommt dann? handling bookings for children's parties
  • Drei Tage vor dem Ereignis
  • Ein Tag vor dem Ereignis
  • Der Tag des Auftritts
  • Die Ankunft
  • Die Vorbereitungen
  • Die Show
  • Der Abbau
  • Die Abfahrt
  • Der nächste Tag
  • Im nächsten Jahr
1999
Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 4 & 5)
186
Danny Orleans Remote Control
  • Pediatrix
June 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 6)
58
Uwe Schenk, Michael Sondermeyer Performing Magic for Children... an excerpt
  • Designing an Act for Children
Sep. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 9)
46
Danny Orleans Pediatrix
Sep. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 9)
72
Danny Orleans Pre-Show Communication
  • Pediatrix
Dec. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 12)
58
David Kaye It's Not the Destination, It's the Ride
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Related to June 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 10)
76
David Kaye Look, Don't See
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
July 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 11)
82
David Kaye The Reading Show
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Aug. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 12)
84
David Kaye Adults Are People Too
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Sep. 2000
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 1)
78
David Kaye Don't Be Scared To Theme
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Oct. 2000
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 2)
76
David Kaye Accenting to the End
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Nov. 2000
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 3)
90
David Kaye Silence of the Ma'ams
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Dec. 2000
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 4)
90
Danny Orleans Pediatrix
Feb. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 2)
62
Danny Orleans Pick a Kid, any Kid: Do's and Don'ts for Selection Audience Assistants
  • Pediatrix
May 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 5)
71
Danny Orleans Booking Your Children's Show: Step One
  • Pediatrix
Dec. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 12)
71
David Kaye Something Familiar, Something Peculiar
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Jan. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 5)
84
David Kaye Closetful of Miracles
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Feb. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 6)
80
David Kaye I Know That One
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Mar. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 7)
96
David Kaye Kick It Up A Notch
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Apr. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 8)
78
David Kaye In a Sentimental Mood
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
May 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 9)
84
David Kaye Father Knows Best
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
June 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 10)
86
David Kaye Endless Summer, Endless Bummer
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Related to July 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 11)
76
David Kaye Splish! Splash!
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
on using water
Aug. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 12)
84
David Kaye Nothing Routine About It
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Sep. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 1)
120
David Kaye Trick or Trick
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Oct. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 2)
76
David Kaye Sir! Abracadabra, Sir!
  • Turn It Around - Magic For The Family Audience
Nov. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 3)
72
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Dec. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 4)
80
Danny Orleans Your Brochure
  • Pediatrix
Feb. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 2)
62
Danny Orleans Gag Reflex, Part III
  • Pediatrix
Dec. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 12)
77
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Jan. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 5)
78
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Feb. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 6)
78
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Mar. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 7)
86
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Apr. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 8)
86
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
May 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 9)
86
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
June 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 10)
86
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
July 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 11)
86
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Aug. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 12)
86
Jim Sisti Magic on the Menu on performing for children in a restaurant
Aug. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 12)
88
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Sep. 2002
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 1)
90
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Oct. 2002
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 2)
70
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Nov. 2002
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 3)
102
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Dec. 2002
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 4)
100
Danny Orleans Teaching
  • Pediatrix

  • Teaching Magic to Children
  • Plan Backward
  • The Structure of a Weekly Class
  • Teaching Technique
Feb. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 2)
73
Danny Orleans Teaching Magic to Children - The First Trick
  • Pediatrix
production carton
June 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 6)
76
Danny Orleans Teaching Magic to Children - Week One
  • Pediatrix
packet trick with dots as example ("The Color Changing Cards")
Aug. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 8)
84
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Jan. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 5)
80
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Feb. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 6)
88
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Mar. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 7)
76
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Apr. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 8)
78
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
May 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 9)
76
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
June 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 10)
88
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
July 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 11)
90
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Aug. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 12)
78
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Related to Sep. 2003
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 1)
90
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Oct. 2003
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
88
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience

  • KidsMagic - Marlies Greve, Louis Baerts, Irian Kasmin, Ton Bal & Arthur Dalm
Nov. 2003
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 3)
94
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Dec. 2003
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 4)
106
David Kaye The Origins of Performing Magic for Children
Sep. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 9)
51
David Kaye Chasing Pigeons
Sep. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 9)
55
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience

  • Planting Seeds
Jan. 2004
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 5)
84
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience
Feb. 2004
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 6)
80
David Kaye Turn It Around
  • Magic For The Family Audience

  • How much is that doggy in the window
Mar. 2004
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 7)
98
David Kaye Proud To Be A Kid Show Magician
  • Children Are Different Than Adults
  • Children Are Like Drunks!
  • Have No Fear
2005 15
David Kaye Client 1347: The Sultan of Brunei
2005 17
David Kaye The Origins of Performing Magic For Children
2005 19
David Kaye Client 529: Susan Sarandon
2005 23
David Kaye Learning Real Magic Words
2005 27
David Kaye What Is Magic To A Child?
2005 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.
2005 31
David Kaye Different Shows For Different Ages
2005 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.
2005 46
David Kaye Client 4421: David Letterman
2005 49
David Kaye It's Not The Destination, It's The Ride
2005 53
David Kaye You're So Silly! - Adding Comedy Elements To Your Routines
  • Incongruity
  • Magician In Trouble
  • Silly Words
  • Funny Props
  • Exaggeration
  • Repetition
2005 57
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
2005 67
David Kaye Mommy, I Did Magic! - Adding Empowerment Elements To Your Routines
  • Empowering Children With Knowledge
  • Empowering Children With Skill
2005 74
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
2005 81
David Kaye Honey, How Did He Do That? - Extra Credit - Entertaining the Adults In Your Audiences
2005 90
David Kaye Whatever You Do, Don't Read This - Adding Ad-libs to Your Routines
2005 97
David Kaye Teach Them First, Then They Know
2005 110
David Kaye Incorporating These Principles Into Your Routines
2005 112
David Kaye Client 3719: Bruce Springsteen
2005 116
David Kaye The Silly Billy Distraction Progression Theory
2005 121
David Kaye "I Know That One" Doesn't Always Mean That
2005 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
2005 125
David Kaye Solving The Top 10 Problems of Performing For Children
2005 129
David Kaye Client 5108: Madonna
2005 146
David Kaye Putting it All Together
  • The Warm-Up
  • The Opening
  • The Body of the Show
  • The Climax
  • Extra Credit
2005 151
David Kaye Where The Heck Is That Darn Line?
2005 154
David Kaye Chasing Pigeons - The Importance of Power in a Child's Life
2005 156
David Kaye Bideford, We Have a Problem
2005 158
David Kaye Concluding Thoughts
2005 160
David Kaye Appendix I - The Cognitive Development of a Child Tabulates what a kid knows at what age
2005 161
David Kaye Appendix II - Magician/Child Dictionary Translating typical magician terms into words children understand
2005 162
David Kaye Appendix III - Tricks For Your Kid Show That You Already Own
2005 163
Roberto Giobbi Tricks for Children list
2010
Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 27)
257
David Kaye My Child Is Sooo Smart: Are Children Smarter Than They Used To Be?
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Sep. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 9)
28
David Kaye You Simple Humans With Your Simple, Simple Brains
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Feb. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 2)
34
David Kaye Mentalism is the New Kids' Show
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Apr. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 4)
22
David Kaye How Do Children From Different Cultures React to the Same Trick?
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
June 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 6)
38
David Kaye Did You Set The VCR?
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Aug. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 8)
26
David Kaye Swinging With Two Bats
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Oct. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 10)
35
David Kaye Age of Enlightenment
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Dec. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 12)
32
Luis Granados Cartomagia para Niños on card magic for children
2013
El Manuscrito (Vol. 6 No. 24)
798
David Kaye The Free Stooges
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Mar. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 3)
34
Mac King, Danny Orleans The Art of Presenting Magic to Teenagers interview on Danny Orleans DVD set
Mar. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 3)
82
David Kaye This Rant O'Mine Is About Pantomime
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
May 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 5)
48
David Kaye Get Off Your High Horse
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
July 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 7)
36
David Kaye I Don't Have a Drinking Problem... I Have a Drinking Solution.
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Sep. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 9)
30
David Kaye Assistance In Choosing Assistants
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Nov. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 11)
30
Luis Granados Magia en Guarderias on performing in nursery schools
  • Aclarando conceptos
  • Imposibilidad
  • Hagamos magia
2014
El Manuscrito (Vol. 7 No. 28)
968
David Kaye Honey, I Blew Up the Magic Show
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Jan. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 1)
32
David Kaye Ta, Ta to the Tooth Fairy
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Mar. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 3)
30
David Kaye I'm All Fired Up
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
May 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 5)
24
David Kaye Still Fired Up
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
July 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 7)
24
David Kaye The Accidental Comedian
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Sep. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 9)
26
David Kaye It's Not the Size of Your Props, It's the Matter of Your Patter
  • The Expert at the Kids' Table
Nov. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 11)
22
Joaquín Matas Sobre las Actuaciones Infantiles y Familiares on family and children shows
2016 261
David Kaye Too P.C. Or Not Too P.C.: That Is The Question
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Jan. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 1)
20
David Kaye This Time... I Absolutely, Positively Know That One!
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change bag in magic sets
Mar. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 3)
24
David Kaye Flight Time
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May 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 5)
24
David Kaye Don't Read This!
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July 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 7)
34
David Kaye Be Vewy, Vewy, Quiet. I'm Hunting Wabbit Ideas!
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using animals in a show
Sep. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 9)
30
David Kaye The Verbal Challenge
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Nov. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 11)
28
David Kaye Why Zombies Attack
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Feb. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 2)
36
David Kaye What's Your Elephant? Part 1
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Apr. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 4)
38
David Kaye What's Your Elephant? Part 2
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June 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 6)
32
David Kaye Job Application
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Oct. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 10)
34
David Kaye Are You a Jerk or an Expert?
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Feb. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 2)
38
David Kaye The Trick Brain
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Apr. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 4)
52
David Kaye If I Had a Magic Wand
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June 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 6)
72
David Kaye Too Soon? No, Too Late!
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Aug. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 8)
58
David Kaye Science of Audience Management 101
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Oct. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 10)
32
David Kaye The Enlightenment of a Pro
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Dec. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 12)
61
David Kaye "Open the Goat" and Other Magic Words
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Feb. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 2)
50
David Kaye The "Plastic Thumb" Kid
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Apr. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 4)
44
David Kaye How Often Do You Do It?
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June 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 6)
46
David Kaye Making Something Out of Nothing
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Aug. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 8)
54
David Kaye Magic for Toddlers
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Oct. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 10)
56
David Kaye Kiddie See, Kiddie Do?
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Dec. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 12)
66
Steve Spillman Young Humans performing for kids
2019 49
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Dealing with Children and the Unexpected Rule 0: Know your stuff
Rule 1: React positively to the situation
Rule 2: Refocus quickly
Rule 3: Take control if you have to
Rule 4: The audience is on your side
2020 148
David Kaye Repetition is Funny. Repetition is Funny.
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Feb. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 2)
58
David Kaye A Sizzling Read
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Apr. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 4)
58
David Kaye Kid Show Stew
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June 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 6)
60
David Kaye Back to the Future
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Aug. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 8)
58
David Kaye A Few More Morsels of Fun
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Oct. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 10)
64
David Kaye Live, From the Backyard, It's Saturday Afternoon!
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Dec. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 12)
52
David Kaye The Lost Year
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Feb. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 2)
54
David Kaye Here Comes the Sun
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Apr. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 4)
52
David Kaye A Pandemic Potpourri
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June 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 6)
72
David Kaye The Contrarian Child
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Aug. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 8)
56
David Kaye Bowling a Perfect Game
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Oct. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 10)
62
David Kaye The Gift of the Magi
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Dec. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 12)
54
David Kaye Things Clients Do To Help Us That Actually Make Things Worse
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Feb. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 2)
62
David Kaye Kids Do Say the Darndest Things
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Apr. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 4)
54
David Kaye Physical Gags with You Child Volunteer
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June 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 6)
60
David Kaye Status Update: Are Shows Back?
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Aug. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 8)
64
Ghislain Lavoie Ghislain's 3 Tips
2022
Conundrum (Issue 1)
88
David Kaye Your Career, Like the Phases of the Moon or Holy Cow! How Old Am I?
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Jan. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 1)
60
David Kaye What Did I Get for Hanukkah? Eight Nights of Shows!
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Mar. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 3)
62
David Kaye The No Reason Magic Show
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May 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 5)
60
David Kaye Life as a County Fair Magician
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July 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 7)
66
David Kaye "I'll Pay You Triple Your Fee"
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Sep. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 9)
76
David Kaye There Are No Kids in Kids' Magic
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Nov. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 11)
54
David Kaye The Dumbest Show I Ever Did
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Jan. 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 1)
54
David Kaye Arriving at Your Show Without Your Show
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Mar. 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 3)
42
David Kaye The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Show
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May 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 5)
48