47 entries in Children Magic / Gags, Ideas & Bits of Business
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
U. F. Grant A Kid Tip tip for showing a container empty and having the kids say it out loud instead of the performer
Dec. 1948 4
Herman Guelpa Milk and Snakes milk poured into can, later spring snakes shoot out
May 1949 12
Don Alan Choo Choo Train Prop for Kid Shows
Also published here 1953
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953)
Allessandro Magic Quickies
  • Deep Freeze Trick
  • Head Chopper
  • Children's Shows
  • Thumb Tie
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
Arthur C. Nelson What to do with a Troublesome Kid "Nelson The Magician"
Related to 1956
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
Arthur C. Nelson Two Tips from tips for children shows
Related to 1958
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958)
Don Tanner Oops! Too Much Flower No. 6, cake baking ends with spring flower production, "flour" gag
1958 ca. 3
Oran Bailey Dent Trickities 3
  • "Watch Pocke" Gag
  • "Gone" Line
  • Production Gag
  • Rope Gimmick Tip
  • Liquid Air Hole Release
  • Balloon Breaking Gimmick
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961)
Arthur C. Nelson Magic Helper passing out small certificate for helpers in the show
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
Walter Wenger Aus der magischen Welt für die magische Welt ideas for tricks for children
1) Fakir-Bambusstäbe (chinese sticks)
2) Kinder Springseil (skipping rope)
3) Geschichte der 4 Kätzchen (four Ace routine with cards and cats)
4) Persiltrick (Softsoap)
Also published here
  • in "Magische Welt"
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 24 No. 4)
Bert Douglas Lines for Safety lines for shows about safety first
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68)
Bruce Armstrong Paper Plate Caper various ideas with paper pie plates
  • Flying Saucers
  • Mod Glasses
  • Party Mask
  • Strongman Barbells
  • Jolly Green Giant's Button
  • Giant Yo Yo
  • Mod Earrings
  • Spring Bloomers
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Lee Wayne Westgate Bowl Ideas as Le Wayne, fishbowl production ideas
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Frank Pongrac Tips various ideas
  • Snkae Drawer Box
  • Blooming Stooge, German Sealed Milk Glass & Baker Shaker combination
  • Multiplying Billiard Balls & Cups and Balls combination
  • idea for Allerton's Aspirin Box
Inspired by 1970
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Arthur Setterington Crazy Apron apron worn by kid falls on the floor during show, gag for "Baking a Cake"
1972 12
Karrell Fox "Sillysilk" Hats silks tied onto spectator's heads for colorful stage presence
1976 187
Don Tanner Rabbit gag rabbit prop is produced from cloth bag
Also published here 1978 13
Karrell Fox "A Kristmas Karrell" Christmas themed patter for children show
1979 173
Karrell Fox Wand-Two-Three gag wand routine
1979 186
Karrell Fox The "Summer-Time" Wand wand "changes" into fan
1979 186
Hereingefallen! bill put in envelope to present it to spectator, it is obviously pushed out again through hole, gag
Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Don Tanner Lapin gag rabbit prop is produced from cloth bag
Also published here 1981
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 42 No. 2)
Harold Sterling A "Sterling" Tip lin of baby clothes production from kid
1986 85
Karrell Fox "Geni-Weenie" rubber sausage appears on lamp, gag
1986 86
Karrell Fox "Tie N' Bow" tie is pivoted up as a giant bow tie
1986 87
Karrell Fox Firecracker/Snakes firecracker tube explodes and spring snakes jump out, snake can
1986 88
Karrell Fox "Dry Paint" sight-gag, paint can dumped into audience, red ribbon
1986 90
Karrell Fox "Woofle" Bottle squeaking plastic bottle
1986 170
D. E. Thomas Ein "Roter Faden" für das Kinderprogramm running gag with drawer box
Dec. 1986
Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3 & 4)
Terri Rogers Comedy Prop paint tube gag
Also published here 1986 78
Karrell Fox "Poppin Balloons" child shots with toy gun on balloon, it pops
1988 69
Karrell Fox Thumb Fun performer trips over nail multiple times, hammers it in, giant thumb gag
1988 72
Terri Rogers Trapped gag with ropes that apparently penetrate body
Also published here 1988 74
Terri Rogers Farbtuben-Gag paint tube gag
Also published here July 1989
Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 4 & 5)
Terri Rogers Eingefangen gag with ropes that apparently penetrate body
Also published here July 1989
Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 4 & 5)
Karrell Fox Refreshment Time apparently full paper cups tossed into audience, confetti and milk pitcher
1991 53
Karrell Fox Here Doggy rubber sausage appears from top hat, sight gag
1991 62
Karrell Fox The Vanishing Kid kid covered with large silks, apparently isn't found by performer
1991 63
Karrell Fox The "Hare-Tar" torn and restored strip into paper rabbit, corny gag
Inspired by 1995 68
Karrell Fox Willie The Worm spring snake from snake can comes out of apple apparently
1995 76
Karrell Fox How's Ticks? stethoscope comedy prop made from plunger
1995 80
Karrell Fox The Family Album large album on easel, faces on different sheets that can move their mouths, idea
1995 104
Jack Bridwell Schwarze Augen boxing gloves put on kid, performer gets a black eye
Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 4 & 5)
Don Alan Choo-Choo Train Prop for Kid Shows
Also published here 2000 235
Paul Osborne The World's Greatest Clown Camera
  • Osborne Illusions
gag sequence with camera prop, DVD footage given to birthday boy
Feb. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 2)
Patrick Page It's My Turn Now using a breakaway wand for a kids show
2011 296
Andi Gladwin Silent Movie spectator and performer have a deck each and mirror each others movements in silence, they cut to the same card, including a water spit-out gag
Inspired by
  • "The Mirror" (Allan Kronzek, Artful Deceptions, 2017)
2020 211