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Jim Kleefeld
Magic Around the World by Jim Kleefeld

This complete show is Jim's geography-themed program performed for libraries all over Ohio and is aimed at children. It uses several standard props, some commercial tricks no longer made, but which may be available on used lists, and a couple of original effects especially created. The goal in this show was to give audiences a wide range of surprising magic routines that each involved a separate country and culture. Jim deliberately chose old and new tricks, and intermixed them with old and new cultures to give some sense of current world situations as well as some historical perspective. ...

2006 / 9 / 29
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Tim Shoesmith
Fountains and Acorns for little people by Tim Shoesmith

This ebook contains Tim's theories on entertaining children. It includes Tim's take on The Magic Painting, where the child gets to keep it. His version of musical bumps and how to incorporate adult magic in your children's show. It explains in detail how he gains focus at the beginning of the party. A practical version of Who's Who at the Zoo. It also takes you through the games that he plays. One game blending into another to keep focus and attention.

1st edition 2006; 28 pages

2006 / 10 / 23
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Robert Haas
Magic Enhancer 1: Kid Show Opener/Closer by Robert Haas

You get one kid show opener 53 seconds long and one kid show closer 19 seconds long. (Listen to the Kid Show Opener Demo.)

For an explanation track that allows you to listen to the main voice used in the Magic Enhancer tracks, please see our free ebook page under the Audio & Audio-Book heading.

2007 / 2 / 8
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Mark Leveridge
The Complete Magic Party by Mark Leveridge

Mark Leveridge's two classic works on entertaining children have been combined and totally updated in one ebook! It comes with over 70 color photo illustrations, 10 warm-up routines, over 40 games for all ages, and 20 magic routines.

The Complete Magic Party is a highly detailed ebook dealing with many aspects of entertaining children with games and magic. Based on Mark's previous best selling tomes The Magic Party Volumes 1 and 2, this new work provides children's entertainers with a huge amount of information based on his 30+ years experience of providing lively, marketable parties for...

2007 / 11 / 13
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Barry Mitchell
The ABC's of Children's Magic by Barry Mitchell

If your goal is to earn a living as a Children’s magician this recording is for you! It is true that anyone can "do" a trick, but not everyone can "perform" magic. Still fewer can earn their living from performing. This CD gives you the edge to make show business your business. Whether you’ve been performing for years or just beginning, a variety of subjects are covered that will inspire you toward more business and better networking.

  • Attitude of Gratitude
  • Be Yourself
  • Create Heroes
  • Dress sharp
  • Encourage Others
  • First, think of the customer
  • Giveaways
  • Higher performance fees
  • I is...
2008 / 2 / 12
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L. C. Collier
Balloon Critter Bible by L. C. Collier

This is a lovely balloon modeling primer. It covers all the basics from how to care for your balloons, the various balloon types, twists, artwork, marketing, and 39 models. The twists explained are:

  • standard tie off
  • standard bubble twist
  • locking bubble twist
  • ear twist
  • locking pop twist
  • slit bubble twist
  • hook bubble twist
  • nose bubble twist
  • bubble eyes twist
  • apple twist
  • baby bubble twist
  • bird beak
  • parrot beak.
Each twist is explained in text and illustrations.

19 pages

2008 / 9 / 16
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L. C. Collier
Three Way Coloring Book Routine by L. C. Collier

Coloring books are one of the easiest tricks on the market to master. Due to this fact, you can concentrate on the presentation. You can do a six to seven minute routine with this wonderful item. This is a routine that can be chopped down to whatever time frame you need, simply by eliminating portions of it. The routine has mime, participation, animation and imagination, all the elements it takes to perform for children as young as three or as much as ten years old. The more energy you add to the presentation the better it will be received.

Don't do the old lame presentation everybody else...

2008 / 9 / 21
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L. C. Collier
How to Perform for Kids & Stay Out of Trouble by L. C. Collier

Know their traits and what to expect. Learn routines that work.

1st edition 2003; 21 pages.

  1. FOREWORD
  2. TO DO or NOT TO DO
  3. - DO - Be Polite
  4. - DO - Maintain Crowd Control
  5. - DO - Maintain an Energy Level
  6. - DO - Use Audience Participation
  7. - DO NOT - Make a Fool Out of Any Individual
  8. - DO NOT - Work From the Floor
  9. - DO NOT - Turn Your Back on the Audience
  10. - DO NOT - Do Smokes, Booze or Drugs
  11. - DO NOT - Do Blue Material
  12. - DO NOT - Do Card Tricks
  13. THE TRAITS OF CHILDREN BY AGE GROUP
  14. - AGES 1 through 2
  15. - AGES 3 through 4
  16. - AGES 5 through 8
  17. - AGES 9 through 11
  18. - AGES 12 through 16
  19. -...
2008 / 9 / 21
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Timothy Hyde
Routines for Rascals by Timothy Hyde

Routines for Rascals contains 5 dynamic professional routines from the MagicCoach himself, Timothy Hyde. These routines are no pipe dreams from an armchair theorist. They have all been performed in hundreds if not thousands of performances in his 30 years as a full time mystery performer.

These are all high impact, stage filling audience participation effects suitable for Children's and Family Shows. Most of the routines are also suitable for roving / walkabout engagements and can be performed surrounded at picnic, social days, fairs and other outside events.

Timothy began performing full...

2009 / 3 / 8
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Wilfred Tyler
How To Entertain Children by Wilfred Tyler

Wilfred Tyler chats with Martin Breese on how to entertain children with magic. Tyler's philosophy put in one sentence is: "Playing with magic." Learn the secrets of an accomplished pro.

runtime 1 hour 10 minutes

2010 / 6 / 30
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Trevor Lewis
Children's Magic by Trevor Lewis

In complete contrast to Wilfred Tyler's style of old time children's entertainment, Trevor is completely up to date with modern children and knows how to keep them entertained right through his act. He tells all, tricks to use, business with odds and ends that keep children amused and includes dozens of ideas and routines that you'll be able to use to earn big money yourself.

Sid Lorraine summed up: "This tape provides professional advice and information that is the result of a lot of experience. You get it all on one recording from Martin Breese."

Trevor Lewis has won the London Magic Circle Award,...

2010 / 8 / 21
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Rachel Colombini
Wild about Harry by Rachel Colombini

Magic with a young wizard theme!

Rachel has put together what we believe to be a unique collection containing material featuring the famous character so well known and loved the world over - Harry Potter. You will get a full act and many more ideas to customize standard tricks into this particular kind of show. Suitable for children and adults alike.

Contents:

  • BAFFLING BOOK: A wonderful book test using Harry’s book!
  • THRU THE WALL: A solid wall is shown. Suddenly a hole appears in the wall!
  • OWL MAIL: The white owls deliver a special greeting!
  • FLOATING FEATHER: A feather magically...
2010 / 10 / 5
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Mark Piazza
Six 4 Six by Mark Piazza

Six family-friendly "magical treats" for six dollars.

The 6 "treats" are:

  • Mad Libbing - a way to bring colorful words to life
  • Dragon Egg Incubator - exposing how a Wizard hatches a dragon egg
  • Rocky's Incredibly, Amazing Super-Duper High Dive Leap - you won't believe what Rocky fits into
  • Static Electricity - something for the whole group to participate in
  • More Trix - is it 'more' tricks or the 'end' of tricks
  • A Visit from St. Nick - a magical present that could only be delivered from one person! Plus making it snow!

1st edition 2011; 19 pages.

2011 / 2 / 27
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Rachel Colombini
Wild About Harry by Rachel Colombini

Unique routines for magic shows that include a young wizard theme.

Harry Potter has enchanted young and old readers worldwide, and his magic connects people from different cultures with a common bond. The magic of literature has brought us a wonderful tool to enhance our performance as magicians. Harry Potter, a fictitious, young wizard in England, created through the mind and pen of J.K. Rowling, is familiar to children around the world. This is a great way to harness some of the power of the Harry Potter phenomena when you are hired for a Harry Potter themed party, next book or movie release. ...

2011 / 3 / 23
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Topper
What I Learned From Making Way Over 250,000 Fun Balloon Creations by Topper

In this ebook Topper shares everything he learned about the business and entertainment side of twisting over 200,000 fun balloon creations. What you MUST do and what you should NEVER do if you want to make money twisting.

Some of the things you’ll find in the ebook are:

  • What I will NOT leave home without
  • What MANY parents have told me about our competition
  • What you do NOT want the parents to tell me about you
  • What to do with kids that are standing in front of you
  • What to do with kids in line
  • What to say! (My Lecture called “The Phine Art of Silly Chit Chat!”)
  • List of suggested...
2011 / 7 / 18
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Devin Knight
Balloon Detective by Devin Knight

For many years, Devin Knight's Balloon Detective has been a runaway best seller with magic shops. Due to many requests, Devin is offering his Balloon Detective as a PDF along with the cards you can print out. This way when they wear out, you can print them as you need them without having to buy the trick over again.

This is a great tool for both family entertainers and mentalists. You can use this even if you have never made a balloon animal in your life. One of the effects doesn't even use real balloons!

Until now, there have been few ways to tie in your magic with balloon sculpturing....

2012 / 7 / 15
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Marc Dibowski
Magic with a Christmas Theme by Marc Dibowski

In this ebook, Marc Dibowski, author of some bestselling books in Germany, shares ideas and effects for a magic act in the holiday season.

Add a touch of winter and Christmas to your kids show, stand-up, mental or close-up act. In addition to ideas on props, you will also find routines and ways to tailor your act for Christmas without high expenses, without lots of props, without laborious efforts.

The ebook is completed with information on Christmas characters, links to marketed effects including sources and information on Christmas traditions in different countries. You will use some...

2012 / 10 / 12
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Paul Romhany
Performing Mentalism for Young Minds Vol. 1 by Paul Romhany

Paul Romhany has produced the most comprehensive collection of material for the performer who wants to add mentalism in their show from pre-schoolers to high school students. Everything from walk-about routines to birthday party routines to parlor and even stage routines for the family entertainer. Over 265 pages which include a collection of essays on how to perform mentalism for children, plus over forty effects from performers around the world including: Mark Strivings, David Kaye, Tim Mannix, Paul Romhany, Richard Webster, Andrew Gerard, Wayne Rogers, Tony Binarelli, Bev Bergeron, Jim Kleefeld, Keith Field, Danny Archer, Jack Dean, Greg...

2012 / 10 / 18
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Paul Romhany
Performing Mentalism for Young Minds Vol. 2 by Paul Romhany

Volume 2 is larger and has more routines, tricks and advice than volume 1. This has over 55 routines direct from professional performer's repertoires. Everything from walk-about to stand-up shows. Many with props you can make yourself, or have in your cupboard.

"When Paul asked me to contribute to volume 2 I jumped at the chance .So here we are with another volume chock full of advice, tips, scripts, routines and tricks to entertain children and families with. Use them well." - Bill Abbott
This completes the two volume set for performers who want to add some mentalism in to their show. Anybody...
2012 / 10 / 18
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Jack Collins
Clowning Around for Children by Jack Collins

Jack Collins performed as Weedy the Clown. This ebook covers pretty much everything you need to know about clowning:

  • Make-up and Costume
  • Routines and Props
  • Competitions
  • Walk around Gags
  • Other Ways of Making Money

1st digital edition 2013, 70 pages.

2013 / 1 / 26
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Aaron Chee
Monty the Snake by Aaron Chee

These are instructions to model this particular balloon animal. Instructions are very visual with lots of photos for each step. It will be easy to follow the instructions.

1st edition 2013, 9 pages.

2013 / 1 / 26
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Aaron Chee
Cutie è Bee by Aaron Chee

These are instructions to model this particular balloon animal. Instructions are very visual with lots of photos for each step. It will be easy to follow the instructions.

1st edition 2013, 7 pages.

2013 / 1 / 26
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Stanton Carlisle
Puppetrix Supreme by Stanton Carlisle

From the introduction by Edwin Hooper:

Stanton Carlisle is well-known for his many articles on mentalism which have appeared in The Magigram Magazine. Stanton is more than a mentalist, being a general all-round magical performer who has played practically every type of engagement - not only with mentalism but with magic, ranging from sophisticated Night Club dates to children's parties. At these parties, puppets have played their part.

We are delighted that Stanton has released some of his very excellent routines and bits of business for those children's entertainers who are thinking of adding a puppet or puppets to their...

2013 / 2 / 8
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Ernie Kerns
How To Be A Magic Clown by Ernie Kerns

A fine side line for the magician, especially a kid performer. This ebook can help put you in the business, increase your income, and insure you a lot of fun. Mr. Kern, who is a magician and clown, has covered every question about becoming a clown whether you do it for fun or for profit.

Contents include: Make up, the 'come in,' two man gags, circuses and parades, clown names, wardrobe, short bits, gags, costume gags, working for children etc. It contains many photographs of working clowns so you can see how the pros make up and dress.

1st edition 1960, 1st digital edition 2013, 44 pages....

2013 / 2 / 20
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Devin Knight
Puzzle Mania by Devin Knight

A brilliant routine which is perfect for children's shows. Both the magician and then the birthday child, manage to correctly guess which pieces have been removed from a completed tray puzzle.

Puzzle Mania is a new twist on the standard jigsaw puzzle effect. This version has been designed especially for kid shows. Yes, it is mind reading for kids and has been a proven winner in hundreds of kid shows. Every phase is logical and makes perfect sense. You can easily make this up using kid tray puzzles available in most all toy stores. This effect has previously only been shared in Devin's lectures,...

2013 / 12 / 10
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Devin Knight
Breakfast Pack Match by Devin Knight

An amazing mental trick for kids using small packets of cereal.

Good comedy mentalism for kids is often hard to find. This funny effect is one that kids love and can relate to. They all eat cereal and are familiar with the cereals used in this effect. Devin Knight has used this effect in his kid shows for the last few years. It plays extremely well for kids.

On the performer's table are eight packages (or one-serving boxes) of breakfast cereal. The performer invites a kid to come forward and play a game with the cereal called Eat-n-Toss. One-by-one, the performer and a kid take turns...

2014 / 3 / 2
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Greg McMahan
Balloon Shows by Greg McMahan

A full stage balloon show adds another options for booking, and can really set you apart from the competition!

Here are just some of the benefits you can offer your clients with a full-stage balloon show...

  • COLOR: That's an obvious benefit, and an attractive one. Never underestimate the power of a colorful stage.
  • SOUND: The sound of balloons being twisted is anything but "boring". Add fun background music, and you're set.
  • MOVEMENT: When balloons are being tossed about, shot off fingers, twisted and balanced, you have a non-stop sea of movement throughout the room.
  • AUDIENCE INTERACTION:...
2014 / 3 / 8
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Greg McMahan
Kids Think It's Funny by Greg McMahan

Routines and ideas to add plenty of laughs and fun to any children's show.

Chapters include...

One Hundred Balloons an Hour, a technique developed over thirty years of making balloon animals. Using this technique, you can do about 100 balloons an hour and still keep everybody entertained... without them waiting in a line!

Balloonology Seminar, a balloon twisting class that also works very well as part of a birthday party show or other children's event.

In the Days of Yore revives the old Monkey Bar trick, known far and wide as a sucker gag, into the centerpiece of a storytelling...

2014 / 3 / 16
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Greg McMahan
Rocky Workshop by Greg McMahan

Spring Animal puppets are a powerful addition to any children's show and these notes will really improve your routines. If you use a spring animal or puppet in your show (or plan to), this ebook is for you.

Turn your ordinary spring animal puppet into a real character in your show...

  • Material & Tools you'll need: You're going to be working with leather, a metal spring, a tail and sewing. Here's the tools and materials used in the workshop.
  • Transferring the old spring into a new body: Usually the outer "skin" wears out faster than the spring. You may also want to convert a different animal...
2014 / 3 / 25
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Stephen Ablett
Balloon School by Stephen Ablett

Instructional download DVD that teaches 33 different modelling balloon creations - most of which are single balloon animals which Stephen gives out to the children at the end of his show. He also discusses his A1 Balloon Poster / A-Frame backdrop and provides the PSD and JPEG file for it for you to make your own (see your digital shelf for the zip file to download). Almost all the models feature both front and over the shoulder shots of the creation process.

  1. Dog
  2. Hat
  3. Ladybird Bracelet
  4. Rabbit
  5. Parrot
  6. Ray Gun
  7. Sword
  8. Butterfly
  9. Spiderman
  10. Flower
  11. Aeroplane
  12. Giraffe
  13. Mouse
  14. Butterfly Bracelet ...
2014 / 9 / 25
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Stephen Ablett
Party Business by Stephen Ablett

If you have ever wanted to be a children's entertainer then this download DVD will teach you everything you will need to know from advertising and marketing strategies to the party games he plays and equipment he uses. Stephen discusses everything about his show and business strategies including all the tactics which have made his one of the business children's entertainers in the UK.

  1. What do I charge?
  2. Price Increasing
  3. How much do I earn?
  4. How many shows do I do?
  5. Weddings
  6. Confirmation Sheets
  7. Confirmation Number
  8. Cancellations
  9. Deposits
  10. Packages
  11. Competitors
  12. Website
  13. Prices on my website ...
2014 / 9 / 25
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Devin Knight
Hat-A-Rama by Devin Knight

Is it a toilet plunger, a vase, a Beanie cap, or a Safari Hat? It's Hat-A-Rama! It's an updated comical blend of Trouble-Wit and Chapeaugraphy that is destined to become an instant kid show classic. It's a must if you work for children. This effect normally sells for $40 from magic dealers. Devin shows you how to make it up for a fraction of that, and easily make replacements when the effect wears out.

Bring a child up to help and say, "We need a special hat and a magic wand". From then on it's NON-STOP laughter. Magician brings out what appears to be a toilet plunger and places it on the...

2014 / 9 / 25
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Troy Murphie
Gobbledygook by Troy Murphie

Would you like to add more entertainment to your kid show routines? This is a collection of funny, clean and usable ideas that will give your children's show that standout edge.

Includes...

  • Comedy Publicity Ideas
  • Comedy Gags
  • Comedy Magic
  • Comedy Props
Whether you're a magician, clown or all-round family entertainer you'll find something new in the content of Gobbledygook.

1st edition 2014, 11 pages.
2nd edition 2015, (revised, edited, expanded), 19 pages.

2015 / 1 / 1
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Aaron Chee
Wacky Ralph by Aaron Chee

These are instructions to model this particular balloon animal. Instructions are very visual with lots of photos for each step. It will be easy to follow the instructions.

1st edition 2015, 7 pages.

2015 / 3 / 2
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Aaron Chee
Robo Reamon by Aaron Chee

These are instructions to model this particular balloon animal. Instructions are very visual with lots of photos for each step. It will be easy to follow the instructions.

1st edition 2015, 7 pages.

2015 / 3 / 2
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J. B. Bobo
Bobo Magic Show by J. B. Bobo

While you probably know Bobo from his classic Modern Coin Magic, he also was America's most famous school show performer and he was extremely successful in this field. In this ebook, he includes effects and presentations by the dozen. Loaded with photographs and drawings.

  • How It All Happened
  • The Joy Of Entertaining Children And Making A Good Living Out Of It
  • The Road To Success In School Assembly Shows
  • The School Show
  • The Way To Go
  • A Useful Approach
  • Note On Angle Tricks
  • Do The Trick!
  • Using Kids From The Audience
  • Gags, Jokes, And Bits Of Business
  • Packing
  • Opening Patter
  • Programs
  • Audacity
  • Building...
2015 / 3 / 16
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Troy Murphie
Yubble Drig 1 by Troy Murphie

A host of original 'real world' routines for the children's entertainer with integrated links to instructional videos via YouTube. Have a sneak peak at the free preview.

Whether you perform kid shows in Childcare, Birthday Parties, Shopping Centres, or Festivals there is a mix of new usable material for you in Yubble Drig!

Content:

  1. Concentration (Utilising Tel's Bells prop)
  2. Magic Drawing Board Gag (Utilising Axtell Magic Drawing Board)
  3. Newspaper Gag
  4. Yo-Yo Go Home
  5. Battery Gag
  6. My Best Rabbit from Hat 'Outs & Gags'
  7. Great Bottle of Coke (Coin in Bottle routine for kids) ...
2015 / 3 / 22
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Joe La Monica
Balloon Sculptures by Joe La Monica

Complete instructions for 16 different figures.

Joe La Monica, magician, hypnotist and a leader in the balloon-sculpturing field has added many new ideas to this fascinating hobby. He has proven that it can be fun and profitable to create balloon figures. The color and the action of sculpting with balloons entertain children and adults alike. With the advent of shopping malls, balloon sculpturing has been found to be a traffic-builder and an exciting addition to a shopper's routine. Children, the primary market at the malls, carry the balloons around. Before retirement Mr. La Monica could...

2015 / 7 / 7
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