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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
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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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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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
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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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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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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Bert Easley & Eric P. Wilson
Doing Magic For Youngsters by Bert Easley & Eric P. Wilson

This is actually a compilation of two books:

  • Doing Magic For Youngsters by Bert Easley
  • The Art of Conjuring TO Children by Eric P. Wilson
This is a full course on how to perform for children. It not only includes a lot of suitable tricks, but also all the other important factors you need to consider when performing for children. Even if you've been doing magic for juniors all of your life, there are valuable instructions, pointers, rules, hints and vital information in this work that are worth much more to anyone who entertains the small-fry.

Contents:

PART I: DOING MAGIC FOR YOUNGSTERS ...

2015 / 7 / 14
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Timothy Rose
A King and Queens Story by Timothy Rose

Maybe you thought that the time tested "Find the Queen" was only meant as a gambling swindle. That's no longer the case. Get those cards out of storage, blow off the dust and get ready to spin a story of curiosity and wonder to suit young and old alike. This is a full routine laid out for you word for word with all the moves. Complete with additional notes on handeling, presentation and staging this versatile and easy to do version is a can't miss. Now you can take the smallest show and make it look like a Vegas production your clients will truly appreciate watching.

1st edition 2015, 5...

2015 / 8 / 14
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Stephen Ablett
Everything I know about being a Children's Entertainer by Stephen Ablett

This ebook is an updated version of the Children's Entertainers Guidebook. It answers hundreds of questions you have been afraid to ask of a children’s entertainer. Stephen, a professional magician for over 20 years, gives tips on advertising, child control, show structure and many other key areas. This ebook is the ultimate guide to structuring your show, trick selection and working in the business. Learn how to put a show together and engage an audience, new tricks and routines for your birthday, school, theme-park and library shows. Learn new advertising techniques, business management...

2015 / 8 / 28
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Gordon MacDonald
Tips on "Soft Soap" by Gordon MacDonald

Magicians who use the well-known Soft Soap effect will treasure this collection of more than twenty tricks, ideas, patter themes and presentations for use with this trick. Among the contributors are Milbourne Christopher, Hen Fetsch, Arnold Furst, Karrell Fox, Ken Allen and many others. Compiled by Gordon Macdonald.

  • Tips on Preparation
  • Tips on Introductions
  • Tips on Endings
  • Tips on Presentations
  • Tips on Combinations
  • Tips on Variations
  • Tips on Patter
  • Short Tips on General Presentation

PDF 25 pages

2016 / 1 / 5
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Brian T. Lees
Safety Magic Show Primer by Brian T. Lees

A primer to help magicians get started with safety based magic, and shows.

  • Foundational Groundwork
  • Potential Markets
  • Sources for Material
  • Sample Routines
  • The Blend
  • Hand Out Materials
  • Wrapping it up

1st edition 2016, 18 pages.

2016 / 5 / 30
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Devin Knight
The Secret Edge For Children's Entertainers by Devin Knight

The first book of its kind written exclusively for children's entertainers. If you are a children's entertainer, then this ebook could be one of the most important things you will ever read.

This is not just for magicians, but clowns, balloon artists, face painters, storytellers or anyone who entertains children. It's must-know information. The old saying, "What you don't know, won't hurt you," isn't true when it comes to this ebook. Not knowing this information can hurt your career and cause you to lose children's gig. This ebook tells you how to get an edge that will give you an 80% advantage...

2016 / 6 / 28
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Devin Knight & Ulysses Frederick Grant
The Milky Way by Devin Knight & Ulysses Frederick Grant

An extremely rare and little-known U. F. Grant manuscript that is nearly impossible to find nowadays. Devin Knight has taken the original text, revised it and updated it with various annotations for today's performers. He explains and deals with issues that Grant failed to mention in the original release.

This e-book teaches you three great U. F. Grant tricks with a glass of milk! The methods are typical of Grant's thinking.

1-Here & There: A homing milk effect. Show a glass of real milk, cover it with a paper tube. Pour the milk back into a pitcher. When the tube is removed, the glass...

2016 / 7 / 19
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Devin Knight
The Great Apple Heist by Devin Knight

A great trick for kid shows, especially at Halloween. Two kids take an equal turn at removing apples from a bowl. Yet one child ends up with 5 apples and the other 2 apples. Baffling to an audience. Magician directs from a distance.

These are some of the most unusual effects ever developed for a stand-up performer. Effects your audiences haven't seen before. These routines are based on an ancient close-up effect that has been revised so it can be seen on the largest stage or in someone's living room. You can work this under any conditions with no angle problems or special props. Routines...

2016 / 8 / 16
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Wolfgang Riebe
Kids Party Magic by Wolfgang Riebe

Includes full access to the following videos (available via YouTube and as download from your digital shelf):

  • Wolfie's Kids Magic Part 1 and 2
  • Xmas Magic
  • Balloon Modeling
PLUS: Your own Cool Magic Tricks book with full print rights.

Kids Party Magic is a practical book of magic for children's magicians that contains entertaining and many original tricks that you can add to your show right away. Included are themed tricks around Easter and Christmas, as well as insights into the theory of performing for kids.

Are you looking for new comedy items and gags to perform with assistants?...

2016 / 10 / 22
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Devin Knight & Ulysses Frederick Grant
How To Produce A Rabbit by Devin Knight & Ulysses Frederick Grant

No one can really call himself a magician, unless he can pull a rabbit out of a hat. It is the most expected trick in magic today. Even though few magicians do it; you always have kids asking, "Are you going to pull a rabbit out of a hat?"

Potential clients calling about birthday parties, often ask if you can pull a rabbit out of a hat. Some magician's try to pacify the mothers or children using a mirror box production of a rabbit. Good try, but it is not the same. People want to see a rabbit produced from an empty top hat, or even a borrowed hat. If you can do this; you have a big advantage...

2016 / 12 / 11
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