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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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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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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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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
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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Devin Knight
The Red Hot Coin Revealed by Devin Knight
"This is perhaps, the greatest 'come on', or 'bally stunt' the world has ever known." - Floyd Thayer
This is a sadly forgotten effect that was a big hit back in vaudeville, but overlooked by today's magicians. It has been used by Thurston, Blackstone Sr., U. F. Grant, Tommy Windsor and other great magicians. This is one of the funniest routines in magic and you don't have to be a comedian or comedy performer to pull it off. It always results in hilarious laughter.

The premise is simple; the performer invites a boy up and shows him a half-dollar. The performer says, "This is the one and only RED HOT COIN. After years...

2018 / 1 / 1
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Gregg Webb
Super Session #14: The Return of the Ball and the Big Fat Wand by Gregg Webb

Gregg Webb teaches a routine for causing a ball to appear in his hand and vanish multiple times, using an oversize magic wand. The routine uses one ball, and a simple-to-make wand: this is a great family-oriented trick for children's shows.

1st edition 2021, PDF 4 pages hand lettered text with illustrations.

2021 / 6 / 4
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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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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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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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Ulysses Frederick Grant
Tricks For Kid Shows by Ulysses Frederick Grant

25 new, good and unusual tricks plus ideas, gags, and advice. Text has been updated. This is a vintage release by U. F. Grant in the early 50s. Admittedly, a few of the tricks are dated; but, on the other hand, there are some excellent ideas suitable for today's audiences. In this release, you will find kid tricks not seen today. Your chance to be different from all the other kid show performers. The 'No Batteries' effect is novel and worth the price of this release alone. This release also contains a supplement of ideas and advice. An interesting read for Grant fans. Here is what you get.

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2017 / 12 / 17
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John Palfreyman
Magic in a Game by John Palfreyman

From the Foreword by Ali Bongo:

So the telephone rings and the client says ... "Can you provide two hours entertainment?" ... "Of course!" ... you say, doing a quick bit of mental arithmetic to double your normal fee. Having confirmed the booking, you make a bee-line for the book-shelf to search for this book. Because this book ... plus a few bits and bobs ... will furnish the wherewithal for that extra hour of entertainment.

Think of the advantages! You need only do one show in an afternoon instead of two ... no mad dash when the first show runs late ... less packing ... less wear and tear on...

2018 / 2 / 21
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Bill Lainsbury
The Games Master by Bill Lainsbury

This little pamphlet is deceptively packed with information that can help you to increase your status as a children's entertainer, and increase your income. It helps to fill a gap in a branch of entertainment sadly neglected. Bill Lainsbury is a Games Master, and has been for many years. Because of this second string to his bow he has been able to work through summer and winter commanding good fees for a little outlay. In this manuscript he passes on hints and advice to enable you to start up yourself as a Games Master. Details of performance, age groups, kind of games to play, etc. are all...

2019 / 6 / 29
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Graham Hey
Inside the Cage by Graham Hey

Funny stuff to make kids roar.

I always think it's a good idea not only to entertain the youngsters, but to entertain their parents too! Here is a collection of visual gags and jokes that will help put fun into your children's shows and hopefully leave everyone with a smile on their face! I have also included a few contributions from some friends of mine who are established and experienced kid's entertainers.

  • Introduction
  • Inflatable Rabbit and In the Bag
  • My snake has Escaped! and Fingernails
  • In bed with a Bug and The Rose
  • Half-price Tie, The Mirror, and The Wrong Way
  • The Bell ...
2020 / 2 / 2
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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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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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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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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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Geoffrey Buckhurst
Conjuror's Party by Geoffrey Buckhurst

This is a silent film of a magic show for children performed by Geoffrey Buckhurst probably from the early 1950s. Among the tricks he performs is the Zombie, Egg bag, Torn and Restored Rope, Diminishing Cards, and many other bits and pieces to entertain the kids.

This is performance only, no explanations of the tricks are provided. An interesting window into magic for children during the 1950s.

1st edition ~1950s; video length 11 min 42 s.

2021 / 2 / 19
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Regardt Laubscher
One-Liners and Jokes for Kids Parties by Regardt Laubscher

Over 40 one-liners and jokes. Comedy should be used to enhance your magic, as you are not a comedian, but rather an entertainer. But by saying that; can you imagine any performance more entertaining than a comedy magician? I don't think so. This ebook will surely add value to your performance.

One-liners and jokes for:

  1. Arrival
  2. Sit down
  3. Warm-up
  4. Performance
  5. Goodbye

1st edition 2021, PDF 19 pages.

2021 / 8 / 1
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Regardt Laubscher
Entertaining Parents and Kids at Birthday Parties by Regardt Laubscher

If you are a children's magician, then this ebook is for you. Although there are no specific trick explanations, Regardt focuses on full routines, their presentation, patter, and entertainment value rather than trick secrets. Most of all, these routines will entertain both the children and the adults. After all, how often do the mums and dads actually watch the show too? Here you learn to keep them happy as well.

Of course, the main focus is to still entertain the children, as that is the whole purpose of being booked as a children's magician at a party, or event. However, even though the...

2021 / 10 / 23
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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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Will L. Lindhorst
Dick Daring's New Bag of Tricks by Will L. Lindhorst

This work was sponsored by the Quaker Oats Company and includes ads for their Puffed Wheat and Puffed Rice products.

  • How to Tear Paper Napkin After It Is Twisted
  • Mysterious Trick With Paper
  • Trick of Unsmashable Match Box
  • Here Is a Number Trick With Which to Baffle Your Friends
  • How to Remove Dime Under Glass Without Touching Either
  • How to Invert Glass of Water Without Spilling It
  • How to Fill Glass Twice Without Emptying First Contents
  • Tells How to Blow Candle Out Through Bottle
  • Here's How You Can Add Five Matches to Six and Make Nine
  • Three Matches Can Be Lifted With One
  • How You Can...
2020 / 10 / 26
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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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Bruce Posgate
Kid Show Showmanship by Bruce Posgate

This ebook provides an entirely different approach to entertaining children. Original material and suggestions - "bread and butter" information by an experienced performer. This volume explains the psychology and know-how of working children's shows.

The following is an excerpt from the book:

Entertaining children is a profitable business. Depressions may come and go; movies, television and other diversions can come and go ... but children are in constant supply. One generation after another as your potential audience.

Only an experienced performer could write a book of this kind. No...

2016 / 12 / 23
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William W. Larsen
Conjuring for Children by William W. Larsen

Bill Larsen reveals the inside secrets for performing magic to children in this newly revised ebook.

Aside from the author's sage and practical advice, garnered from hundreds of shows for youngsters, you get twelve entertaining routines using standard equipment you likely already own. Now you, too, can crack this lucrative field and beat out the local competition. Included are tricks using toys, animals, rings, coins, handkerchiefs, silks, etc. Most of the described effects include full patter.

Best of all, this edition has been newly revised and updated with performance suggestions and...

2019 / 9 / 19
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Regardt Laubscher
Money Magnet Tips for Kids Parties by Regardt Laubscher

The evergreen market of children's parties will make you feel like a 'magician farmer.' You can harvest 12months of the year. In this ebook of practical money-making tips, I will share my closest guarded secrets I have never told anyone before. I have been making use of these secrets for almost 2 decades and they have truly been my 'Money Magnet' throughout the years. I will cover topics such as

  • Performance packages, Marketing, Invoicing, Designing, Financial planning, and many more.
  • This ebook is really a personal treasure of mine.
  • If you are serious about making money in the Children's...
2021 / 9 / 23
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Frances Marshall
Kid Stuff by Frances Marshall

Frances Marshall's Kid Stuff series is considered by many experts to be essential reading for anyone interested in performing magic for children. These ebooks contain full scripts, new routines, and advice for both show and business.

  • kid Stuff
  • The Puppet Rabbit Routine
  • The Laurie Ireland Routine With The Egg And Bag Trick
  • Comedy Wand, Handkerchief And Fan Routine
  • The Foxwell Paper Race
  • A Mental Trick For Kids
  • Prelude To Any Rope Trick
  • The Stomach Ache Tube
  • Birthday Child Sequence
  • Ideas For Kid Shows
  • Spellbound
  • Dressing The Doll
  • Eddie Clever's Version Of The Sun And Moon
  • Clown...
2021 / 11 / 14
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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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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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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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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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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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