253 entries in Children Magic
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Albert Fellows Ginger and the Apple doll in miniature cannon ends up in hat, held by spectator
1915 Original Magical Creations 90
Oswald Rae Cinderella doll in box, spectator produces puppet clothes in a box, then they change into the dress the doll was wearing and the produced clothes found on the doll
Also published here
  • "Cinderella" in "The Magic Wand"
1930 Original Magic 26
Laurie Ireland Troublewit Idea for Children
1934 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 2
Audley Walsh Pop...Did...Dee...Pop...Pop!!!! cooking popcorn with children
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 102
Joseph Ovette Dropping the Eggs spectator holds tube on his hand and eggs and performer breaks eggs open into tube, eggs vanish
Also published here 1940 Fast Ones 23
Al Baker Kiddie Party Slate name of two children appears on slates, preshow, flap slate contruction
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 262
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
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 94
R. M. Jamison The Great Escape traveling and transformation of jumbo cards with Disney figures
Also published here Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 27
John J. Crimmins Jr. Humpty Dumpty Gets Around story trick for children
1945 My Best 225
Hathaway The Magic Sewing Cabinet shirt is restored in a box, children trick
1945 My Best 311
Peter "The Magic Man" Pan Entertaining Children
Dec. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 173
Hen Fetsch Cream Conjuring milk poured in cup, child shall hold it over head and turn it over, changes into ice cream
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 17
Hen Fetsch The Christmas Tree liquid poured into paper cone changes into christmas tree, paper tree with decoration
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 22
Hen Fetsch Circus Conjuring lemonade poured in bag changes into peanuts
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 28
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 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 4
U. F. Grant The Midget's Lunch Box production routine with rubber food
Dec. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 5
Frances Ireland Marshall Rabbits is Extra on kids shows
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949)
Robert L. Henderson Grant's Cartoon Production using "Grants Cartoon Production" for children routine, production of rubber things
Apr. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 14
Herman Guelpa Milk and Snakes milk poured into can, later spring snakes shoot out
May 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 12
Dave Hagan Magic Santa Claus Hippety Hop Rabbit with Santa Claus, fake rabbit
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 36
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko - The Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected card
Also published here 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 220) 879
Wilfred Bader Alternative Presentations of thimble routine
  • Concert or Cabaret
  • Children
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 34
Don Alan Choo Choo Train Prop for Kid Shows
Also published here 1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 35
Laurie Ireland Mickey Mouse and his Magic Coats Mickey doll traveling to box, hand puppet
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 8
Don Alan Pop Corn Swallowing like needle swallowing, for children
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 308) 29
John Murray A Flash Gordon Stunt Flash Gordon them, Flash Paper
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 318) 80
Karrell Fox Milk Pitcher for kids shows, with De-Muth Milk Appearing Bottle
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 33
Jay Marshall Kid Show Idea for Monkey Bar
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 331) 133
Jimmy Flowers Der Zaubersoldat figure of soldier travels from one house to another
Also published here
  • in "De Magier"
1955 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 6) 370
Don Tanner Cherchez La Rabbit three cages, picture of rabbit monte
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 8
Allessandro Magic Quickies
  • Deep Freeze Trick
  • Head Chopper
  • Children's Shows
  • Thumb Tie
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 18
Leonard Austin Dolly's Dresses four doll's dresses of different colors, chosen one vanishes and appears in chosen envelope
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 24
Leonard Austin Bunny in the Hat cards with different colored bunnies, chosen one disappears and appears on card with a hat
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 25
Arthur C. Nelson What to do with a Troublesome Kid "Nelson The Magician"
Related to 1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 44
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko the Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected card
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 229
Lewis Ganson Free Choice including a handling adapted for children
Inspired by
  • Raymond Beebe (Genii, Oct. 1945)
Also published here
1956 Unconventional Magic 5
Robert L. Henderson Tie and Untie knot travel from person to person, magnetic
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 4
Bob Schmidt Hubert, the Undernourished Rabbit routine using the Windsor Dye Box, Milk Pitcher, Flat Rabbit and spring rabbit
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 16
Frances Ireland Marshall Presentation for Sketch a Flower flower appears
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 41
Arthur C. Nelson Two Tips from tips for children shows
Related to 1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 40
Robert L. Henderson A Rabbit Vanish using Ireland's Bunny Bundle Hat Load and spring rabbit
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 41
Piet Forton Kinderzauberei essay on magic for children
1958 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 1) 589
Oran Bailey Dent Phantom Tube and Candle Routine for Children
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 6
Bert Douglas Make Safety a Habit for safety school show, slate message transforms
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 10
Robert L. Henderson Rope Cutting Fun cut and restored rope routine, with a lot of byplay with child assistant
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 23
Victor the Magician The Snoopy Silk silk jumps from hand to hand and inside breast pocket
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 26
The Great Christe The Christe Picture Frame picture appears on paper, inside a special frame
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 28
Henry Durkin The Golden Key large key vanishes from cone and appears threaded on ribbon behind screen
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 43
James Pipkin Minnie Mouse apparatus, Minnie Mouse changes clothes
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 51
Charlie Miller List of 40 Effects suitable for Children Shows
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 95
Oran Bailey Dent Trickities 3
  • "Watch Pocke" Gag
  • "Gone" Line
  • Production Gag
  • Rope Gimmick Tip
  • Liquid Air Hole Release
  • Balloon Breaking Gimmick
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 22
Janel Kid Trick With A Rope vanishing knot
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 39
Arthur C. Nelson Magic Helper passing out small certificate for helpers in the show
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 43
Allessandro Six Card Repeat children Christmas presentation
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 36
Unknown The Little Messenger puppet with cape, puppet vanishes only cape remains
Related to 1965 Magician's Magic 20
Ali Bongo Witch Switch hat (paper cone) changes color under handkerchief, sucker ending
Related to 1966 The Bongo Book 12
Bert Douglas Lines for Safety lines for shows about safety first
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 54
Phil Willmarth Impromptu Chapeaugraphy
  • Little Nell, The Match Girl (Babushka)
  • The Cowboy, The Cowgirl
  • The Indian
  • The Bad Cowboy (The Bandit)
  • The Condemned Man
  • The Bishop
  • Aunt Jemima
  • The soldier (Simple Overseas Cap)
  • The Chef
  • The Robin Hood Hat
  • The Turban
  • The Mickey Mouse Hat
  • The Wounded Soldier
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • The Artist's Beret
  • Grandma's Night Cap
  • Grampa's Night Cap
  • The Crown
  • The Bull Fighter
  • A Devil
  • The Turban (Second Version)
  • The Surgeon
  • Lawrence of Arabia (Second Version)
  • Knotted Grandma's Night Cap
  • The Executioner or Ghost
  • The Baby or Sun Bonnet
  • The Fez
  • The Clown Hat
  • The Pirate
  • The Monk's Cowl
  • Additional Tips and Presentations
1969 Fun With A Handkerchief 41
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
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 46
Lee Wayne Westgate Bowl Ideas as Le Wayne, fishbowl production ideas
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 135
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) 137
Lloyd E. Jones Eggs-Actly! longer routine with eggs for children, egg bag, cake-in-the-pocket
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 14) 69
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 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 31) 155
Arthur Setterington Crazy Apron apron worn by kid falls on the floor during show, gag for "Baking a Cake"
1972 Straight Line Mysteries 12
Wilfred Tyler Version von Warlock's Silberstadtexpress
Inspired by
  • "Silvertown Express" (Peter Warlock, Designs for Magic)
Also published here
  • Pentagram
Apr. 1974 Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 76
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 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 123) 615
Jim Reilly Drei kleine Schweinchen story with three little pigs is told with twelve design cards with pictures
Also published here
  • Magigram, Feb. 1975
Nov. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1&2) 31
Alan Shaxon The Magical TV Set children program, based on a box designed like a TV
  • The Aerial
  • The TV Times
  • Tom & Jerry
  • Commercial Break
  • Egg Bag
  • Commercial Time Again
  • The Inevitable Western
  • The Funnel and Foo Can
  • The Givaway Show
  • Sade the Seal
  • Torn and Restored Serviette
  • Radio to Rabbit
1976 Practical Sorcery 49
Karrell Fox The "Fool-eroid" Camera rabbit production from camera box, comedy routine
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 117
Karrell Fox, Edwin, Michael Hooper, Jeffery Atkins Kolor-Kamera camera shown empty, silks change color inside, card silk suggestion
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 119
Karrell Fox "Sillysilk" Hats silks tied onto spectator's heads for colorful stage presence
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 187
Kay Thomas Mentaleffekte - 1. when balloons are burst, the name of a chosen child becomes visible
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 29
Len Belcher Verschiedene Effekte - 4. routine with balloon and production tubes
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 37
Tommy Wonder Another Variation rising card with houlette prop, children material, brief
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 8
Ken De Courcy Die Taubenkasserole - Ein Kurzseminar ideas for the dove pan
  • Bandsprudel
  • Das tanzende Skelett
  • Kartenhaus
  • Kartenproduktion
  • Klappwürfel
  • Kindervorstellung
  • Kravattenzerschneiden
  • Tauben
  • Zigaretten
Also published here
  • Magigram, Vol. 2
Oct. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 3) 105
Karrell Fox Kiddin' Silks silks put all over kid when produced, then he is changed into a "rabbit" by tying silk ears
1979 Another Book 165
Karrell Fox "A Kristmas Karrell" Christmas themed patter for children show
1979 Another Book 173
Karrell Fox Colormixtrick performer writes the words RED, YELLOW, BLUE and GREEN with white chalk on slate, they change into colored writing
1979 Another Book 175
Karrell Fox An attitude and an - Illusion for Kids giant Hippity Hop Rabbits as tables
1979 Another Book 178
Karrell Fox Wand-Two-Three gag wand routine
1979 Another Book 186
Karrell Fox The "Summer-Time" Wand wand "changes" into fan
1979 Another Book 186
Karrell Fox Silken Sideshow children routine, large handkerchief with figures are held in front of children in kind of a circus freak show
1979 Another Book 189
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 Das Piet Forton Seminar — Kinderzauberei 2
Piet Forton Zur Entwicklungspsychologie developmental psychology and different age groups
  • Einführung
  • Altersgruppe I
  • Altersgruppe II
  • Altersgruppe III
  • Altersgruppe IV
  • Erwachsene
1979 Das Piet Forton Seminar — Kinderzauberei 6
Piet Forton Auftrittsstil, Kleidung, Utensilien style, costume and props
  • Auftrittsstil
  • Kleidung
  • Utensilien
1979 Das Piet Forton Seminar — Kinderzauberei 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 Das Piet Forton Seminar — Kinderzauberei 19
Piet Forton Kunststücke tricks
  • Vorbemerkungen
  • Beginn der Vorstellung, Kontaktnahme, Einstieg
  • Schluss der Vorstellung, Ausklang
1979 Das Piet Forton Seminar — Kinderzauberei 27
Piet Forton Die drei Hasen sucker trick for children, wooden rabbit changes into clown
1979 Das Piet Forton Seminar — Kinderzauberei 30
Piet Forton Riesen homing Cards für Kinder Kaps' Homing Card with Jumbo cards, for children
Related to 1979 Das Piet Forton Seminar — Kinderzauberei 33
Piet Forton Schlusswortgedanken on topical and memorable shows for children
1979 Das Piet Forton Seminar — Kinderzauberei 41
George G. Kaplan Alice im Wunderland children's patter for die box
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, July 1948
Apr. 1979 Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 1) 12
Unknown 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) 104
Ali Bongo, David Nixon Ali Bongo's Experience
  • The Thread or Cotton
  • Shows for Children
  • The Needle Threading Addition
  • Jewelled Scabbard Gag
  • Humorous Gypsy Thread
  • Disposal of the Pieces
  • Breaking the Thread
  • Displaying the Pieces
  • David Nixon's Idea
  • The Bongo Gypsy Thread Suit
  • A Note on the Preparation
  • Chadwick's Mending Cotton versus Tacking Thread
  • Repeating Impromptu
  • Dany Ray
1980 The Hindu Thread Trick 15
Fred Lowe Der zerbrochene Eierbeutel routine with comedy props
Aug. 1980 Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2) 69
Fred Lowe Die Tieruhr cards with animals on them, large clock face on a stand, arrow spins and ends up pointing to selected picture card
Aug. 1980 Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2) 71
Fred Lowe Eine Kinderroutine mit dem Würfelkasten
Aug. 1980 Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2) 75
Johnny Cooper Entertaining Kids with Balloons
1980 Polished Presentations 14
Johnny Cooper The Three Bears Professor s Nightmare patter for children's audience
1980 Polished Presentations 20
Johnny Cooper Ten Minute Routine with Three Kids dye tube routine with additional props (change bag, funny funnel, break-away wand)
1980 Polished Presentations 37
Johnny Cooper No Show if Wet...
1980 Polished Presentations 59
Theo Doré Der Cowboy und der Indianer large image cards in envelopes with holes transpose
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Nov. 1958
Oct. 1981 Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 3) 114
Ronald B. Edwards Der Bankräuber prop with image jumbo card and prison prop, similar to die box
Also published here
  • The Magic Wand, June 1955
Jan. 1983 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 4) 148
Nelson Lyford, R. Waddell Die Knotenlosen Knoten silk knot routine with change bag
Jan. 1983 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 4) 154
Eddie Clever, Franz Christensen Buchstabier-Zauber picture cards are spelled out with story, always "Dummer August" shows up
Also published here
  • Christensen's "Spell Hound" (Genii, Nov. 1936)
Jan. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3&4) 134
Peter McDonald Aus dem Hut child holds hat above head, performer pours milk in hat through funnel, changes to silks
Also published here
  • The Magic Wand #254, 1958
Jan. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3&4) 136
Len Belcher Professor Hoffmann's Zylinder transparent tube stands on table, silks put inside, covered with another tube, silks change to sweets
Also published here
  • The Magic Wand #253, ca. 1958
Jan. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3&4) 138
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
William Larsen Puppen-Tricks hand puppet routine, color changing silk
Also published here
  • Genii, May 1958
May 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 1) 37
Richard Bartram, Jr. Close-Up Tips "Children" gag comic
1985 Close-Up of the Damned 31
Stewart Judah Lauf, Häschen, Lauf routine with rabbit picture and top hat picture
July 1985 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3&4) 167
Harold Sterling A "Sterling" Tip lin of baby clothes production from kid
1986 For My Next Trick... 85
Karrell Fox "Geni-Weenie" rubber sausage appears on lamp, gag
1986 For My Next Trick... 86
Karrell Fox "Tie N' Bow" tie is pivoted up as a giant bow tie
1986 For My Next Trick... 87
Karrell Fox Firecracker/Snakes firecracker tube explodes and spring snakes jump out, snake can
1986 For My Next Trick... 88
Karrell Fox "Dry Paint" sight-gag, paint can dumped into audience, red ribbon
1986 For My Next Trick... 90
Karrell Fox "Woofle" Bottle squeaking plastic bottle
1986 For My Next Trick... 170
Rudolf Braunmüller Eine Kinderroutine mit der "Kartenente"
Dec. 1986 Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3&4) 151
D. E. Thomas Ein "Roter Faden" für das Kinderprogramm running gag with drawer box
Dec. 1986 Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3&4) 178
Terri Rogers Comedy Prop paint tube gag
Also published here 1986 Secrets 78
Ian Keable-Elliott Editorial children magic
Dec. 1987 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 4) 2
Karrell Fox "Poppin Balloons" child shots with toy gun on balloon, it pops
1988 My Latest Book 69
Karrell Fox "Kidzropes"
1988 My Latest Book 70
Karrell Fox Thumb Fun performer trips over nail multiple times, hammers it in, giant thumb gag
1988 My Latest Book 72
Terri Rogers Trapped gag with ropes that apparently penetrate body
Also published here 1988 More Secrets 74
Tom Marshall A Short Chinese Sticks Routine for Children
Jan. 1988 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 5) 5
Johnny "J.J." Johnston Peter Pinner - Children's Entertainer
June 1988 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 10) 14
Terri Rogers Farbtuben-Gag paint tube gag
Also published here July 1989 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 4&5) 182
Terri Rogers Eingefangen gag with ropes that apparently penetrate body
Also published here July 1989 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 4&5) 183
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
Michael Close The Origami Bunny
  • Folding the Bunny
  • The Opening Bit
  • For Children (mini hat production)
  • For Adults #1 (coin production)
  • For Adults #2 (ear torn and restored)
  • Glossary of Origami Terms
1990 Workers Number 1 6
Jean Garance Eine Routine mit Seidenbändern und einem Changierbeutel ribbons in bag become ribbon rings, then they link, form a large ring and disappear at the end, with child assistant
1990 Jean Garance 6
Karrell Fox Refreshment Time apparently full paper cups tossed into audience, confetti and milk pitcher
1991 Goodies 53
Karrell Fox Silkenbac silk vanishes from paper cone, reappears on child's back
1991 Goodies 58
Karrell Fox Here Doggy rubber sausage appears from top hat, sight gag
1991 Goodies 62
Karrell Fox The Vanishing Kid kid covered with large silks, apparently isn't found by performer
1991 Goodies 63
Harald Kurz Zum Daumenschreiber about the nail writer, application for children
  • Der Daumenschreiber im Kinderprogramm
1991 Hardcore 29
Aldo Colombini Twist child selects card with animal, performer divines it by twisting balloon behind back
1991 FISM Lecture Notes 15
Patrick Page Es ist die falsche Karte! McCombical type routine
  • Für Kinderzauberer
Also published here
  • Pages from Patrick's Notebook
Nov. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 3) 101
Patrick Page Das verschwindende Tuch silk vanishes and appears at back of performer
Also published here
  • Pages from Patrick's Notebook
Nov. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 3) 115
Walt Lees Hot Chestnuts on fees
Related to Oct. 1992 Opus (Vol. 4 No. 6) 11
Norman Beck Hatzoo routine for children, named animal is apparently produced from a hat, sponge turtle changes into a sponge bunny
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1) 10
Alan Shaxon Versiegeltes Glück different colored cups, bag with silks, children get candies in the remaining cup is money
1994 Alan Shaxon Lecture 35
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
Theo Doré Cowboy und Indianer large image cards in envelopes with holes transpose
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Nov. 1958
July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 151
Theo Doré Geburtstagskind tricks for the birthday child where name of kid makes an appearance
  • Geburtstagstrick Nr. 1
  • Geburtstagstrick Nr. 2
  • Geburtstagstrick Nr. 3
July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 153
Marberger Stuart Nikolaus-Produktion bill travels into large present, santa clause comes out of present and has gift with bill
July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 156
R. M. Jamison Ausgebüchst! traveling and transformation of jumbo cards with Disney figures
Also published here July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 157
Frank Chapman Japanische Märchen
July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 159
William Larsen Im Zirkus patter for moebius strips
July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 160
Fetaque Sanders Junge zu Hase large silk arranged over a kid's head so he looks like a rabbit
July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 161
Eugene Poinc Klein-Holzkopf one stack of three dice and one shell, images on dice
July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 162
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Wie der Fink seine Farben bekam large paper becomes colored and bird images appear while ribbons become white
July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 163
William Larsen Das Taschentuch mit den 7 Ecken seven-cornered handkerchief
July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 165
Abril Lamarque Der Nikolaus-Besuch performer quickly draws santa claus on a slate, then takes real presents from his bag
July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 166
Karrell Fox The "Hare-Tar" torn and restored strip into paper rabbit, corny gag
Inspired by 1995 Much Ado About Something 68
Karrell Fox The Unfinished Palette mismade silks, blendo type effect in which small colored silks are merged with color palette on big silk
1995 Much Ado About Something 72
Karrell Fox Willie The Worm spring snake from snake can comes out of apple apparently
1995 Much Ado About Something 76
Karrell Fox Traffic-Trick black and white traffic light on silk becomes colorful, teaching about traffic safety
1995 Much Ado About Something 78
Karrell Fox How's Ticks? stethoscope comedy prop made from plunger
1995 Much Ado About Something 80
Karrell Fox Jet-Settings backdrop for parlour or children performances
1995 Much Ado About Something 98
Karrell Fox The Family Album large album on easel, faces on different sheets that can move their mouths, idea
1995 Much Ado About Something 104
Karrell Fox Never Say "Dye" eggs become colorful easter eggs in change bag
Also published here 1995 Much Ado About Something 134
Tommy Wonder Rabbit Rouser rising card with houlette prop, children material
Also published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 276
Dan Garrett The Mouse That Roared animated mouse puppet
Also published here
  • marketed item
1996 Top 10 13
Andreas Michel-Andino Lob des Eierbeutels
  • Historisches (credit information)
  • Formen
  • Alternative Ideen und Schlußladungen
  • Meine Routine für Erwachsene
  • Meine Kinderroutine
  • Ein Wort zum Schluß
1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 1) 6
Theo Doré Der Affe und die Kokosnüsse picture with monkey on palm trees changes in envelope
1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 2) 68
Jack Bridwell Schwarze Augen boxing gloves put on kid, performer gets a black eye
1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 4&5) 153
Ali Cardabra Comedy Tuchverschwinden comedy silk vanish with change bag in which one side goes through bottom
1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 4&5) 188
Alexander de Cova Straßenzauberkunst - Eine kleine Abhandlung article about street magic
1. Einleitung
2. Voraussetzungen (table, pouch, where to perform, ...)
3. Das erste Mal (the first time)
4. Wie man ein Publikum gewinnt (crowd building)
5. Das Einsammeln des Geldes (collecting money)
6. Andere Kollegen... (colleagues)
7. Werbung (promotion)
8. Kinder im Publikum (children in the audience)
9. Kreativität
10. Trickauswahl & Literaturangaben (repertoire and source)
1998 Secrets No. 2 87
Andreas Michel-Andino Der Hindufaden "Andinos Trickmonographien - Teil 1"
  • Historisches (credit information)
  • Meine Präparationsmethode und Handhabung
  • Variationen
  • Vortrag für Erwachsene
  • Hindufaden für Kinder?
  • Wie es weiter geht
1998 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 3) 92
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
Andreas Michel-Andino Das Rubik-Cube-Problem "Andinos Trickmonographien - Teil 4"
  • Nachtrag zur Multi-Pip-Card
  • Historisches zum Zauberwürfel (credit information)
  • Verschiedene Lösungen (bibliography)
  • Verschiedene Einsatzmöglichkeiten und Vortragsanregungen
    • für table hopping
    • für Stand-up Vorführungen
    • für Kinde
  • Ausblick
1999 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 2) 50
Andreas Michel-Andino Guillotinen "Andinos Trickmonographien - Teil 5"
  • Noch einmal die Multi-Pip-Card
  • Nachtrag zum Rubik-Cube
  • Historisches zu Handguillotinen (credit information)
  • Verschiedene Formen
  • Meine Routine zum Handcutter
  • Schopenhauer und die Fingerguillotine
  • Die Guillotine in der Kindervorführung?
  • Ausblick
1999 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3) 120
Don Alan Choo-Choo Train Prop for Kid Shows
Also published here 2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 235
Andreas Michel-Andino Der Talerfang "Andinos Trickmonographien - Teil 6"
  • Nachträglicher Nachtrag zum Rubic Cube (Rubik)
  • Korrekturen zur Geschichte der Guillotine (credit information)
  • Gedanken zum Talerfang
  • Hilfsmittel und Techniken
  • Meine Bühnenroutine
  • Finale mit Geldscheinen?
  • Der Talerfang vor oder mit Kindern?
  • Weitere Anwendungen
  • Ausblick
2000 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 4&5) 156
Rudolf Braunmüller Happy Birthday candle that cannot be blown out, but than it can
2000 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 4&5) 162
Andreas Michel-Andino Das Kubusspiel "Andinos Trickmonographien - Teil 8"
  • Nachtrag zum Spiegeldurchbruch
  • Historisches zum Kubusspiel (credit information)
  • Verschiedene Modelle
  • Anmerkungen zur Horsterroutine
  • Meine Routine für Erwachsene
  • Das Kubusspiel für Kinder
  • Danksagung
2000 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 2) 79
Karl Fulves Why Did The Chicken "Hex Squared can be made suitable for children under age 12."
2001 Hex Squared 78
Unknown Dove from Giant Egg - Sixth Method: Cluck! Cluck!
Also published here
  • Encyclopaedia of Dove Magic Vol. 2, p. 309-313
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 67
Unknown Dove from Giant Egg - Seventh Method: Kids' Special Humpty Dumpty
Also published here
  • Encyclopaedia of Dove Magic Vol. 2, p. 309-313
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 67
Joseph Ovette Egg in Newspaper - Ovette's Comedy Presentation content of egg poured in newspaper where it vanishes, with child
Also published here 2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 88
Stewart James Indian Giver four eggs put in hat, three removed, one vanishes and is found in paper bag
Inspired byRelated to
  • "The Egg Bag" (Lu Brent, The Sphinx, Vol. 42 No. 2, Apr. 1943, p. 30)
Also published here
  • Stewart James, Magic Mine #1, 1957, p. 11
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 159
Don Alan Comedy Egg Can - First Method: Original Don Alan Version egg cracked into can, card held on top, turned upside down over head of kid, card slid out, in the end candy appears in can
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Don Alan Comedy Egg Can" (Mak Magic)
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 210
C. James Rainho Comedy Egg Can - Second Method: The Rainho Adaptation
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "The Great Egg Trick" (Jim Rainho, Magical Round-up No. 3, 1987)
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 211
Karrell Fox Never Say Dye eggs become colorful easter eggs in change bag
Also published here 2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 223
Robertson Keene Easter Eggs white eggs become colored in hat, then are shown to be of chocolate
Also published here
  • "An Easter-Eggsperiment" (The Magician Monthly, Vol. 33 No. 4, Mar. 1937, p. 44)
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 223
Dave Roper Egg to Chick egg cracked into can, changes to live chicken
Also published here
  • "Finding the Easter Chick" (The Linking Ring, Vol. 31 No. 1, Mar. 1956, p. 75)
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 226
Frank Herman, Jack Yeager Happy Eggster egg coloring routine, chickens appear
Also published here
  • Genii, Vol. 16 No. 8, Apr. 1952, p. 304
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 280
F. H. Jeudevine Pop's Egg Routine
Also published here
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 22 No. 9, Nov. 1942, p. 41
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 281
Eric Mead When Children Walk With Canes presentation for appearing cane with picture cards
Also published here 2003 Reflexions 11
Eric Mead Bunny Bill Swindle using Bob Neale's bunny bill fold, kids are conned out of 9$ in the process
Also published here 2003 Collexion 13
David Kaye Proud To Be A Kid Show Magician
  • Children Are Different Than Adults
  • Children Are Like Drunks!
  • Have No Fear
2005 Seriously Silly 15
David Kaye Client 1347: The Sultan of Brunei
2005 Seriously Silly 17
David Kaye The Origins of Performing Magic For Children
2005 Seriously Silly 19
David Kaye Client 529: Susan Sarandon
2005 Seriously Silly 23
David Kaye Learning Real Magic Words
2005 Seriously Silly 27
David Kaye What Is Magic To A Child?
2005 Seriously Silly 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 Seriously Silly 31
David Kaye Different Shows For Different Ages
2005 Seriously Silly 36
David Kaye Three Routines for the Same Effect
  • Vanishing a Silk For 3 To 6-Year-Olds
  • Vanishing a Silk For 7 to 9-Year-Olds
  • Vanishing a Silk For 10 To 13-Year-Olds
2005 Seriously Silly 40
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 Seriously Silly 46
David Kaye Client 4421: David Letterman
2005 Seriously Silly 49
David Kaye It's Not The Destination, It's The Ride
2005 Seriously Silly 53
David Kaye You're So Silly! - Adding Comedy Elements To Your Routines
  • Incongruity
  • Magician In Trouble
  • Silly Words
  • Funny Props
  • Exaggeration
  • Repetition
2005 Seriously Silly 57
David Kaye The Bread Trick Red transform to white handkerchief, white handkerchief change into bread, then change back to red
2005 Seriously Silly 63
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 Seriously Silly 67
David Kaye The Crystal Tube Three silks placed into clear tube, come out knotted together (Tenyo trick)
2005 Seriously Silly 70
David Kaye Mommy, I Did Magic! - Adding Empowerment Elements To Your Routines
  • Empowering Children With Knowledge
  • Empowering Children With Skill
2005 Seriously Silly 74
David Kaye Presidential Mis-Made Flag Three silks fuse to form American flag, with comedy routine
2005 Seriously Silly 77
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 Seriously Silly 81
David Kaye Vanishing Coke Baba Coke bottle shrinks, then transforms into baby milk bottle
2005 Seriously Silly 86
David Kaye Honey, How Did He Do That? - Extra Credit - Entertaining the Adults In Your Audiences
2005 Seriously Silly 90
David Kaye Milk Pitcher Plus Milk poured into newspaper cone, vanishes
2005 Seriously Silly 93
David Kaye Whatever You Do, Don't Read This - Adding Ad-libs to Your Routines
2005 Seriously Silly 97
David Kaye The World's Best Coloring Book Routine Coloring book routine
2005 Seriously Silly 105
David Kaye Teach Them First, Then They Know
2005 Seriously Silly 110
David Kaye Incorporating These Principles Into Your Routines
2005 Seriously Silly 112
David Kaye Client 3719: Bruce Springsteen
2005 Seriously Silly 116
David Kaye The Silly Billy Distraction Progression Theory
2005 Seriously Silly 121
David Kaye "I Know That One" Doesn't Always Mean That
2005 Seriously Silly 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 Seriously Silly 125
David Kaye Solving The Top 10 Problems of Performing For Children
2005 Seriously Silly 129
David Kaye Client 5108: Madonna
2005 Seriously Silly 146
David Kaye Putting it All Together
  • The Warm-Up
  • The Opening
  • The Body of the Show
  • The Climax
  • Extra Credit
2005 Seriously Silly 151
David Kaye Where The Heck Is That Darn Line?
2005 Seriously Silly 154
David Kaye Chasing Pigeons - The Importance of Power in a Child's Life
2005 Seriously Silly 156
David Kaye Bideford, We Have a Problem
2005 Seriously Silly 158
David Kaye Concluding Thoughts
2005 Seriously Silly 160
David Kaye Appendix I - The Cognitive Development of a Child Tabulates what a kid knows at what age
2005 Seriously Silly 161
David Kaye Appendix II - Magician/Child Dictionary Translating typical magician terms into words children understand
2005 Seriously Silly 162
David Kaye Appendix III - Tricks For Your Kid Show That You Already Own
2005 Seriously Silly 163
Eric Mead The Bunny-Bill Swindle using Bob Neale's bunny bill fold, kids are conned out of 9$ in the process
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 49
Eric Mead When Children Walk with Canes presentation for appearing cane with picture cards
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 179
Stevie Ray Christian One in a Million handing out a fake million-dollar bill
  • As an Encore
  • Upon Receiving a Tip
  • Special Occasions
  • Something Special for a Boss or Other Bigwig
  • For Children
2006 Switch 289
Ron Bauer The Big Bag of Tricks & the Little Black Hat structure for a routine for children using a paper bag and a hat with slips with trick names
  • Synopsis of the David Ginn Version
  • Outline of Format
  • Props for the Basic Outfit
  • Finally
  • Alternative Continuity Presentation Using a "Stamp Album" or "Coloring Book" Type Gimmick...
2008 The Ron Bauer 2008 Lecture 7
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) 18
Trevor Lewis The Banana Routine humorous routine with two children, coin apparently travels to banana but boy eats it and coin is produced with wand from his mouth
2009 Routines Matter 29
Trevor Lewis Birthday Button hindu thread presentation, using large button
2009 Routines Matter 92
Roberto Giobbi Tricks for Children list
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 27) 257
Jörg Alexander Weber, John Carney Zaubermaus puppet mouse appears and vanishes
Inspired by 2011 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 3 20
Paul Romhany Bunny Repeat five card repeat presentation with rabbit images
2011 Six Card Repeat 23
Patrick Page Repeat Flag Production silk flags produced from purse
2011 Magic Page by Page 236
Patrick Page, Cliff Lount Chameleon Clown clown printed on paper, clothes change color when put in envelope, sucker element
2011 Magic Page by Page 242
Patrick Page Ooooorange? in the hands monte, with jumbo cards and pictures of two empty and one full glass
Related to 2011 Magic Page by Page 250
Patrick Page It's My Turn Now using a breakaway wand for a kids show
2011 Magic Page by Page 296
David Acer Holiday Miracle tiny Christmas lightbulb flashes while child sings Christmas carol, then given out
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Genii, Dec. 2009
2011 More Power to You 21
Joaquín Matas Sobre las Actuaciones Infantiles y Familiares on family and children shows
2016 A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 261
Joaquín Matas El Cinturón de Tortura routine for George Kovari's Passing Water
2016 A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 269
Michael Sondermeyer Der Bananentrick children routine for Jastrow Illusion, with paper bananas
2019 Seminar 2019 30
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 Parlour Tricks 148
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 The Boy Who Cried Magic 211