Among the many card magic tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are my favorites, along with instructions for what I consider to be the very best and greatest for beginners and kids. With these card magic tricks, beginners and kids will be quickly performing magic.
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I've looked at a lot of easy card tricks and I think that this one is the best. I've never seen it published anywhere, but I learned it when I was about nine. I've showed and taught this one to lots of beginners and it never fails to impress. I hope that you have fun with it.
Here's a visual trick where you make a playing card apparently float over your hand - you're breaking the laws of gravity. This one is easy and it happens courtesy of a gimmick that you'll learn to make through step-by-step instructions.
Here's an easy card trick where cards mysteriously stick to your hand - just as if you are magnetic. It's a refreshing departure for a card trick that's not the usual "find a card" plot. You'll find that this one is easy to learn and perform and it relies on a clever gimmick that we show you how to make.
I think that this is one of the very best card magic tricks for a beginner to learn and perform. It's easy and requires no sleight of hand and the revelation where you spell to a spectator's freely chosen card is baffling and has impact. Furthermore, this is one that I performed for family and friends when I was first starting out in magic. If you're new to magic, I think it can serve you well.
Here's a great easy card magic trick that's based on the Monte. You show three cards and ask spectators to remember the middle card. You slowly remove the middle card and lay it face down onto the table. When you turn the card over, it's a different card. This one is easy to learn and perform so it's great for kids and beginners. And best of all, it's quite baffling.
Among card magic tricks, this one is among the finest. You can use any deck of cards, just as long as it has all of its cards, and this one is baffling as well as easy to learn and perform. What makes this trick stand apart from other easy card magic tricks is that the handling on the part of the magician is minimal, and the spectator practically finds the card himself.
Here's an easy card trick that employs a theme of "dowsing" for a spectator's selected card. It's quite easy to learn and perform and most of the impact relies on your acting.
The spectator selects a card and places it back into the deck. After placing the deck behind your back and bringing it out again, the selected card is shown to have reversed itself in the deck.
This is an excellent card trick for beginners that combines mind-reading with a prediction. Follow my instructions and you can make your own gimmicked deck that you can carry around with you to perform this stunner. It's got a great plot with a twist and it involves spectators. I highly recommend this one.
Here's a great magic trick and the best, easy way to deal yourself a royal flush in a seeming demonstration of poker. It requires more talking and misdirection than card handling skills, but you'll look like a gambler and poker player when you learn this one. And the free and easy magic trick is great for beginners and kids. It's all in the cards. Just don't bet with your friends.