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Simple Magic: The 22 Best Card Tricks for...
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 as these tricks are free of complicated moves.
Easy Magic Tricks That You Can Learn and...
If you're a beginner and want to learn easy magic tricks, you've come to right place.
Learn the World's Best Easy Card Trick
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.
Easy Magic Tricks for Young Kids to Learn and...
Here are some easy magic tricks that kids can learn that are simple and only require materials that you find around the house.
The 10 Best Magicians of Our Time
Who are the top ten magicians in history? Learn more about the top ten magicians.
48 Types of Balloon Animals and How to Make Them
On this page, you'll learn how to twist a variety of animal balloons.
Easy Magic Tricks With Playing Cards
With just a deck of cards, you have lots of magic options. Among the many card tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are our favorites.
38 Easy Magic Tricks for Beginners and Kids
If you want to learn easy magic tricks, you've come to right place.
Easy Magic Trick: How to Levitate or Float a...
Here is probably the best easy floating card trick for beginners and kids. It all happens courtesy of a gimmick that you can make and I offer instructions here.
How to Make a Dog Balloon Animal in 8 Simple...
Here's how to twist a dog animal balloon. The dog balloon is a fundamental sculpture in the art of balloon twisting and balloon animals. Many animals balloons such as the deer and giraffe are variations on the dog balloon. And you'll find that the basics that you master when twisting a dog balloon, will apply to more difficult balloon sculptures.
En Garde: Here's How to Make Some Super Cool...
Want to learn how to make a balloon sword? Here are a collection of balloon swords that you can make. And we teach all of the techniques that you'll need to know.
The Magnetic Pencil
Here are some easy magic tricks that kids can learn that are simple and only require materials that you find around the house.
You Can Thank Science for These 12 Awesome...
Science magic tricks look like "magic," an effect with a secret. But with science magic tricks, the secret
Easy Magic Trick: How to Do the Levitating Ring...
In this easy magic trick. A finger ring that's resting on a pencil mysteriously levitates on its own. There's some preparation involved, but you should have fun with this one.
Easy Magic Tricks: How to Do the Rising Card...
In this classic easy magic trick, you have a spectator select a card and then lose it in the deck. You rest your first finger on top of the deck and as you lift your finger, the spectator's card mysteriously rises with it.
Make Yourself Appear Psychic with This Easy...
This is an old classic that is based on a quirk in mathematics. You can read it to a friend and have them follow along.
The Best Easy Levitation Magic Tricks for...
To levitate something or somebody is to cause it to suddenly rise without physical means and seemingly break the laws of gravity. Magicians are known for levitating or floating small objects such as cards and finger rings in close-up magic, or can even levitate people, live animals or even cars and more in big stage illusions. Here are some simple magic tricks that will allow you to levitate objects, make them suspend or float in air or seemingly move on their own. Just like defying gravity.
The Magnetic Hand
If you're a beginner and want to learn easy magic tricks, you've come to right place.
Easy Magic Tricks: The Levitating Ring
If you're a beginner and want to learn easy magic tricks, you've come to right place. Page 2.
8 Fundamental Sleight of Hand Tricks Every...
Good card magic tricks rely on magic skill, specific moves, also known as "sleight of hand." These card
Five Balloon Animals You Need to Know for Parties
If you want to entertain with balloon animals at a party, here are five balloon animals that you need to know how to make. Learn how to make these quickly and effortlessly, and you'll have the basics to entertain at a party or event.
The Spoon Bend
If you want to learn easy magic tricks, you've come to right place. Page 7.
The Vanishing Bead
Here are some easy tricks that kids can learn that are simple and only require materials that you find around the house. Page 9.
Easy Card Magic Trick: The Spelling Trick
Here's a great card trick that I used to perform when I was just getting started in magic. It requires no sleight of hand, it's baffling and it's easy to learn and perform. I think it's one of the best card magic tricks for beginners.
Easy Magic Trick: How to Do the Magnetic Hand...
In this easy card magic trick, you somehow cause several playing cards to adhere to your hand as if it were a magnet. This one takes some preparation ahead of time, but the results are well worth it.
The Rubber Pencil
Here are some easy magic tricks that kids can learn that are simple and only require materials that you find around the house. Page 2.
Sawing a Lady in Half
Here are some easy tricks that kids can learn that are simple and only require materials that you find around the house. Page 8.
Easy Magic Tricks: How to Do the Magnetic...
Here's a classic easy magic trick. You grab your wrist with your hand and a pencil appears to stick to your hand. When you let go, the pencil drops. At the end, your spectators can examine the pencil.
The Vanishing Toothpick
If you want to learn easy magic tricks, you've come to right place. Page 3.
5 Easy (and Impressive) Magic Tricks for Kids
With just a deck of cards, a kid can quickly learn and perform one of our easy magic tricks with playing cards. Here are the best easy magic tricks with playing cards that are perfect for kids.
The Rising Card
If you want to learn easy magic tricks, you've come to right place. Page 4.
How to Make a Flower Balloon Animal
The flower balloon animal is a cute, crowd-pleasing balloon animal/sculpture. Note that this lesson is the first of two parts. Here I teach you how to make the petals of the flowers. In part two, you will learn how to make and add the stem.
Easy Mind Reading & Prediction Tricks
If you want to read minds or make a wild prediction that somehow comes true, here's a collection of easy tricks that you can learn and perform for your friends. You'll find some winners here. But hey, you already knew that, right?
Finding a Spectator's Card
With just a deck of cards, you have lots of magic options. Among the many card tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are our favorites. Page 5.
How to Make Flower Balloon Animals
Want to make a flower out of a balloons - a balloon flower? You can learn several variations here. The flower balloon animal is a cute, crowd-pleasing balloon animal/sculpture.
Easy Magic Tricks: The Magnetic Pencil 2
If you're a beginner and want to learn easy magic tricks, you've come to right place. Page 6.
Easy Magic Tricks for Kids: The Spoon Bend
Here's a classic trick that every smart aleck needs to know. You grab any spoon, press down on it with your hands and appear to bend the spoon. As your stunned spectators register what you just did (the gall of you!), you lift up the spoon and show that it is unbent, just as you found it.
Easy Magic Tricks For Kids With Coins
Here are the best easy magic tricks with coins that are perfect for kids. These coin tricks are easy to learn and perform. Some do require props that are easy to make from common materials found around the house.
How to Make Balloon Hats
Want to learn how to make hats out of balloons? On this page, we teach you how to make colorful balloon hats that will be great for party guests and favors.
The Jumping Rubberband
Here are some easy tricks that kids can learn that are simple and only require materials that you find around the house. Page 6.
The Jumping Paper Clips
Here are some easy tricks that kids can learn that are simple and only require materials that you find around the house. Page 4.
Cold as Ice
Here are some easy tricks that kids can learn that are simple and only require materials that you find around the house. Page 7.
The Clipped Card
Here are some easy tricks that kids can learn that are simple and only require materials that you find around the house. Page 5.
How to Make a Rabbit or Bunny Balloon Animal
Twisting a rabbit or bunny balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can twist a bunny. As with all balloons, it's all about proportions.
16 Super Simple Magic Tricks for Kids
Among the many easy magic tricks that I teach here at Magic.About.com, there are many that I feel are particularly good for young kids to learn and perform. In general, the magic tricks have to be easy understand, simple to learn and perform and employ materials that kids and parents have around the house. So here, in my opinion, are the best easy magic tricks for kids.
Easy Magic Trick: The Floating or Levitating Cup
This is a first rate floating cup trick for beginners and kids. It all happens courtesy of a gimmicked cup that you can easily make and a bit of an illusion with your hands when you perform the trick. I offer instructions here.
Easy Magic Tricks: The Vanishing Toothpick
In this easy magic trick, you cause a toothpick that you're holding in your hand to quickly vanish. At the end, you're holding your fingers wide apart.
Rising Card
With just a deck of cards, you have lots of magic options. Among the many card tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are our favorites. Page 3.
Easy Magic: Finding a Spectator’s Card
A classic plot in card magic, you ask a spectator to select a card. You lose the card in the deck and then later find it. We teach a basic technique for locating a spectator’s card.
The Color Card Prediction
With just a deck of cards, you have lots of magic options. Among the many card tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are our favorites.
Easy Magic Tricks With Money and Coins
Here are easy magic tricks that you can perform with coins and money that are perfect for beginners.
How to Make a Monkey Balloon Animal
Here's a great balloon animal that looks like a monkey. Not only is it a great balloon on its own, it offers lots of possibilities. Learn how to make this proven crowd pleaser.
Do As I Do
With just a deck of cards, you have lots of magic options. Among the many card tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are our favorites. Page 6.
Easy Magic: How to Vanish a Coin and Make it...
Here are easy techniques and props that will allow you to make a coin mysteriously vanish.
How to Make a Balloon Sword
This is the basic sword balloon animal that is easy to learn and twist. You'll find that kids, especially boys, love these swords.
Vanishing a Coin With Rings
Here's a great way to vanish a coin. Two rings and a playing card are shown on a table. The rings and coins are stacked on top of a coin. When a ring and the card is removed, the coin has completely vanished. The rings and cards are stacked back onto the coin and removed, and the coin returns. There's some preparation to perform this one, but it's visual and ultra-easy to perform. Page 8.
How to Make a Sword Saber Balloon Animal
Here's a different balloon animal sword that is drastically different from the others and among the easiest balloon sculptures to make. If you're a beginner, this is probably one of the first balloon animals you should attempt.
The Necklace
Here are some easy tricks that kids can learn that are simple and only require materials that you find around the house. Page 3.
Easy Magic Tricks: The Jumping Rubberband
A rubber band mysteriously jumps from your pinkie and ring fingers to the first and middle fingers of the same hand and then back again. All you need is a rubberband.
Science Magic Trick - Vanishing Water
In this science magic trick, you cause some water that you have poured into a cup to magically vanish, as if into thin air. This is one of those science magic tricks that is based on a scientific principle that you don’t tell spectators about, as opposed to being a demonstration of a scientific concept that appears to be magic.
Exposed: Blaine Levitation - Part 2
On his first magic special on TV, David Blaine walked away from a crowd, stood with his back to the crowd and lifted off the ground some two feet, to the amazement of the spectators. How could Blaine do this? Was it pure magic? Read on to find out. Page 2.
Easy Magic Trick: The Reversed Card
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.
Cut and Restored String
If you're a beginner and want to learn easy magic tricks, you've come to right place. Page 11.
Easy Magic Tricks: How to Do the "Count Card"...
What makes this trick stand apart from others is that the handling on the magician's part is minimal, and the spectator practically finds the card himself.
Easy Card Tricks for Kids: Simple Monte 2
Here's a great card magic trick that is easy to make and perform and it's great for kids. It's actually something of a baffler that leaves spectators scratching their heads. You'll undoubtedly have fun with this one.
The Five Best Magic Tricks for Serious Beginners
For the serious beginner in magic, here are excellent tricks that are easy to learn and perform, inexpensive and can form an early foundation in magic technique and presentation.
Easy Trick: Sawing a Lady in Half
Alright, this is not a version of the big stage illusion where a magician appears to saw a lady in half. But you can make this version out of an envelope and paper and it won’t cost you thousands of dollars. And you won't even need a brave volunteer.
Magic Tricks for Kids: The Vanishing Bead
Here's a basic vanish that's easy to perform and particularly good for young kids. In this magic trick, all you need is a paper cup and bead.
The Magic Coin Dish
If you're a beginner and want to learn easy magic tricks, you've come to right place. Page 10.
The Rising Card - Method 2
With just a deck of cards, you have lots of magic options. Among the many card tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are our favorites. Page 4.
Easy Card Magic Trick: The Mind Read and...
Here's a great card trick that is easy to learn and perform, is baffling, involves spectators, comes with built-in humor and has a plot twist that builds to a climax. I think it's one of the best card magic tricks for beginners.
Easy Magic Trick: The Vanishing Coin
Here's a different way to make a coin disappear. Most of this trick relies on a clever gimmick that you make beforehand.
The Reversed Card
With just a deck of cards, you have lots of magic options. Among the many card tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are our favorites. Page 11.
How to Twist a Giraffe Balloon Animal
Twisting a giraffe balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. In fact, a giraffe, in the balloon world, is pretty much just a dog balloon with a long neck. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can make a giraffe.
Learn How to Perform the One-Handed Cut for...
A flashy card move that will augment your card magic tricks, the one-handed cut allows you to hold a deck in one hand, break it apart into two halves and exchange their positions. The one-handed cut is also known as the Charlier cut.
Easy Magic Card Trick: Learn How to Dowse for a...
Easy Magic Card Trick: Learn How to Dowse for a Playing Card
Easy Magic: The Coin Vanish-2
In this easy trick, a coin is placed into a handkerchief where it mysteriously disappears. You can perform this one just about anytime, anywhere. All you need is a quarter and a handkerchief, and that special secret.
How to Make a Basic Balloon Twist
Here's the basic balloon twist that is the foundation for everything that you make in the art of balloon twisting. This skill allows you separate a balloon into segments that form your creations.
How to Make a Balloon Lock Twist
After the basic twist, the second fundamental skill in balloon twisting is the lock twist, which you'll learn here.
Dealing a Royal Flush
If you want to learn easy magic tricks, you've come to right place. Page 12.
Easy Magic Tricks: Incredible Spelling
In this trick, you take a packet of cards that contains the ace through king of a single suit, and by simply spelling the name of each card (ace, two, three...etc), you reveal each card in order. The kicker is that you are placing the in-between cards back underneath the pile. It’s not really a magic trick, but a fairly impressive mathematical stunt. Give this one a try. You’ll have fun with it.
Magician David Copperfield
The best known and richest magician - he ranks among the wealthiest of all entertainers-David Copperfield is a household name. He is known to millions through his numerous television specials over the last couple of decades and he continues to tour, taking his show around the country.
Easy Trick: Cutting to the Aces
With just a deck of cards, you have lots of magic options. Among the many card tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are our favorites. Page 8.
The Best Easy Magic Tricks to Perform at a Party
What makes for great magic to perform at a party? The effect has to play to more than just a couple of people. And even better, the trick features interaction with many people. Here then, are some of the best easy magic tricks that you can quickly learn and perform at your next party. You might even become the life of the party.
Incredible Spelling
With just a deck of cards, you have lots of magic options. Among the many card tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are our favorites. Page 12.
How to Make a Saber Sword Balloon Version 2
Here's an enhanced version of a saber sword balloon. You'll notice extra details on the handle that make this one more attractive. It's sure to be popular with youngsters at parties.
How to Make a Tiger Balloon Animal
Here's a nice tiger balloon animal. You can tackle this one after you've mastered the basic dog balloon. While the body is the same as that of a dog balloon animal, the head is far more detailed and the addition of the stripes makes it quite whimsical.
Easy Magic: The Nine- or 21-Card Trick
This well known sequence allows a person to discover a spectator’s card simply by dealing cards. Simply follow the instructions. If you like, you may adapt this sequence to work with a pack of 21-cards.
Basic Technique: The Coin Vanish
This basic magic technique allows you to make a coin seemingly disappear. It&'s a basic sleight-of-hand move that is well known among magicians.
Exposed: Blaine Levitation
On his first magic special on TV, David Blaine walked away from a crowd, stood with his back to the crowd and lifted off the ground some two feet, to the amazement of the spectators. How could Blaine do this? Was it pure magic? Read on to find out.
Simple Tricks for Beginners: Our Favorites
If you want to pursue magic, you'll want to learn some simple tricks. Here at Magic & Illusion, we explain lots of tricks that use everyday, common, household materials and require no complicated sleight-of-hand. We also offer clear, step-by-step instructions so you may quickly learn the tricks and perform them for your friends. These tricks have been specifically selected for beginners.
The Ten Best Close-Up Magicians
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Easy Magic Tricks: The Clipped Card
This effect is more of a puzzle than a magic trick. It's a fun exercise in perception and can act as an introduction to a card trick or an effect where you explain the difference between illusion and reality.
Aces From Your Pocket
With just a deck of cards, you have lots of magic options. Among the many card tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are our favorites. Page 7.
Easy Trick: Cold as Ice
You pour some water into a cup. You utter some secret words and when you turn over the cup, all that comes out is a chunk of ice. This one is super easy with the secret and a little setup.
Beginner's Guide to Card Flourishes
Card flourishes are flashy, attention-getting moves that magicians can perform as part of a card routine. Flourishes include: fancy cuts and shuffles, card fans, arm spreads and more. If you want to learn card flourishes, here’s just about everything that you need to know to get started.
Easy Magic Trick, Mentalism Prediction
Here’s an easy magic trick, a mentalism-style prediction, which is great for kids and beginners. Here you accurately predict an object that a spectator will select from six that you have on display - a free choice. The trick is completely impromptu - all you need to do is collect six different objects - and at the end, you’re clean. And this one is easy to learn and perform.
False Cut for Card Magic Tricks, Version 1
To support your card magic tricks, here's a cool " false cut " - an apparent cut of the deck that leaves
Easy Magic: The Jumping Paper Clips
This classic trick is great for young kids and just about every magician has played with it. In the effect, a pair of paper clips are attached to a dollar bill. After pulling the ends of the dollar bill, the paper clips link and jump from the dollar.
How to Make a Flower Balloon Hat
Here's a fun flower balloon hat that you can easily make. I offer all of the instructions that you need to make this popular and colorful balloon sculpture.
Easy Magic Trick: Coin Dish
Here's a way to magically multiply money. In the trick, you have a spectator carefully count several coins into a dish, which you pour back into his hand. When he opens his hand later, he'll find more coins then he originally counted.
The Eight Mistakes of David Blaine and John...
Escape artist and illusionist Lovell is still chasing David Blaine and psychic John Edwards. In his latest release, Lovell lists eight mistakes by the performers. As before, when Blaine was making news with his water immersion stunt, Lovell continues to criticize “Blaine’s lackluster performances, beginner-level stunts, manipulation of his audience and overall mockery of the magic industry.”
Famous Magicians in History
It's said that everyone stands on the shoulders of their predecessors. This is certainly the case with the art of magic. Here then, are biographies of famous magicians from throughout history.
Easy Trick: Mind Reader
A spectator shuffles a deck of cards and memorizes the card at the bottom of the deck. So you can't see the selected card, the deck is slipped back into its box. After a bit of mumbo-jumbo, psycho-babble, you’re able to tell the spectator the exact card that he is thinking of.
Balloons for Balloon Animals
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Learn How to Shuffle for Card Magic Tricks
If you're performing card magic tricks, you'll want to know how to perform a basic shuffle. Learn this shuffle and follow it with the bridge, and you'll have a flashy move that will enhance your card magic. And you'll also look good next time you're playing poker or any other card game.
How to Quickly Make a Flower Balloon Animal
If you already know how to make a basic flower balloon animal, here's how the pros quickly make the petal portion of a flower balloon. Note that this technique is an advanced one that requires lots of practice and considerable hand strength.
Easy Magic Tricks Dealing a Royal Flush
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.
Basics of How to Make Balloon Animals
If you're getting started in balloon twisting and making balloon animals, here's everything that you need to learn, as well as instructions on how to make the best known balloon animals.
The Nine- or 21-Card Trick
With just a deck of cards, you have lots of magic options. Among the many card tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are our favorites. Page 10.
Vanishing a Coin
Here are easy magic tricks that you can perform with money and are perfect for beginners.
Complete Course in Balloon Animals for Beginners
Here's a complete course in how to make balloon animals for beginners. From why you should learn to make balloon animals, to the types of balloons to use, to the pumps, various techniques to make balloon animals, and finally, step by step instructions for the balloon animals themselves.
Easy Tricks: The Best of the Predictions
In this compilation, we’ve put together the best of our prediction tricks. We offer lots of effects and diabolical methods.
Easy Magic Tricks: Vanishing a Coin With Rings
Here’s a great way to vanish a coin. Two rings and a playing card are shown on a table. The rings and playing card are stacked on top of a coin. When a ring and the card are removed, the coin has completely vanished. The rings and card are stacked back onto the coin and removed, and the coin returns. There’s some preparation to perform this one, but it’s visual and ultra-easy to do.
Mind Reader
With just a deck of cards, you have lots of magic options. Among the many card tricks that we have explained in our library of easy tricks, here are our favorites. Page 13.
Easy Magic: The Color Spelling Trick
If you want to read minds or make wild predictions that somehow come true, here's a collection of easy tricks that you can learn and perform for your friends. You'll find some winners here. But hey, you already knew that, right?
Easy Magic Tricks: The Necklace
In this effect, three beads appear to pass right through a string and release themselves. This one is easy to make and perform, and at the end, everything can be handed out for examination.
Magic Technique: The Pivot Cut
Here's an impressive way to cut a deck of cards. It's a nice flourish that shows that you know how to handle cards.
The Floating Metal Science Magic Trick
Can one float metal, for example, a paper clip, on water? In this science magic trick, you’ll learn how.
How to Make a Balloon Fold Twist
Like the basic twist and lock twist, the fold twist is a fundamental twist in making balloon animals. It is also the foundational twist to make a sword balloon animal.
How to Learn Magic Tricks
Want to learn magic tricks? If you have a true love for the art of magic, the next step is learn magic tricks, develop presentations for them and get your feet wet standing in front of and performing for audiences. Here's just about everything that you need to successfully learn and perform magic tricks.
How to Make an Elephant Balloon Animal
Here's a balloon animal that will prove to be quite popular. It's an elephant that's complete with his own trunk and ready to be part of the herd.
Easy Magic Tricks: The Bill Roll
In this effect you clearly roll two bills together on a table. And when you unroll them, the bills have traded places-the bill that was previously on top is now on the bottom and vice versa. This simple effect is easy to learn and perform. All you need are two bills of different denominations and there are no gimmicks, fancy moves or extra devices.
Easy Magic Tricks for Beginners: Floating Match
If you want to levitate an object and cause it to seemingly float in the air, here's a low cost trick that you can purchase from most magic dealers. This one is particularly good for beginners because it is easy to learn and perform.
Easy Magic Trick: The Quick Change Card
Here's an easy magic card trick. When you reveal the spectator's selected card, one card quickly turns into the chosen one.
Best Easy Magic Card Trick, How to Cut to the...
Here's one of the best ways, an easy magic trick, for a beginner to seemingly cut to the aces in the deck. If you like, you can cut to the aces or your friend can be made to cut the aces. Of course, it's just a free and easy magic trick that is great for beginners and kids. How would you like to be able to do this in a game of poker?
How to Make a Pinch Twist
The pinch twist is often used as ears on balloon animals, as well as a stabilizer for some sculptures. It's a useful twist to know.
Science Magic Trick - Steel Straw
In this science magic trick, you cause an ordinary straw to penetrate deeply into an apple by simply thrusting the straw. How did the straw become so strong? Was it a magic trick, or science? If you've got great aim and technique, you can actually cause an ordinary straw to completely pass through the apple.
Easy Magic Tricks: Dark Magic
Here’s a great trick to perform at a party. You ask someone to select an item while you’re out of the room, tell everyone else which item was selected and leave it in place. When you return, another person goes from object to object touching them in a random order. When the person touches the chosen object, you’re able to tell everyone that this is the selected object.
Card Magic Tricks - Learn the Hindu Shuffle Force
The Hindu Shuffle is legitimate shuffle that mixes the cards in a deck as well as a move that lends itself to card magic tricks to maintain the order of part of the deck or force a card. In this lesson, you'll learn how to force a card using the Hindu shuffle, both in step-by-step instructions and via video.
Famous Magicians
Copperfield? Blaine? Angel? Want to learn information about the best known magicians? Here's information on famous magicians as well as links to key stories.
Magic Boomerangs
If you're a beginner and want to learn easy magic tricks, you've come to right place. Page 9.
Easy Magic: That Thumb Thing
Here's an age-old trick that you can do anytime, anywhere. In an instant, you seemingly pull your thumb apart and then put it back together again. If you're an uncle or grandpa, you almost have to learn this trick to tease the kids. And if you want to truly torment a professional magician, show this trick and ask him if he knows how you did it.
Learn the Best Impromptu Magic Tricks for...
Impromptu magic tricks are those that you can literally perform at a drop of a hat. It’s performing magic with whatever it is that you have around, and the tricks here are easy so they’re great for beginners and kids. So next time you’re in a situation where someone asks you to perform a magic trick, be ready all of the time with the best, easy magic tricks on this page.
Easy Magic: The Cut and Restored String
Here's a classic trick for beginners, a variation on the cut and restored plot, which involves shearing a string in half as it resides in a straw and then restoring the string so it's whole again. Even though the string is inside the straw and you've cut the straw in half, the string is somehow untouched.

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