Name of the Magic App and What it Does
"Learn Card Tricks" is a great app for beginner magicians who want to learn some card tricks to show their friends. It's written by Greg McMahan, a professional magician with 36 years experience.
Why I Like It
It is clearly written and very easy to follow. The lessons include videos which make the tricks much easier to learn. Also included are some performing tips and funny gags.
Learning magic tricks and performing them for friends can result in substantial benefits in children’s lives. Areas of improvement include fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, problem solving, self esteem, concentration and public speaking skills among others. Plus, it’s FUN!
Here's what's in the ebook:
* Over 15 tricks & gags - All easy to learn
* Complete instructions for each trick
* Color photos & drawings
* 14 video clips the show exactly how to perform the tricks
* Helpful performing hints & tips
* Comedy gags & skits
* All tricks done with a regular deck of cards and other common items
* Includes a resource guide for further research
* Full text search
* Nighttime viewing mode
- I learned some great card tricks and techniques, including:
- How to make somebody pick the card you want them to pick, but they think they're picking any card they want
- How to find a card after it's been put back in the deck
- Predict what card will be picked at random
Links to Online Video/Demos and Websites
Price for App and More Information
$2.99, compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad. Requires iOS 20 or later.