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martinjmac
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Hi,
I would like to know if there is any kind of magic trick or illusion that kids could build and then perform?
Thanks
-Martin- Smile
Jeff Dial
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Victory Carton Illusion by Gen Grant.

Check it out in the Mark Wilson Course in Magic.
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Magicduck
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A square circle would be perfect. All you need can be built simply, and a coffee can for the outer tube and a smaller juice can for the inner tube work great. Get some felt and build a wooden outer box, or get an appropriate cardboard outer box and you are set.
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Either Mark Wilson Course in Magic or the encylopedia of magic by the same author have many easy to build illusions for kids.

Darwin also has both a book and video on building illusions for a $20-$1.00 budget. the video is easier to follow but the book has 2-3 times more stuff and is cheaper.

Hope this helps,


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Peter Eldin's book: The Magic Handbook has some illusions for kids as well. A sword box using brooms is one; and I think maybe the victory cartons are in there as well, in addition to a bunch of parlor and close-up tricks. A great resource for kids or beginners!
Dr. TORA
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"Grant's Victory Carton Illusions" can be purchased from abbott's at 5 dollars and it has dozens of suggestions. The printing quality is low but the ideas are nice.
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MagicAL47
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I am eleven years old and perform kids shows for right now. I would like to build an easy and cheap illusion like a suspension or something of that sort. Any suggestions??
~Magic-Al~
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are these one man illusions or do you have an assistant?

Bryan
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