Magic tricks are a great way to learn science and mathematics. Some tricks require good deductive reasoning and observations skills. Most require good timing skills. All of them take practice so that they can look as natural and effortless as possible while being performed.
The following resources contain information about magic, tricks you can learn to do with ordinary household items, and famous magicians and illusionists.
Make Your Own Magic Props
Written and video instructions for making a magic trick. Check out ‘Magic Lessons’ for more tricks.
Offers a variety of tricks you can make and do.
How To Do Magic Tricks
Tips for becoming a successful magician and a variety of tricks that use cards, coins and other household materials.
This site offer a library of easy to do magic tricks that use common household materials.
Magic tricks for beginners, hobbyists and pros.
Learn magic tricks that use coins and cards.
Site offers card and coin tricks.
This site offers 219 card tricks and tutorials…and counting.
Site offers tricks done with playing cards.
Illusions you can make yourself.
Turn your handprint into an optical illusion.
Famous Magicians, Illusionists &a
mp; Escape Artists
A video of Dai Vernon’s life can be found in the video section below.
Site offers a short video.
The video section below has more Penn & Teller videos.
Easy Magic Tricks for Everyone 13:16 More
How to do 5 Amazing Magic Tricks with a Straw 6:05
Card Throwing How to Tutorials 2:44
How to Pop/Toss a Playing Card 2:25
How to stick a straw THROUGH a bottle cap! (magic trick explained) 4:36
Doug Henning – Close-Up Magic 5:40
Magician vs Gambler 4:39
Dai Vernon: The Spirit Of Magic 46:22
Siegfried & Roy-blue box 3:10
Siegfried and Roy – The Magic Returns 41:01 (Content may not be suitable for all audiences.)
Siegfried & Roy on Larry King – September 3, 1999 44:47
Magic – Mark Wilson Excalibur Illusion – Magic and Comedy Hour 1984 3:29
The Magic of David Copperfield V: Vanishing the Statue of Liberty (1983) (With Morgan Fairchild) 49:57
Penn & Teller Videos
Penn & Teller MMT EGYPT 50:11
Penn & Teller MMT CHINA 50:11
Penn & Teller MMT INDIA 50:11
Penn & Teller – Don’t Try This at Home (1990) 48:59
Masters of Magic Penn and Teller, Amazing tricks 7:00
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