Posts by Ken Kelly

Working with Special Needs Children on Stage

Working with Special Needs Children on Stage

In conjunction with his upcoming podcast and lecture for Kids Entertainer Academy, Doug Scheer, who specialises in school assembly shows, has graciously provided us with his and Heidi Scheer’s excellent article on working with special needs children. The article appeared in Magic Magazine a few years ago, but the information remains as important today as…

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KEH063: How to Win an Audience’s Attention

KEH063 John Kimmons: How to Win an Audience's Attention

How to Win an Audience’s Attention Featured in this week’s podcast episode is the incredibly funny and award-winning entertainer John Kimmons. Here he shares how to win an audience’s attention, what his philosophy on entertaining is, and how he turned a race game into a brilliant routine that wins everybody over. Go click on that…

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KEH062: Highway to Success – Understanding the Business Side of Kids Entertainment

KEH062: Highway to Success – Understanding the Business Side of Kids Entertainment with Elliott Smith

Highway to Success: Understanding the Business Side of Kids Entertainment In this podcast episode, Elliott Smith, co-author of Highway to Success: The Entertainer’s Roadmap to Business, shares practical principles and genius tips that can help you better understand and handle the business side of kids entertainment. If you’re ready to take your business to new…

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KEH059: Make Marketing Fun

Make Marketing Fun Tips on Effective, Genius Marketing for Kids Entertainers With this Make Marketing Fun episode, we start our From the Experts series with a bang. And for this series’ first interview, we have marketing master Silly Scott to share with you how to market yourself and your kids entertainment business in a fun,…

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KEH050: Adding Puppets to Your Kids Show

Adding Puppets to Your Kids Show

Adding Puppets to Your Kids Show: Tips for Children’s Entertainers Looking to Add More to Their Act Ever thought of adding puppets to your kids show? This episode just might give you the nudge you need to give it a try. In this podcast interview, professional magician and ventriloquist Tom Crowl shares the difference that…

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KEH049: Props-Free Kids Games You Can Use

Kids Entertainer Podcast 49: Props-Free Kids Games You Can Use

Props-Free Kids Games You Can Use Take the fun to the next level by adding these super-simple props-free kids games to your show. In this episode, we got civil engineer AND expert games leader Clayton Poland to share not just his go-to games but also the techniques he uses to run children’s games smoothly. Here…

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KEH048: How to Run a Two-Hour Kids Party

Jolly Roger: How to Run a Two-Hour Kids Party

How to Run a Two-Hour Kids Party: Tips for Children’s Entertainers Thinking about offering a two-hour kids party package or already running one yourself? Then this podcast episode is for you. Roger Blakiston, aka Jolly Roger, has been doing two-hour kids shows for over two decades now. In this interview, he goes into details about…

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KEH047: How to Run a Super-Fun Kids Show

KEH047 John Breeds: How to Run a Super-Fun Kids Show

John Breeds – How to Run a Super-Fun Kids Show: Tips for Children’s Entertainers There’s nothing like a fun kids show to give children the time of their life. And to help you ensure that you run an amazing show that your young audiences will be babbling about even after the party, we offer you…

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KEH 046 : Audience Handling Tips for Kids Entertainers

Audience Handling Tips for Kids Entertainers: Podcast Episode with Paul Megram

Audience Handling Tips for Kids Entertainers: How to Manage the Behaviour of the Children—and the Adults—at Your Show Welcome to the second series of the Kids Entertainer Podcast! For our first episode of series 2, we bring you brilliant audience handling tips from the UK’s award-winning children’s entertainer, Paul Megram. Holding the attention of kids…

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