Posts Tagged ‘kid psychology’

KEH095: How Long Should Your Magic Show Be

Kids Entertainer Podcast 95: How Long Should Your Magic Show Be (Plus Magic Trick Giveaways for Children) - A young girl with an amazed expression

How Long Should Your Magic Show Be? (Plus Magic Trick Giveaways for Children) In this episode, we discuss an often-debated topic among kids and family entertainers: how long should a magic show be? We consider kids’ psychology today and share insights from our own experiences. Furthermore, we share two magic tricks that you can give…

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KEH091: Hospital Entertainment, Managing Challenging Behaviour and Prizes

Kids Entertainer Podcast 91: Hospital Entertainment, Managing Challenging Behaviour and Prizes. A young boy making a funny face with his hands beside each ear.

Hospital Entertainment, Managing Challenging Behaviour and Prizes Managing challenging behaviour is one of the top concerns of any kids and family entertainer. In this episode, we give you strategies that have worked brilliantly for us, and might work for you as well. We also discuss clown doctoring and important guidelines to keep in mind if…

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KEH090: Kickstarting the New Kids Entertainer Podcast

KEH090: Kickstarting the New Kids Entertainer Podcast. A man's hands and feet in a running start position.

Kickstarting the New Kids Entertainer Podcast Welcome to the new season of the Kids Entertainer Podcast! We’re thrilled to be back and we hope you are, too. With our return, we introduce BIG changes aimed to bring you continued inspiration, valuable knowledge and actionable tips that will help your children’s entertainment career to flourish. Ready…

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KEH075: Educational Significance and Magic Workshops: Kids Entertainer Tips for Increasing Your Bottom Line

KEH075 with Tommy Johns: Educational Significance and Magic Workshops: Kids Entertainer Tips for Increasing Your Bottom Line

Educational Significance and Magic Workshops: Kids Entertainer Tips for Increasing Your Bottom Line How is an educational show different from an educationally significant show? Professional kids entertainer and educator Tommy Johns discusses their difference in this podcast and also gives clever, useful tips on creating, offering, and selling magic workshops. There’s a wealth of information…

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KEH074: Social Currency & Meaning: How to Create Empowering Children’s Shows

Kids Entertainer Podcast with Carisa Hendrix_Social Currency & Meaning: How to Create Empowering Children’s Shows

Social Currency & Meaning: How to Create Empowering Children’s Shows In this week’s Kids Entertainer Podcast episode, Guinness World Record holder and all-around entertainer Carisa Hendrix graces us with an interview that is positively brimming with insights and advice on how to create empowering children’s shows. Talking in detail about where to draw inspiration, to…

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How to Perform for Special Needs Children

How to Perform for Special Needs Children

From December 2016 to January of this year, Doug Scheer of Scheer Genius Assembly Shows, together with Kids Entertainer Hub, ran a contest for all Kids Entertainer Podcast listeners. For a chance to win Doug’s hit comedy routine Punctuation Pandemonium, we asked you to share a story of how you connected with a special needs…

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KEH068: How to Work with Children with Special Needs

KEH068 Kids entertainers Doug and Heidi Scheer on how to work with special needs children

How to Work with Children with Special Needs: Tips for Kids Entertainers Doug Scheer, this time with his wife Heidi, is back with an interview on a very relevant topic: working with special needs children during our shows. In this episode, Doug and Heidi share that kids on the spectrum do not need to be in the…

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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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Reaching the Hard-to-Reach Children

Reaching the Hard-to-Reach Children: Tips for Kids Entertainers

Ever struggled working with kids who are extremely shy or who just don’t pay attention? Most probably you have, and if you haven’t yet, it’s almost a certainty you will. That’s why this article by Samuel Boey may prove helpful. Samuel is a speech pathologist/children’s entertainer who has a flair for connecting with children who…

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