From Facepainter to Magician Download Your Free Resource: Going Into Facepainting Lecture by Julia HuffakerClick here to get your Going Into Facepainting by Julia Huffaker Welcome to Season 6 chapter 130 of the Kids Entertainer Podcast! Julia Huffaker is our guest in this episode today. Today we talked about how she started Facepainting and how…

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Knowing a Trick is Ready and Requests to Stay Longer Welcome to episode 114 of Season 5 of the Kids Entertainer Hub! Regina Martinez is back to co-host with Zivi in this spectacular show. Today we talked about how to determine whether a trick is ready to be performed or not and how to ask…

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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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Kids Entertainer Podcast 088 with Sean Taylor: Magic Retail, Appearing and Disappearing Tricks, and More

Magic Retail, Appearing and Disappearing Tricks, and More: Insights into the Magic Shop Business and Tricks That Never Go Out of Style Wondering how it is to run a magic retail business? Former magic shop owner, magic routines creator, and lecturer Sean Taylor shares his inside knowledge and insights into the industry. Listen to the…

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Do You Need to Learn All Types of Magic: Tips for Starting Magicians

In my previous post for the Tips for Starting Magicians series, I discussed how many tricks you need to be a magician. Unlike that post where I could only give you a vague answer, here I can comfortably tell you no. No, you don’t need to be well-versed in all facets of magic to be…

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How Many Tricks Do You Need to Be a Magician

In my last post for this Tips for Starting Magicians series, I discussed what to keep in mind when choosing the tricks for your first magic show. Now I’ll focus on a question that many who are thinking of trying their hand at magic ask: how many tricks do you need to be a magician?

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Where to Find the Best Magic Tricks Part 2: Tips for Starting Magicians

Last time I talked about where you can find good, reliable, and audience-pleasing commercial tricks. In this article, we’ll talk about other things you have to remember when selecting magic tricks for your first show. Having a list of tried-and-tested tricks is a good starting point, but I would say slow down a moment. There…

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Looking for a great DIY magic trick? Here’s one by one of our favourite experienced children’s entertainers and educators, Jim Kleefeld. Jim is the author of multiple theme show magic books, and the following storytelling magic routine is taken from his book Dream Magic. We will hear more about and from Jim next week as…

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Creative Learning Is Magic: Educational Magic for Kids Entertainers

In my previous post, I shared how to do the educational 21-Card Trick. In this post, I’ll detail how, with some creativity, we can use magic to educate. “Creativity is the greatest gift of human intelligence. The more complex the world becomes, the more creative we need to be to meet its challenges.” – Sir…

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