There’s nothing like bringing in a magician for a birthday or school party to add to the level of excitement and enjoyment for the event. Children, with their vivid imaginations seem to thrive as audience members in a magic show. Magic can hold children spellbound and it seems to delight their young minds as they try to figure out how the magician was able to fool their senses.
The best magic tricks for kids usually include those effects that involve them. If the magician can use some of the children to participate in his act, these can be some of the best magic tricks. Children feel important and special when the magician asks them to “say the magic words” or to “wave their magic wand,” especially in front of their friends.
Children are inquisitive and notice every move the magician will make. It’s important for the magician to use his art of misdirection to distract the attention of the kids so that they are unaware of “how” the effect was performed. The best magic tricks for kids leave them amazed and full of wonderment.
Some of the best magic tricks for kids also involve the use of small animals such as baby chicks appearing from under a set of cups where small red balls used to be. Or the classic of all magic tricks – which is pulling a rabbit from a top hat that minutes ago was shown to be empty. Kids like magic tricks that are colorful and noisy. Clinking rings and flashing lights can hold their attention.
Magic tricks for kids are best when they engage the children and have them laughing and truly enjoying the performance. If a magician uses one of the parents and allows the children to be a part of his affect to fool the parent and then makes it as if the kids are friends of the magician, this can be particularly effective.
Finding the best magician for kids magic tricks means finding someone that specializes in “kid magic” as he or she will have the temperament to play to the minds of the young children. Kids magic is best when it’s simple yet fast paced since their attention spans have not yet developed completely.
A talented magician will leave the children spellbound, wanting to know “how it’s done” and even pretending to be the magician. Many a professional magicians today were influenced as children years before, seeing a magician performing a simple magic trick.