25 Free Magic Tricks For Kids
Kids Magic has compiled a list of 25 great magic tricks for you to learn at home. Some of these are really good tricks, and so easy! We have collected only tricks that kids can do, some quick and easy to learn, and some with a little preparation with normal household items. You don’t need any special magic devices to do any of these tricks! We have listed in each tricks description what items you will need. This is a great way to keep everyone entertained at home during the holidays, so without further ado, we present 25 Free Magic Tricks For Kids.
1. The Floating Ketchup Trick
In this video, Mary teaches us the amazing Floating Ketchup Trick. For this trick you only need a plastic bottle filled with water and some ketchup packets! This is a super fun and easy trick to learn. See more about Mary on her website.
2. Milk and Pepper Magic Trick
In this easy magic trick for kids, Mary teaches us a curious magic trick using milk and pepper. For this trick you will need a bowl, some milk, pepper, and some dish washing liquid.
Free Magic Tricks For Kids – Pen & Pencil Tricks
3. Crush A Pen Into Thin Air
Akira and Walker from Junk Drawer Magic have a great series of video to teach free magic tricks for kids! In this episode, the team teach us how to crush a pen into thin air. For this trick you will need: a pen, a paper towel, a piece of paper, a ruler, a box cutter, scissors, double sided tape, and a chop stick (or other long skinny item).
4. The #2 Pencil Trick
This is a great magic trick as it only requires a normal pencil! No setup is involved. It does require a bit of practice to perfect though, so make sure you practice in front of a mirror until you are happy with it. The magician in this video is Roger “Rogue” Quan, who appeared on America’s Got Talent! You can find Rogue on Twitter.
5. How To Move A Pen With Your Mind
This video will teach you the art of telekinesis, or how to move objects with your mind! Here we have magician Rogue teach us this simple trick that requires only a pen or pencil.
6. The Magnetic Pen Cap
Another simple magic trick that requires only a pen. In this video, Rogue teaches us the Magnetic Pen Cap trick.
7. Cap Up The Nose Trick
The guys from Junk Drawer Magic are back to show us a funny magic trick where you appear to vanish a pen cap up your nose! For this magic trick all you need is a pen cap and a hair band. Large pen caps (like on a Sharpie) work best.
Free Magic Tricks For Kids – Coin Tricks
8. Fist Squeeze Coin Vanish
Coin tricks are a classic in magic. Here is an old favourite, make a coin vanish and reappear behind a spectators ear! For this trick all you will need is a coin. Larger coins (like an Australian 20c piece) are ideal.
9. Pass A Coin Through Your Hand
Here is a new coin trick where you don’t vanish a coin, but make it magically penetrate through your hand! For this trick all you need is two identical coins. Two 20c coins work great. The magician in this video is Matt Wayne. You can find more of Matt on his website.
Free Magic Tricks For Kids – Rubber Band Tricks
10. Escape From Rubber Band Cuffs
Rubber band magic tricks are becoming more and more popular. Even if you have never tried magic tricks before, you will be able to learn some amazing and simple magic with regular rubber bands! Here we have Rogue teaching us how to escape from rubber band cuffs. For this trick you will only need two rubber bands.
11. Vanishing Rubber Band Trick
Rogue is back to show us how to vanish a rubber band into thin air! For this trick you will need a bunch of rubber band. Ideally you want them to be the same size and color.
12. Rubber Band Up The Nose
Just like the Vanishing Rubber Band trick, this is a quick and easy rubber band trick. All you need is a bunch of rubber band that are the same size and color.
13. Rubber Band Through Your Thumb
In this video you will learn to take a rubber band, wrap it around your thumb, and then make it magically penetrate through your thumb! This trick requires only one rubber band.
14. The Jumping Rubber Band Trick
This is a favorite trick among the magicians here at Kids Magic! Take a regular rubber band, loop it over two finger, and amaze your audience as the rubber band jumps to your other two fingers. For this trick you only need two rubber bands.
Free Magic Tricks For Kids – At The Table
15. Floating Coffee Cup
Make a Styrofoam cup float from your hands! All you need is a Styrofoam cup to perform this magic trick.
16. Spoon Bending Illusion
Bend a spoon and then magically restore it in moments! You can perform this trick anywhere with any spoon. In this video you will learn how to do magic at the dinner table without any set up. The magician in this video is Julian Mather, and he has a lot of magic tricks for kids on his website.
17. Cup Through The Table Trick
Another great magic trick to perform at the dinner table. For this trick you will need a cup (preferably plastic), a piece of paper (large enough to cover the cup), and a ball (or coin or other item that will fit under the cup). This is a fantastic magic trick that will fool everyone!
Free Magic Tricks For Kids – Gross Magic
18. Bloody Broken Finger Trick
More magic from Akira and Walker at Junk Drawer Magic. We love their craft magic tricks. In this video you will learn how to magically break off your finger and then restore it! For this trick you will need: a sponge, two empty coke bottles, a nail, a hammer, rubber gloves, a cup of water, corn syrup, and some red food coloring.
19. Playing Card Neck Slice
Here’s a magic trick to freak out your friends! This is some magic inspired by freaky magicians like Criss Angel. For this trick you will need two playing cards, two ketchup packets, and a small plastic baggy.
20. Vanishing Soda Trick
Here’s another trick from Junk Drawer Magic. We love the combination of craft and magic that will keep the kids entertained for hours. Fill a paper cup with soda, and then magically make the soda vanish from the cup! For this trick you will need: soda (Coca-Cola or similar), a paper cup, a pencil, napkins, black tape, and cardboard. See more of the Junk Drawer Magic show here.
21. Disappearing Milk Trick
Got Milk? The Junk Drawer Magic team will show you how to make it vanish! For this trick you need: a plastic cup, milk, scissors, a hot glue gun, and an empty soda bottle.
22. Poop Box
Trick your friends into holding poop! Not really, that would be awful. But in this trick you will learn to make the hilarious magical poop box. For this trick you will need scissors, tape, a black marker pen, a chocolate bar, a mini chocolate bar, and some cardboard.
23. Finger Breaker Illusion
Learn how to make a small illusion box called the Finger Stinger. With this device you will be able to make it seem you break your finger in half and then magically restore it. For this trick all you need is an empty soda bottle, scissors, and some black tape.
24. Cut & Restored Headphones
Learn how to cut the cord on your headphones, and magically restore them! For this trick you will need two pairs of headphones that are the same color. Ideally one pair is an old broken pair, as you will have to destroy a pair of headphones for this trick. You will also need scissors, tape, a retractable key-chain, and a safety pin.
25. Magic Phone
Here’s an amazing trick you can do with your mobile phone! Show a picture of a $20 note on your phone, then slide it out of your phone and show a real $20 in your hand! For this trick all you need is your smartphone (like an iPhone) and a $20 note.
That was our 25 Free Magic Tricks For Kids! We hope you have lots of fun at home playing with your new magic skills. This article was compiled by our Head Magician Shade Flamewater. You can see more of Shade Flamewater on his website: www.FlamewaterCircus.com.au