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Children's Magic

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Tommy's Teeth

An entertaining routine with a message for the children. Great for educational shows. Tommy eats too many lollipops and loses all his teeth but with the help of the audience everything is returned to normal.

£75
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Racing Snowmen

An alternative version of Racing Camels. Great fun for Children and adults.

£60
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Treasure Chest Rabbit Production

A great puppet routine culminating in the production of a Rabbit from a previously shown empty Treasure Chest. Also available in a slightly smaller version without the puppet.

£130/150
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Comedy Mop Routine

A fun routine using two comedy dish mops. One is really a Silver Sceptre and the other is the Heads Off Mop. Put the two together and you really have a fun filled routine.

£30
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Balloons Behaving Badly

An idea by David Tomkins. You are trying to make a balloon dog for a child helper but the balloons keep bursting. Then the dog is made by magic.

£75
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Racing Camels

This is a great game - not only for Children's parties but also for family parties or even just adults.

£60
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Ravenous Rabbit

The carrots that are hanging in the shop keep disappearing. Who could be taking them. When the door is removed the final time the culprit is exposed - it it the real live bunny.
 

£150
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Balloon Bar

A great variation on the Monkey Bar using three modelling balloons and a simple piece of wood with three holes.

 

£30
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Mischievous Ropes

A rope routine with lots of business involving white ropes, coloured ropes, dish mops, handkerchiefs and coloured wands. Everything provided.

 

£35
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Performance Barrier

Invaluable to the working performer. This barrier clearly establishes your performing area.

 

From £90
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Large Foam Force Die

A large foam dice which will not roll one of the numbers (either two or four depending on the die purchased). Regular Die to match £12.

 

£15
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Elusive Skeletons

The ever popular Elusive Rabbits but made with skeletons. Great for Pirate parties or at Halloween.

 

£60
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Giant Foam Wands

Set of four foam wands from 50cm to 2 metres. Pack into a 1 metre bag.

 

£90
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Puppet House

A house that your puppet pops in and out of and can stick out of the roof to interact with you.

 

£75/£120
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Stick It

A great bit of business for the Children's Entertainer

 

£15
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Trevor Lewis' Clapometer

A great warm up or running gag for the show. The more the children react the higher the thermometer goes until there is a bang and a shower of streamers.

 

£50
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Michael Diamond's Locked Book of Dark Secrets

A great 7 Keys (only uses 5 actually) routine that does not depend on a faked lock. The mechanism will fascinate you.

 

£80
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Balloon Cabinet Illusion

If you want a compact illusion to close your show look no further. Balloons are pushed through the helper's body culminating in the disappearance of their middle.

 

£325
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Terry Herbert's Wishing Box

A fantastic routine from Terry Herbert. A young assistant wishes for a particular gift and it is produced from a previously shown empty box which plays Happy Birthday while the wish is being granted.

 

£45
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Santa in the Chimney

The Chimney is lifted to reveal a picture of Father Christmas but the three blocks which make up the picture are mixed up. After lots of comedy byplay one of the blocks is vanished and the picture of Father Christmas is correctly formed under the tube.

 

£35
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Race for the Stars

Two children or two teams compete to get all their stars on the tree first. Lots of surprises along the way.

 

£60
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Santa's Chimney Race

Great Christmas routine in which the magician and a child race down the chimney. Despite the magician trying to cheat, the child wins and a present is produced from the previously empty hearth.

 

£65
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Obedient Block

A child's building block slides down a string under the complete control of the performer

 

£30
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Obedient Can

The Obedient Block has proved very popular since its launch (particularly since Dave Allen featured it on his DVD). We now have an Obedient Can (Beans, Tomato Soup or whatever you want).

 

£20
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The Routines below (Card Shop/Fairy Gertrude/Rudolph/Magic Jigsaw/Christmas Trees/Which Witch/Picture Game/Teddy Bears Picnic/Spaceship Shenanigans/Clowning Around) are all based on the same basic prop. Once you have bought the basic prop for £40 you can buy the additional props to do the other routines for £10/£15/£20/etc. Remember that you can not do any of the tricks with just the basic prop)

 

 

Basic Prop - Consists of the 'house' and the gimmicks

£40

 

Card Shop

A great routine leading to the production of a card (eg. birthday) for a child

Props to perform this item if you already have the basic prop

 

£10
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Fairy Gertrude

A cartoon fairy will help you with a trick. Very funny.

Props to perform this item if you already have the basic prop

 

£15
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Rudolph's Nose

Great for Christmas. Rudolph's nose is missing, then he's got a green nose. Things finally come right and he has his famous red nose back.

Props to perform this item if you already have the basic prop

 

£15
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Magic Jigsaw

The pieces to a jigsaw are vanished and the completed jigsaw is found back in the Jigsaw shop

Props to perform this item if you already have the basic prop

 

£20
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Christmas Tree/Lollipop Shop

The children try to guess what colour each of the Christmas trees is but are surprised at the end when the final tree turns out to be Father Christmas.

You are provided with a set of coloured lollipops so you can do the trick all year round.

Props to perform this item if you already have the basic prop

 

£20
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Which Witch

Similar trick to Fairy Gertrude but with a Halloween theme.

 

£15
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Picture Game

A great routine if you use a puppet - particularly a dog.

 

£25
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Teddy Bears' Picnic

The Teddy Bears go off to the woods for a picnic but they stay too long and it gets dark. Fortunately the wizard who lives in the woods gets them safely home. An entertaining trick with a safety message.

 

£30
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Spaceship Shenanigans

A real fun trick where a mouse runs out of cheese and sets off to the moon to get some cheese but unfortunately gets lost and ends up on Mars. After a safe return journey he can not be found but ends up popping out of a piece of cheese.

 

£60
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Clowning Around

A circus related trick involving Clowns and Tigers - great fun.

 

£25
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Sawing Barbi in Half

Saw a lady in half at your children's shows. Great if you use a puppet - let the puppet do the sawing

 

 

£125
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Clown in a Circus Tent

A clown is assembled from 3 blocks but they are in the wrong order. Eventually the head is vanished and the clown is in the circus tent - correctly assembled

Also available as a Skeleton, Alien, Father Christmas, Pirate, whatever you like.

 

£40
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Christmas Stocking Change Bag

A three way change bag ideal for all your Christmas Shows
 

£20
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The Wand-erful Spoon

A great trick from the fertile mind of Chris Wardle. Imaginary ingredients are 'spooned' into an empty drawstring bag. The strings are pulled tight 'to keep the magic in' and when the bag is opened a wand has been produced. This is not a change bag and the children can open the bag and remove the wand themselves. and the cartoon fairy will help you with a trick. Very funny

 

£30
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Poz's Musical Silks Across

A fantastic routine for Children's or Family parties. To say it is a 'silks across' routine could not convey the fun involved.

 

£60
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Rabbit Productions

Various .

 

From £110
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D I Y Dolls House

A fabulous rabbit production from an idea by Paul Kybert. You build a house from flat panels and, when you open the front door there is a rabbit. Can be done surrounded with no hanging bags.

 

£195
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'Tardis' Harbin Box

A Harbin box made like a Tardis. Can be used to produce, change or vanish small objects.

 

£45
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Jigsaw Puzzled

A jigsaw is shown in a frame and the pieces placed into a bag. The pieces all vanish, except one, and the jigsaw is now assembled back in the previously empty frame. However, one piece is missing which proves to be the piece which failed to vanish from the bag. Change bag or similar required.                                  

 

£15
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Noisy Spanner 
Large Size now available (approx 18 inches long) 

A great bit of business for the Children’s Entertainer. Repair a prop or tighten up a child’s arm with a noisy ratchet spanner and lots of children’s laughter.                                      
 

£15
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Numbers Up/ABC Up

Three wooden blocks mysteriously change places several times inside a wooden tube. Eventually, in desperation, you cover two of the blocks with the wooden tube and vanish the third block. When the tube is lifted the vanished block has returned and the three blocks are in the correct order.

 

£35
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Traffic Light Surprise 

Three coloured blocks forming a set of Traffic Lights mysteriously change places several times until, in desperation, the Magician covers two of the blocks with the wooden tube and vanishes the third block. When the tube is lifted the vanished block has returned and the three blocks are in the correct order.

An entertaining trick that can be presented with a road safety theme.

 

£35
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Up, Up and Away

A sucker trick using blocks with a magical climax when the odd coloured block really does rise to the top.

 

£35
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Mutilated Umbrella for the Children’s Entertainer

An umbrella is shown, opened up and displayed to the audience. Having closed it up, it is placed into an umbrella stand and a handle left in full view. Eight silks are produced and placed into a black bag and the magician states that they will be joined together by magic. After shouting the magic word the bag is ripped open to show that the silks have disappeared and the umbrella cover shoots into the air. Where could the silks be and what has happened to the umbrella? The umbrella is removed from the stand and instead of a cover has a silk tied to the end of each spoke. The umbrella is opened up and twirled making a very pleasant sight and getting an immediate reaction from the audience.

 Complete with two umbrellas, umbrella changing stand and all silks

 

£85
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Parcel Passing Pouches

If you organise games for children then you must have a set of these. There are 9 brightly coloured bags with drawstrings that nest inside each other. You can make up a package for ‘Pass the Parcel’ in no time at all. The drawstrings are secured in the bags so they can not be lost and you can make the game go as quickly or slowly as you like by how difficult you make the knots to undo.

 

£35
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Road Safety Bag

Lots of audience participation but with a serious underlying message. The red and green men change places and colour, finally vanishing to appear sewn to the bag.

 

£35
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Lost Amongst Friends

If you are asked to do walkround or close up for smaller children this is ideal. It is also good if performing for a mixed group of adults and small children. A packet of four cards is shown – a well known cartoon character (eg Postman Pat) and three of his friends. Postman Pat is turned face down and one of the friends placed in your pocket. With all the cards face down the children try to find Postman Pat. Repeat as long as you feel comfortable before showing that Postman Pat has vanished and you are holding the three friends. You remove Postman Pat from your pocket. The actual cards will vary from set to set.

 

£5

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Poz's Snowman Trick

An absolutely great routine by Poz based on a trick by Graham Boylan. You build a snowman but his head gets knocked off. You place it in the fridge to save it but the fridge turns out to be the oven and the head melts. The children save the day by throwing imaginary snowballs to make a new head.

 

£85

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Just Chance

Ideal for older children. Three children choose a coloured container leaving one for the birthday child. If they are lucky, and they always are, the birthday child will get the best gift.

Available as beakers (£20), bags (£20) or wooden boxes (£40)

 

£20/£40

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Children's Card Castle

Just like our standard card castles but made from children's snap cards. A standard pack is supplied so that you can force a card. Then when you fail to reveal the name of the chosen card, you produce the card castle saying that the card must be there. The children can not see it but as you turn the castle around the whole of the back is made up of the chosen card. Complete with a pack of the snap cards.

 

£35

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Monkey Bar

The well known sucker trick whereby three ropes hang from a bar. A bangle is tied onto one of the end ropes. As the bar is passed behind the back the bangle jumps from one end to the other. For a climax it jumps onto the middle rope.

 

£20

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Telephone Box Mirror Tube

Looks like just the sort of thing a child would have in their room - a telephone box money box. Place different coloured silks into it and after a wave of the hand a blendo silk or a Union jack can be produced - the silks have vanished. No silks included.

 

£40

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Teddy Bears' Picnic

A fantastic trick for the up to 5's.,based on Ray King's Mr Men Trick. The Teddy Bears go off to the woods for a picnic but end up getting lost. Fortunately a wizard is on hand to get them safely home. A fun trick but with a safety message

 

£65

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Trevor Lewis' Tantalising Traffic Lights

Based on Elusive Rabbits this is a great road safety routine by Trevor with a climax that catches them every time.

 

£65

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School Dinners

Explaining the need for a balanced diet in the light of the recent Jamie Oliver TV series you show four menus - Vegetarian, Fast Food, Traditional and Healthy. Spectator makes a choice of one course from each menu and the total cost matches your prediction that has been on the table from the start.

 

£6
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Wand Tube

Poz's Spotty Wand Tube is a great production of a wand from an empty tube.

 

£20
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Woofle Dust

A great piece of business. Gold dust to any children's entertainer. Shake the container and it makes a comical squeaking noise. Use it just for its comical value or, if you have an object hidden in your hand, use the pretence of getting the woofle dust from your pocket to ditch the hidden object. Available with or without the label.

 
£2.50
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Next Show Board

Great if your are working a shopping centre or a fete so that everyone knows what time the shows will start. Also available in a 'Finishing at' style which is great for balloon modellers who work continuously until a specific time.

 
£50
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Vanishing DVD

A DVD vanishes Die Box style. Loads of involvement from the children

 

£75
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Man in the Moon

A fabulous sucker trick. The children see a moon peeping from over a cloud.  It is then vanished and re-appears peeping from the cloud again before finally shooting into the air. Great fun.

 

£145
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Drawer Box

A great way to produce an object. The box is empty then it is full.

 

£75
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Road Blox

Five different coloured blocks are loaded onto a toy lorry and secured by passing a wooden rod all the way through. Helper chooses two colours and when the lorry is tipped up the chosen colours fall out but the remaining colours remain fixed on the rod.

 

£45
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Wand Drop

A magic wand unrolls to show a playing card or a message of your choice. The End is probably the most popular.

 

£40
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Rabbit from Hat

Everyone talks about a Magician producing a rabbit from a hat but how many have seen it. This is the perfect way to do it – A great comedy routine with no body or other awkward loads.

 

£150
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Pet Shop

Another great Rabbit production routine from Chris Cullen

 

£150
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Sock Bag

A simple premise of your dirty socks being washed by magic. The climax being a washing line being pulled from the wash bag with the socks pegged along it.

 

£50
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Balloon Bag Game

Do you wince when you arrive at a party and find there are balloons all over the hall. Well you will worry no more when you have this prop .

 

£60
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Scoreboards

More and more entertainers are now playing games. If you are doing this in teams then our new scoreboard makes it easy for everyone to know who is in the lead.

 

£25
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Ribbon Tube (Cut and Restored Ribbon)

A ribbon cleanly threaded through a tube is cut in half and immediately restored

£25
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