Hot Prop Tricks Posts

How To: Breathe fire

You want learn how to fire breath? This how-to video has 6 easy steps that anyone can do and it's safe. You need corn starch, water and a flame. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to breathe fire. You'll be able to find work as a carnie in these tough economic times.

How To: Perform the "floating can" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Floating Can Have you ever heard of the Masked Magician? With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician (Val Valentino) revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. Valentino creates “the magic” then proceeds to reveal the reality of the illusions before a captivated television audience.

How To: Do the Criss Angel disappearing coin trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the drop coin vanish magic trick. The magician begin by holding onto a coin and shows the audience that the other hands is empty. Then the magician takes the coin with the other hand and starts to rub it. When he opens his hand, the coin has been vanished. To do this trick, hold onto the coin in between your thumb, index and middle fingers. The coin should be down about half way. They key is to create an illusion that you're taking the coin, whe...

How To: Perform the "coin through sugar packet" magic trick

The goal of this video tutorial is to teach you how to perform the "coin through sugar packet" magic trick. This instructional is to help anyone wanting to be a magician, helping you understand technique and presentation of simple but effective illusions. These tricks are pretty easy, but with time, practice and patience you will be able to amaze your friends and your family. Learn the coin through a sugar packet magic prop trick.

How To: Make a homemade fire ball

Goodness gracious—miniscule balls of fire! This video presents a guide to preparing small combustible balls of fabric — fireballs that, if you have no regard for your personal safety or that of those around you, can be held in the palm of your hand! For a complete overview of the process, watch this free video pyromaniac's guide.

How To: Get yourself out of thumbcuffs

Daniel Martin, a magician and escape artist, explains his technique for getting out of thumbcuffs. Disclaimer: We're pretty sure it's not illegal to know HOW to escape from thumbcuffs... but we're 100% sure it's illegal to actually escape when detained by law enforcement (just sayin').

How To: Do a sonic reverse pen spinning magic trick

Need a few lessons on pen spinning? Check out this magic trick tutorial video to learn how to do a sonic reverse trick. You'll need to know how to do a basic sonic for this trick (preferrably without the thumb flap). Practice a few of the techniques this video shows that will have you pen spinning like a pro.

How To: Perform the Jumping Ring Trick

OK, don't use this video to propose to your future wife, but DO try this video to impress your friends and family. You'll need a ring and an audience and you'll be able to show them how the ring jumps off one finger to another. It's magic!

How To: Do the Chinese sticks magic trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the Chinese sticks magic trick. The magician begins by showing the audience the two Chinese sticks together. When he pull the string down on one side, the other one goes up. Do this a few times to make the audience believe there is a string between the sticks. Then separate the two sticks to show the audience that there is no string between the sticks. But the magician is still able to pull the string down on one side and the other side will go ...

How To: Perform the magnetic paper clips magic trick

Have fun performing this trick at school…all you'll need are a couple of paper clips! You will need two paper clips and a magnet. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors, so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks. 1. Hide the magnet underneath the fingers of your right hand by curling your fingertip over it. Magicians call this a finger palm.

How To: Make a hot air balloon shape using a rubberband

In this video tutorial Slipperypiggy5 shows an easy way to make a hot air balloon with a rubber band. Take a rubber band put one end on the thumb and the other on the little finger of left hand. With the right hand's finger (index finger) make a twist in the middle and put it on the middle finger of left. Take one part of the loop from the little finger and put it on the thumb and do vice versa. Hold the middle part with right hands index finger and release all loops of thumb and little finge...

How To: Perform a great rope escape magic trick

Grab a friend and get ready to perform some magic! The Great Rope Escape is sure to amaze your audience! You will need a rope (two pieces, each roughly 3 feet long). Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks.