Hot Prop Tricks How-Tos

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 "linking rings" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Linking Rings 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: Perform a jumping paper ball magic trick

This easy trick confuses people, and you can do it now with a just sheet of paper! The spectator believes that the balls of paper are jumping from one hand to the other, when in reality, the magician is just performing a simple sleight of hand. Watch this video magic tutorial and learn how to perform a jumping paper ball trick.

How To: Perform the "rope through the neck" trick

This video starts off with a magician performing a trick that he will teach. You are going to need a length of rope or a scarf to do this trick. The rope or scarf should be about five feet long. Put the rope behind your head so the sides are hanging normally down your chest. You’ll want the rope that is on the left side hanging a little lower then the right. Reach with the right hand and grab the rope high on your chest. With the left hand grab the rope on the right side making sure your left...

How To: Perform the even/uneven ropes magic trick

We see into the future…and you're in front of an audience wowing them with this cool trick! Get ready to learn the Even/Uneven Ropes! All you need is a rope and pair of scissors. You will need 60” of clothesline rope and a pair of scissors. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks.

How To: Make a coin disappear in your hand

There are a million ways to make a coin disappear, but the classic technique in this how-to video is used in hundreds of tricks. This is a simple illusion that every good magician should know. All you need is a large coin and your own two hands. Watch this video magic tutorial and learn how to perform a basic vanishing coin trick.

How To: Perform an amazing mind reading trick

Impress all of your friends with some magic, or as others like to say, illusions. You don't need to be a magician to learn the illusion of magic. See for yourself how easy it is to learn... watch this video tutorial to see how to perform an amazing mind reading trick, where you ask someone to think of number between 50 and 100, where both numbers have to be even numbers, and neither number can be the same. This mind reading trick leaves only six numbers left, essentially turning it into picki...

How To: Perform an invincible balloon magic trick

Your audience will be bursting with excitement when you demonstrate the Invincible Balloon trick! You will need a white or clear balloon, cellophane tape, and a few straight pins. 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. Preparation: Blow up the balloon so that it’s full, but not over-inflate it. Now, place one or two small strips of cellophane tape on the balloon (near the top).

How To: Magically guess a random sentence from a book

In this tutorial, learn the secret behind the magic trick. You know that amazing trick where a magician asks you to choose any line from a book and he will guess it? Well, in this video you will discover the secret behind that very trick. This is much more simple than you would think and anyone can do it with the right set up. So, check it out and start baffling your buddies.

How To: Perform the "appearing bird" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Appearing Bird 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: Make magic flash paper

Flash paper is used by magicians however it is very expensive to buy, here's how to make it the easy way! This is a perfect prop DIY for making magical paper that ignites easily. Normally you need sulphiric acid. This uses toilet paper, a crushed emergency flare and a camping stove.

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: Link rubber bands trick

In this tutorial, we learn how to link rubber bands trick. To start, you will need to have two rubber bands. After you have these, you will count to '3' and then link the rubber bands together. This is a very simple trick to do, just hold the hands in each of your hands. Then, stretch these apart, putting your thumb on the bottom part of the top rubber band. Then, when you count to '3', you will quickly move and put your middle finger through the other rubber band, making them link together. ...

How To: Perform the "Best Coin Trick in the World"

Hello ladies and gentlemen, Greg Solomon is here today in this video tutorial to teach you how to perform the "Best Coin Trick in the World". He will show for you, and perform for you what many have referred to as the best coin trick there is. Immediately following the performance of this illusion, Greg will reveal to you, and explain to you how the coin illusion is performed.

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