Hot Prop Tricks How-Tos

How To: Levitate any object

In this tutorial, we learn how to levitate any object. You will need: four batteries, two empty cans, playing card, and a ball of tin foil to do this trick. To start, you will need to first tape two of the same batteries on the side of each of the cans. Then place the cans on opposite sides of the table from each other. After this, bend the playing card so it stands up on the side. Then, roll a small ball of foil up and place it on top. From here, you should be able to lift the cans up and th...

How To: Perform the impossible knot magic trick

Think this trick is impossible? Well think again, as magician Ryan Oakes teaches the secret to Knot Impossible! You will need a length of clothesline rope about 2-3 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. 1. Hold the rope in your right hand, between your thumb and pinky. It should lay across your palm and the ends should extend to the back of your hand.

How To: Make flash paper the easy way

Want to show off using the fancy flames of magicians? This video will show you how to easily make flash paper. To normally make flash paper is a complicated process involving sulphuric acid and nitric acid.. here's an easy way using toilet paper, an old flare and a camping stove.

How To: Perform the "the cut rope" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Cut Rope 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 "the coin fold" trick

In this video, we learn how to perform "the coin fold" trick. First, borrow a quarter and grab a piece of paper. Take the quarter and fold it up inside of the paper. This will prevent you from doing any slide of hand or trickery. Make sure they can see the coin inside of the paper. Next, you will need to take out your magic wand, which is in your back pocket. Wave it over the paper, and the coin should no longer be inside the paper. To do this, you will need to make sure the coin is inside of...

How To: Perform tons of cool magic tricks at the dinner table

In this clip, learn how to do some cool magic tricks at the dinner table to impress your friends and family. This informative tutorial will show you a ton of awesome tricks and let you in on all of the secrets. All you need are items you already have in your kitchen and are normally on the table in nearly every restaurant. Let Justin Kredible take you on a journey of magic in this clip.

How To: Do the "disappearing coin" bar trick

Try out this amazing bar trick… the "vanishing coin". Watch and learn how to make a small coin disappear under a shot glass and then magically reappear. Use this coin trick to hustle your friends or to just impress them. A little glue might just be the secret to disappearances.

How To: Perform the "levitating scarf" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Levitating Scarf 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 the Sonic pen spinning flip trick

Getting tired of performing tricks at the bar with beer bottles? Well, try picking up a pen or a pencil. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform the Sonic pen spinning flip trick. Pen spinning isn't just good for the bar scene, it's also good for the school and work environment. The Sonic Flip can be daunting, but practice makes perfect.

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 a ghostly straw magic trick

Do you believe in ghosts? Well you will after this magic trick. Learn how to wow the crowd with this ghoulish trick. You will need a straw and a smooth table surface. 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. Place the straw on the table.

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: Palm objects for magic tricks

Learn how to perform simple palming techniques from this instructional video. Palming allows a magician to hide objects in the palm of their hand, while creating the illusion of having absolute nothing hidden. Watch this video magic tutorial and find out how to palm hidden objects, like coins, cards, or even poker chips, for any sort of magic trick.

How To: Do the Sliced Banana Trick!

How to do the sliced banana magic trick! Fool your friends and be the life of the party with this awesome magic trick! This video will show you how to cut a banana before you even peel it! All that you will need for this cool trick is a needle and a banana.