Card Tricks For Kids

Card Tricks For Kids


Card tricks for kids are always the best choice for your kids to start learning magic tricks. Here are the reasons why.

Whenever kids see a magic show, they always pay attention to it. Why do they like magic so much? Magic tricks are always magical to the kids.When the kids watch a magic performance, they see the magicians can make things disappear and appear  in their hand, making a person floating in the air. But the kids cannot see how the magic tricks performances are carried out and that makes them so curious.

Besides, all the magic performances are always spectacular and colorful. These two reasons are the answer for why magic tricks are always so attractive to the kids.

We all see that magic performances are so mysterious. The magicians show us their bare hands and then suddenly a white pigeon appears. How can they do that? Every magic trick performance needs a lot of effort.

Before a magician is able to perform a magic trick, he has to learn manual dexterity, presentation and theatrical skills, psychology, memory and creativity. And to improve his skills, he has to practice and practice for a long time.

For these reasons, learning a magic trick can help your kids improve many of their skills. If you are looking for some magic tricks easy enough for your kids to learn. In this post, Let us show you some card magic tricks for kids.

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5 Easy Magic Card Tricks For Kids 

These card magic tricks are so easy to learn and they need simple preparation. They will be the perfect magic tricks for your kids to start learning about magic.  

1. Mind reading

Mind reading magic trick is a famous trick. Let this become your kid’s first magic trick. This magic trick  only needs a deck of cards and needs a little sleight of hand when shuffling the cards.

Step 1: Ask your spectators to shuffle the cards.

Step 2: Ask your spectators to choose any cards they want and keep it for themself. Remind them not to let you see what the card is. 

  • While your spectators look at their card, hold the decks in your hand, try to look at the last card fast and naturally so the spectators don’t see it.

Step 3: After your spectators see what the card is, ask them to put the card on top of the decks. 

Step 4: Take the bottom half of the decks and put it on top so that the spectator’s card is under the last card you have seen. Then you start shuffling the cards. Make sure that you don’t separate the two cards. 

(This step will need practice many times. Be patient for a perfect performance. )

Step 5: After finishing shuffling the cards, you spread the cards and look for the card you have memorized. The spectator’s card is next to it.   

2. Spelling card trick

Another magic trick of the most famous card tricks for kids is spelling card trick. You will need a deck of cards and spelling fast in this trick.

Step 1: Ask your spectators to shuffle the cards.

Step 2: Ask your spectators to choose any cards they want and keep it for themself. Remind them not to let you see what the card is. 

  • While your spectators look at their card, hold the decks in your hand, try to look at the last card fast and naturally so the spectators don’t see it.
  • Remember what the card is and that is your card.

Step 3: After your spectators see what the card is, ask them to put the card on top of the decks.

Step 4: Take the bottom half of the decks and put it on top so that the spectator’s card is under your card. Then you start shuffling the cards. Make sure that you don’t separate the two cards.

Step 5: When you are done shuffling the cards,you will turn over all cards one by one and put them into 6 piles.

  • Start putting the cards into 3 piles until you see your card. The next card is the one that your spectator chose. Put it into the 4th pile and keep turning over the card one by one.
  • Spelling the card’s name as you turn over one card for each letter into the 5th pile and 6th pile. Then you can put the rest cards into the others pile.

Step 6:  Put the 5th pile and 6th pile, which are spelling the spectator card name, on top of the 4th pile with their faces down. Then collect the others piles at the bottom.

Now what you gonna do is spelling your spectator card name and turn over one card for each letter and the card will appear.

3. “I found your card”

For this trick, you need 21 cards. It can be any card of the decks and It should be shuffled so well.

  • Step 1: Have your spectator choose a card. You should look away when they choose. Ask them to remember and return the card.
  • Step 2: Shuffle the cards again to show that their card is lost.
  • Step 3: Now what you gonna do is deal out the cards into 3 piles. Ask your spectator to watch where the card is but don’t tell you that.
  • Step 4: After you are done, ask your spectator where the card is. Then pick the cards up and make sure the pile which has the card is in the middle of the other two. 
  • Step 5: Repeat step 3 and step 4 two more times. Then you count exactly 11 cards, and the 11th card is the card you should find. 

This trick is completely based on math. Your kids don’t need any special skill to do it. They can do it anywhere they like, this easy trick still looks so cool. If your kids didn’t know about any magic trick, this can be a great start for them.

4. Queens on top

The last easy magic card tricks for kids in this post is a super simple trick. It only needs a little set up. 

  • Step 1: You need a deck of cards and put the 4 queens on the top.
  • Step 2: dealing out the card and asking the spectator to say stop whenever they want.
  • Step 3: dealing the cards into 4 piles. Ask them to guest if there is any queen on top of the 4 piles. They will be surprised when they see 4 queens are on top of the piles.

How to learn card magic tricks

There are two ways that the kids can learn the card tricks. 

Watch video

If your kid is too young for reading, you can show them the instruction video. They can follow what the instructor does and find out their way to do the magic tricks. 

Read instructions

The kids can watch the instruction video to learn the magic faster. But reading the instructions can help them be more creative. Reading instructions make your kids think and imagine how to do the tricks. They will understand how the tricks work. If they see another magic trick, they may find out how to do the tricks without the instructions.

Either watch instruction video or read the instruction, the kids need practice to be able to do the tricks. Don’t forget to remind them to be patient and practice till they can do it.

Benefit of card tricks for kids

  • Learning card magic tricks is very interesting. Your kids can also learn many skills while learning it.
  • To perform the perfect tricks, your kids will have to practice many times. They will learn the patient. Speaking in public is not easy, once they have learned a trick, they will be more confident.
  • Doing magic tricks also requires a lot of skills. Your kid can learn manual dexterity, improve their memory and be creative. 
  • Many card tricks are based on math. Your kids can be more clever and more creative. When they can understand a trick, they can do it in the way they want. 
  • Every kid loves magic. Knowing some tricks can help them get more friends.

Tips

  • Shuffling the cards many times can make your performance more convincing.
  • When you shuffle the card, spectators believe that the card they have chosen is perfectly lost in the deck. It also makes the performance more illusion.
  • This can attract not only kids but also adults.
  • You can make your spectator enjoy the performance by guessing the wrong card a few times.

Though some spectators don’t believe that you can do the magic, guessing the wrong answer is still a little surprise for them. And it will make the performance be even more magical when you finish the tricks.

Conclusion

These easy magic card tricks for kids are easy to learn. They don’t need many skills and preparation.Your kids can learn many skills and knowledge through the tricks. And they can learn and perform it whenever and wherever they want.

Hope you and your kids will like these tricks and have a funny moment together.

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