The Craft of Magic
When it comes to the craft of magic, we might as well learn from the best. Can you name any famous magicians off the top of your head? Lots of people know about Harry Houdini, but did you know that was actually just his stage name? Have you ever heard of David Copperfield? What about Shin Lim? Not only will you learn about some of these incredible magicians today, you’ll get to see them in action and make your own magic wand!
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Who was the coolest magician you learned about today and why did you find them extra interesting?
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How Long Has Magic Been Around?
Modern magic has been around for about 400 years, but there is proof of magic being performed in Ancient Egypt all the way back in 1700 BC. Check this video out to learn more about how ancient magic has influenced magic today.
The Greatest Magician Ever?
Kids Make Magic
So far, you’ve learned about a bunch of famous adults who were magicians. Now, check out this cool clip of several kid magicians who competed on TV talent shows like America’s Got Talent! Try to channel their charm and showmanship later this week when you have your very own show!
A WANDerful Creation
If you ever look through old photos of magicians doing stage magic, you'll see that many of them used wands to add some flair to their magic shows (and to distract their audiences!). Today, you’re going to create your very own wand with some materials you probably already have around the house.
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