Magic is a very special thing. It combines three key elements for strong relationships: mystery, faith, and secrets. Kids will always amaze you by their gullibility and convincing them of anything is easier than shooting fish in a barrel. When they ask incredulously, “how did you do that?” and you reply, “it’s magic,” you may be amazed by their faith in both magic and in you. But wait until you tell them that it’s a secret you’re going to share only with them…
Here are two recommendations if you’d like to get started with magic with a 5-6 year old.
UPDATE: Marvin’s Magic, an English company, appears to have lost distribution in the U.S. I found several at the ToysRUs outlet, but only one SKU remains at Amazon (ToysRUs’ on-line outlet).
- Paul Banas
Founder / Editor