Welcome Back!

User Name
Not Registered?

Tell us a little about yourself.

My child’s birthday is (for newsletter customization):

Enter an email address:

This is where your newsletters will be delivered to and where GreatDad.com will contact you with your new account information.

father's forum

A place to discuss, learn and share ideas, thoughts and solutions.
Latest Posts

High Density Polyethylene ...
Posts: 1 Views: 43

Chlorine Production Cost A...
Posts: 1 Views: 22

Posts: 1 Views: 78

How do I fix company file ...
Posts: 2 Views: 193

Why Quicken Error Cc-800 O...
Posts: 2 Views: 173

hi mom!

Would you like to share this site with your husband or a friend?

Just enter his email address and your name below and we'll let him know all about GreatDad.com.

His email address
Your Name

GreatDad Magic: More resources

Author GreatDad Writers
Submitted 13-12-2006

Magic TricksDads with a knack of magic are always a hit with kids. Performing a magic trick in front of children is home-grown show business, full of highs and lows, and hits and flops. A Dad is only as good as the last magic trick he performed for the little audience. Like any act faced with dwindling number of encores, Daddy’s Magic Show must be full of new surprises, and at least one new trick to keep the interest going. In short, to keep them happy, Dad’s gotta be snappy!


Fortunately, there is a wealth of information on magic and magic tricks around in cyber space. Here are a few such resources to bail you out when your act starts to get predictable, and you need something new to ensure that your kids consider you the next Houdini:

Also check out:


The Klutz Book of Magic – As usual, the Klutz people put together a compelling low-cost package of tricks for kids (and adults) 8+. This book is especially good because it comes with five physical props in a little kit on the front. Kids, especially the younger ones, love tricks that work right “out of the box.” These tricks are not simple, but the props make them more compelling and won’t frustrate a child on a plane or vacation where “common household items” might not be accessible. The book explains the basics from “palming a quarter” all the way through making a handkerchief disappear.