Updated: May 5
It's time to learn some easy magic tricks with a magic wand.
These are great for magic tricks and crafts for kids!
Everything uses household items and is easy to perform without much practice! Plus, it's a lot of fun to learn the secrets!
We'll cover four fantastic magic tricks with magic wands or other similarly shaped objects, like pens or pencils. Some of these tricks require unique props, and we've provided everything you need, including step-by-step instructions below.
Here are the magic wand tricks you'll learn:
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Easy Magic Wand Tricks To Amaze Your Friends
Magicians of all ages can perform magic tricks.
Some tricks need no special preparation and others need to make a particular secret item.
All of the tricks below have step-by-step instructions and use everyday household items.
You can also use other objects like pencils and pens for many of these tricks, and many of these wand tricks can be performed anytime, anywhere!
Get your sparkle ready, and let's learn the first trick!
These Magic Wand Tricks Have No Preparation
When a magician performs magic without preparation, it's called impromptu magic.
These spontaneous tricks can be achieved with objects that are present and available.
Grab a magic wand, pencil, pen, small branch, or similar-sized object and let's learn the Magnetic Wand.
1. The Magnetic Wand
The Effect - The magician shows the audience a magic wand is held firmly in his hands.
To be sure nothing is coming up his sleeve, the magician holds his wrist tightly.
The magic wand sticks to his hand.
The Secret - The magician's other finger secretly holds the magic wand.
Here's how you do the Magnetic Wand trick:
2. The Telekinetic Magic Wand
The Effect - A magic wand floats suspended in mid-air behind a magician's hands.
The wand begins to float around behind his interlocked fingers!
The Secret - If you count all the fingers in the image above-- you will notice the magician is missing two fingers!
Those two fingers hold pinch and hold the magic wand in place.
Magic Wand Tricks With Special Gimmicks
We'll need to make a few special secret items the audience won't see for these following tricks.
Magicians call them gimmicks.
These gimmicks are made with items in most homes, like scissors, glue, thread and paper.
You'll also need to print out the magic wand printout. It's free and easy to make. Download the magic wand PDF here.
Let's learn how to float an object!
3. Floating Magic Wand in Bottle
The Effect - The magician drops a magic wand into an empty soda bottle, and the wand rises to the top of the bottle.
You must make a special magic wand to perform the next trick.
We've provided complete instructions and everything you need below. When you make this magic wand, you'll also be able to present the next trick, the rising ring!
4. The Rising Ring on Magic Wand
The Effect - A ring is borrowed and examined. The magician slides the ring onto a magic wand, and the ring slowly begins to rise to the top of the wand.
The Secret - Here are the details explanations for magic tricks #3 and #4.
Constructing the Special Magic Wand
What You'll Need
Here is what you'll need to construct the special magic wand and thread gimmick.
Download the Magic Wand Printout
Making a magic wand is the perfect way to hide the string. Your audience will never detect it. It's easy to make. It only needs a one-printed piece of paper, scissors, thread and a safety pin.
You can download the printout here Magic Wand Template.
Rising Wand Secret
Here you can see how easy it is to make the magic wand rise.
When you pull the bottle holding the wand further away, the string will tighten and pull the magic wand out of the bottle.
The same action will make a ring float on the magic wand.
Here's the ring rising up the magic wand:
Learn the Growing Magic Wand Magic Trick
Here's a great trick you can make with the magic wand template.
It's easy to perform and included in the one-page magic wand template.
Learn how to perform the growing magic wand trick here.
Do you want to learn other Magic Crafts and DIY home projects? Check out our other magic crafts here.
If you need to make a magic wand, download and print this two-minute magic wand craft.
Magic is a great skill to learn for people of all ages!
In this article, we've shared the secrets to 4 easy magic tricks with wands! A comprehensive guide to performing magic tricks with everyday household items.
We've covered four fantastic magic tricks with magic wands or similar-shaped objects like pens or pencils.
The tricks range from impromptu magic tricks that require no special preparation to tricks that require special gimmicks made from items found in most homes.
The article also includes step-by-step instructions for each trick and free magic wand download, making it easy for magicians of all ages to perform these tricks.
Overall, this article is a great resource for anyone looking to learn easy magic tricks with a magic wand.
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Ryan Joyce is the Executive Director of the Ontario OWOW Magic Festival. Ryan is a professional magician, entertainer and speaker who has performed over 5000+ shows worldwide. He has appeared on Penn & Teller's Fool Us, Canada's Got Talent and every Canadian national television network. He has over 10+ million views on YouTube, Facebook and social media and is trusted by Fortune 500 companies to deliver world-class performance.