Updated: May 28
The Vanishing Pencil is probably one of the easiest magic tricks to perform, yet it still looks AMAZING!
Let's learn it!
This tutorial teaches you everything you need to know to perform this trick yourself or for your kids.
Download the Vanishing Pencil Trick PDF below and follow our step-by-step instructions.
Table of Contents
The magician begins to roll a pencil into a paper napkin. Suddenly the pencil disappears in the crumpled-up napkin.
Watch: Vanishing Pencil
How it's Done
The pencil is made of paper. The ends of a pencil are taped to the specially printed template.
What You'll Need
Printout - Pencil PDF (free download below)
Alternatively, you could use colored construction paper in a hurry.
How to make the Vanishing Pencil gimmick
Trim off the ends of a pencil.
Print out and trim the Vanishing Pencil Template
Roll the cut-out around a pencil
Glue the pencil cut-out to hold it together
Put a small amount of double-sided tape on pencil nubs
Insert the nubs and lightly-adhere the tape
Caution: Always use caution when using sharp objects like scissors
How to perform the Vanishing Pencil
Show the pencil and napkin to your audience
Begin rolling the pencil into the napkin
Once the pencil has been covered entirely, grab the small pencil nibs with your hand
Crumple the napkin
Photos - How to Make the Pencil Gimmick
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Tips & Advice
Always be careful using scissors and sharp objects
Make sure the pencil point is dull
Use double-sided tape to secure the pencil tips to the paper
There are a few items needed to make this trick happen, but as long as you already have your props, this trick can be performed at any time with anyone.
The vanishing pencil magic trick is great because it will leave your audience wondering what just happened.
Download the Vanish Pencil Template & Printout
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