Among the many easy magic tricks that I teach here at Magic.About.com, there are many that I feel are particularly good for young kids to learn and perform. In general, the magic tricks have to be easy understand, simple to learn and perform and employ materials that kids and parents have around the house. So here, in my opinion, are the best easy magic tricks for kids.
Creating some gentle mischief is part of your Christmas elf's charm - have fun coming up with creative ideas for tricks your elf can play on the kids! Simple ideas include dropping green food colouring into milk, turning the toilet water glittery, setting up a 'zip wire' for the elves to play on, rearranging things, or spilling cereal on the shelf.