The Best Easy Magic Tricks to Perform at a Party

What makes for great magic tricks at a party? The effect has to play to more than just a couple of people. And even better, the trick features interaction with many people. Here then, are some of the best easy magic tricks that you can quickly learn and perform at your next party. You might even become the life of the party.

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    Dark Magic

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    This may be the best easy magic trick to perform at a party. You ask someone to select an item while you're out of the room, tell everyone else which item was selected and leave it in place. When you return, you're able to identify the selected object.

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    The Film Prediction

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    You ask several people to each name a movie which is written on a slip of paper and placed into a hat. You write down a prediction and set it aside. Another spectator is asked to reach into the hat and randomly pull out a movie title, which is read aloud. When your prediction is opened and read, it turns out to be the very same film.

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    The Mental Prediction

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    This is an old classic that is based on a quirk in mathematics. You can read it to a friend or to everyone at a party and have them follow along.

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    The Coin Vanish Part 2

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    This easy magic trick features a coin vanish that was meant for parties. All you need is a coin and handkerchief and that special secret.