like to learn how to accomplish this incredible effect
all by your lonesome?
Obtain a freshly sharpened pencil
Thread through each hole a length of cheerful yarn,
along which you've strung a small counterweight.
A washer, your car keys, whatever. Anything with weight,
and a hole wide enough for string.
I'm using my pager, which hasn't gone off in eight
months. I think it needs a new battery.
Wrap white paper around each end. Use black electrical
tape to seal two cans together in a continuous tube.
After many hours in the magic lab architecting
one wand, you probably won't be in the mood to produce
a second one. But therein lies the whole point, I
Give yourself enough room to test the equipment.
Set the wand's tassel to the down position,
to do when enthusiasm begins to fade?
A: Share the spotlight! Invite two volunteers from
the crowd to assist.
This breaks down the third wall often
located between artist and audience.
It's important for these junior apprentices to feel
Most kids have never been on stage before,
and they might be a whisper nervous! Each deserves
a moment of appreciation.
Everyone give it up for these fine audience participants!