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The TOP 7 magic games for children in 2020

Written by Agathe Rosse

Abracadabra! Your little magicians dream of wowing you by making Daddy appear and disappear, pulling a rabbit out of a hat, and guessing your card? To encourage them and make their little tricks a real magic show, you can offer them magician’s boxes, to make your illusionists masters in the art of prestidigitation. For all ages and with different levels, these children’s magic cases will allow your toddlers to learn how to perform tricks to impress you and dazzle your audience.

To guide you and help you choose the best box set for your budding magician, we have compiled a top 7 of the best magic games, so that you can find the ideal magician’s box set at the best value for money, thanks to our testers and their opinions!

Children’s magic games: our favourites

What’s a child’s magician’s box set?

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A children’s magic box is a briefcase that has more than one trick up its sleeve! With more or less materials and magic tricks, you will often find a magic wand, one or more decks of cards, a magician’s hat, a magic cube, and multiple accessories rigged with magic, enough to enchant all magicians!

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How to choose your magic set?

When choosing a wizard’s box for your little wizard, there are certain criteria to take into account to make sure he’ll have fun with it and progress as he learns the tricks, without getting bored if it’s too easy. Be vigilant:

  • To the number of turns proposed by the box set
  • At the level of the towers and at the recommended age to perform them
  • To the ease of understanding the explanations of the magic tricks
  • To the quality and strength of the material supplied
  • To the quantity and variety of accessories.

Depending on your little one’s interests and preferences in magic activities, you can find magic games specializing in card tricks, illusion, imitation, reflection etc. It’s up to you to see with him the skills he wants to develop!

Our selection: the 7 best magician’s boxes

Discover our top 7 of the best and most popular magician’s boxes on the market. We have compared the different magic boxes to help you choose the model that will best suit your little magician.

Smir – Board Game – Luxury Magic + DVD Box Set

Smir - Jeu de Societe - Coffret Luxe Magie + DVD

 

 

 

 

 

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Comes with a DVD, this magician’s box set is full of tricks and accessories, enough to impress the whole family! With card games, cups, rings, dice, your little illusionist will be able to perform 75 tricks, which he can learn thanks to the DVD with the explanations. Be careful though! The magic tricks are quite complex to perform, this set is rather suitable for little magicians from 9 years old.

 

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Ferriot Cric – Box – 100 Magic Tricks – Blue

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With this little magic box, your cherub will be able to perform no less than 100 easy magic tricks. Rather thought for beginners or children from 4 years old, let the magic of the cards and the illusions make their effect, to discover the world of magic while having fun!

 

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Megagic – The Magic of Dani Lary – 100 Magic Tricks + 52 Optical Illusions

Megagic - La Magie de Dani Lary - 100 Tours de magie + 52 Illusions d'optique

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Dani Lary is the model for all magicians, with his great tricks and illusions that make you lose your head. Well to start in the world of magic, Dani Lary accompanies you with 100 simple tricks to get you started! The box also contains magic card decks with 52 optical illusions. For beginner magicians from the age of 6, all they have to do is grab their magic hat and start making you doubt!

However, the pieces are a bit fragile and have a knock-on effect, so don’t expect a lot of material for the price of the box.

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Megagic – Dan-p – Magic Kit – Pro Set – Dani Lary

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For Dani Lary fans who are already a little more experienced in magic and illusions, this box set will introduce your apprentice magician to professional magic with 100 tricks and new accessories, as well as a DVD to discover the tricks easily.

 

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Educa Borrás – Borras Magic 200 Tricks

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This magician’s box set with 200 tricks will be the ally of your little ones from 7 years old to amaze the gallery! With an explanatory DVD detailing the tricks and presenting a magic show and its secrets, your little magician will have more than one trick up his sleeve!

 

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Buki – My Magic Show

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With its sparkling colours, this playful box designed for children over 7 years old will amuse your toddler, who will be happy to show you the 20 tricks learned in the magic game. Scarves, card games, foam balls, coins… your little magician will be able to acquire new accessories to show you his tricks. He will also find a show program to make you the show!

 

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Grimaud – My First Magic Hat – 125 Tricks – Magic Game

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With his magic wand and double-bottomed hat, your little illusionist will discover 125 tricks to start in the world of magic, to amaze his entourage by pulling a rabbit out of the hat or by playing with cards. Adapted for children from 7 years old, your wizard will be able to play you many games, for the pleasure of adults and children alike.

 

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Why buy a magician’s box set for your child?

In addition to being a source of fun for little kids, these board games are very educational. Reflection, logic and awakening are required to try to understand how magic tricks work. These toys encourage motor skills and dexterity in toddlers, who must develop the ability to perform tricks without revealing their secrets to the public! Stimulating concentration from an early age, these games for your apprentice magicians are gift ideas that encourage the development of your little ones’ brain activity, while having fun at the same time. The satisfaction factor also comes into play, with a feeling of pleasure that is beneficial for the children’s well-being when they succeed in a magic trick.

 

Where to buy a magician’s box set?

You can find magic boxes quite easily, in children’s toy shops such as King Jouet, la Grande Récré, or even at Fnac. You can also find a multitude of them on the internet.

 

Top 7 magic games: why trust us?

Thank you for reading this article! Because we know that it is not always easy to make the best choice without trying, each of our recommendations is the result of a long work of analysis of consumer opinions on flagship and little-known products on the market, of comparison of prices and technical characteristics, but also and above all of tests by a team of men and women constantly renewed in order to keep a real objectivity to help you in your purchasing process.

All the purchasing criteria are scrutinized for the realization of our comparative guides: budget, level of range, functional and practical aspects, design, pack and accessories, safety… All this in order to help you choose the products best suited to your needs, desires and constraints on a daily basis, at the best price!

About the author

Agathe Rosse

I have been a kindergarten assistant for 4 years now, I enjoy my free time for my passions. I love cooking (gourmet food is my biggest flaw!), adventure and sports. Writing is one of my hobbies, to let the pen express my thoughts. I never leave without my little notebook!