Abracadabra


 

Calling all magicians!
During their “magical” experience children of all ages will gain an understanding of the many things in our daily lives which appear to be mystical and magical but can often be explained through principles of math and science. Whether you are pulling a rabbit out of a hat, creating a chemical reaction using only your body heat, or decoding secret messages, you’ll want to visit before it all disappears!

Click here to view a printable rental brochure for Abracadabra: Everyday Magic (.pdf)

Perform a Magic Trick

Put on a cape and become a magician! Pull a rabbit out of a hat. Say the magic word and make yourself disappear. Juggle with scarfs. Create amazing shadow puppets. Magically mix the color paddles to see what colors appear. Play “I Spy” and make the “hidden” objects appear.

 

 

Experiment with Magic

Touch electricity…what happens if you clap? Use your body heat to make handprints magically appear. Walk by the lenticular graphic and watch the flower bloom.

 

 

 

 

Experiment with Magic

Caution! Falling objects. Use a combination of tubes and tracks and just the right angles to move an object from top to bottom.

 

 

 

 

Magnet Magic

Using magneatos and your imagination, you can build anything…towers, 3-dimensional shapes, spheres…the ideas are endless!

 

 

 

 

Experiment with Magic

Put on a camouflage cape and watch yourself disappear!

 

 

 

 

Become a Math Magician: Math Game

Tic Tac Toe. Can you solve the “Sum of 15” problem?

 

 

 

 

Perform a Magic Trick

Manipulate 3-dimensional tanagrams to make your favorite shape magically appear.

 

 

 

 

Become a Math Magician

Amaze your friends with a card trick. Play with dominoes.

 

 

 

 

Create Magic

Rub the crayon over the paper on the etching to magically create a message.

 

 

 

 

Create Magic

Decode the secret message.

 

 

 

 

Top Table

Twirl a top and go for a spin!

 

 

 

 

Block Table

Using blocks and your imagination, what can you create?

 

 

 

 

Move Like a Magician

Speak into the talk tube.

 

 

 

 

Move Like a Magician

Get the magician moving as you climb stairs, ride the slide and crawl through the tunnel.

 

 

 

 

Move Like a Magician

See your image change in the funny mirrors.

 

 

 

 

Move Like a Magician

Watch your handprint disappear from the pin board.

 

 

 

 

Have a Ball!

Have fun while exploring the wonder of air pressure.

 

 

Click here to view a printable rental brochure for Abracadabra: Everyday Magic (.pdf)

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