It’s Magic! is a show in English about magic from a clown’s point of view. Ruskus Patruskus makes a thousand and one mistakes messing up all spells and magic words. Indeed, things do not run as they should.
At the beginning of his magnificent magic act, the yellow handkerchief vanishes from his hand and comes out of his mouth, and meanwhile, the blue one turns red.
Poor Ruskus is puzzled. He takes the magic wand to take control over the magic, but things get even worse: the magic wand instantly turns into colorful hankies, which eventually turn into an egg!
There is so much care in the educational side as in the artistic aspect of the show. Although it is performed 100% in English, it is easily understandable by small children.
Words get always accompanied by clear visual actions, which helps kids to understand the plot.
fact sheet and video
LANGUAGE: totally in English
AGE RANGE: 3 to 7 years old (kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade)
SUBJECT: magic and clowning
DURATION: 35 min
PERFORMANCE AREA: minimum dimensions 3 x 4 m
EQUIPMENT: sound system is provided; there is no need for neither platform nor special lighting
SET UP: 45-60 min; strike 25-35 min
We thought it was a fun, interactive, and at the same time, successful activity for the initial cycle. In just 35 minutes, a complete review of almost all the English vocabulary worked with the 1st and 2nd grades was made. The students had a great time, the magic tricks were great, and the performance a lot of fun.
– Jonatan, Escola Mediterrània (Pineda de Mar)
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