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Magic Matchbox

Step-by-step istructions showing you how to make your own magic matchbox, presented by Crafty Corner

For any questions contact: Winnie

Amaze and baffle your friends with this magic pet matchbox! Simple and easy to make, this is a magic trick kids will love showing off to the whole family

completed magic box

What you will need:

  • Matchbox
  • Bead
  • Safety pin
  • Knife or scissors
  • 45cm very thin fishing gut
what you need

Step 1

Tie one end of the gut to the bottom loop of the safety pin.

tie gut to safety pin

Step 2

Using the point of a knife or a pin, make a small hole on the inside part of the magic matchbox.

cut hole in box

Step 3

Thread the gut through, from the bottom to the top, and tie the end to the bead.

thread gut tie to bead

Step 4

Pull the gut, so the bead sits snugly over the hole on the inside of the matchbox.

pull bead

Step 5

Pull the gut flat against the bottom, bringing it out on the non-beaded side, and slide the box back together.

put box together

Step 6

Pin the safety pin somewhere no one will see it, the inside of a pocket works great!

pin onto pants

Step 7

Put the magic matchbox flat on your palm, with the gut running between your two inner fingers, and with the bead side of the box facing the back of your palm.

matchbox on palm

Step 8

Slowly move your arm forward and amaze your friends as your magic matchbox magically slides across your palm!

palm slide
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