First of a two-part series. Professional magicians demonstrate step by step how to perform magic tricks and illusions using everyday household items. Teaches how magic works, what it takes to be a magician, and how to improve skills as a performer. Lessons 1-5 cover topics such as how magicians rely on optical illusions, manipulation of space, scientific principles, laws of misdirection, sleight of hand, and patter. Discusses the different kinds of patter and why patter is important. Parental supervision advised during the magical activities presented in the program.