Learn Magic


Skilling & Capability


Limited Mobility Friendly
Indoor Friendly
Mentally Stimulating
Cheap or Free


Ok, Ok, hear us out on this one. You might think that magic is a little naff, but there are a lot of great skills behind it that are beneficial for your Old Mate like mental stimulation, precision and dexterity.

Whether it's slight of hand, cards or illusions, tricks require determination and practice - which makes it a great activity that your Old Mate can work on and perfect in between visits. In fact, why not set a goal for each of you?

The internet is full tutorials and tips of every magic trick under the sun.


  • Many game or toy stores sell starter magic tricks if you want to add some of the classics to your repertoire.
  • Here are 20 tricks to get you started:


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