Beat Boredom With Klutz!
Klutz comes up with some pretty cool books that are all about helping keep you entertained for hours. We've reviewed two of these books/kits that will teach you how to throw, fan, flourish, spot cheaters and do magic with a simple 52-deck of cards AND teach you how to play cat's cradle.
Klutz Card Trickery: Throw, Fan, Flourish, Spot Cheaters And Do Magic Tricks With Cards
From slick card moves to sneaky stuff, Klutz rules the deck! In Card Trickery you'll get everything you need to learn card tricks and trickery, including a full deck of cards and chapters like Sneaky Peaking and Circus Swindle!” And don't forget the Presto! and the Abracadabra! factors, either; although the magic tricks included in the book are too top-secret to reveal in this review, we CAN guarantee you'll get into some slick moves and sneaky stuff from the world of showoffs, card sharks and magicians.
So if you've always wanted to learn showy and sneaky card shuffles, mind-blowing card magic, the secrets of international card cheats and the Amazing Boomerang Throw, Klutz's Card Trickery is the book for you!
Klutz Cat's Cradle: A Book Of String Figures
Cat's Cradle from Klutz is about A LOT more than just ONE fun game you play using just a looped string and your own two hands (that is, 10 fingers!). This book/kit comes with simple, step-by-step, fully colored and illustrated instructions on how to make/play five different and JAW-DROPPING string figures, including:
These string games actually come from all over the world, so you'll be learning about other cultures while you play. Plus, it comes with its very own groovy tie-dyed strong loop, so you don't have to go hunting around the house for one before you start playing and beating those boredom blues!
Video: Cat's Cradle Demo