How to Thrill Your Kids During Halloween With An Amazing, Fun-Filled Magic Show!
Halloween is wonderful because of all the fun, goofy imagery and more. It stimulates children’s imaginations and gives them something fun to look forward to.
But it’s more than just fun. Halloween helps children in their social development and building self-esteem!
Halloween brings us together as a people in the form of parties, games, and even Trick Or Treating.
With all of the fun of Halloween, there is always a potential for bad things to happen – stranger danger, hazards from running around in the dark, and so much more.
That’s where “Spooky Magic” comes in. In this fast-paced, goofy Halloween magic show extravaganza, I deliver some important safety tips designed to get kids (and the parents and teachers watching) thinking about safety during all the Halloween mayhem.
Halloween Safety Tips…Without Being ‘Preachy!’
Don’t worry! This is not a preachy kind of Halloween magic show at all. Most of my school assembly programs are full of life lessons and curriculum-based concepts, but in “Spooky Magic,” I deliver these lessons with a lighter touch. This time of year is when the kids have a ton of sugar coursing their veins. That means a heavy-handed approach would be rejected. During the “Spooky Magic” Halloween show, the lessons are lighter and less intense.
Some of the safety tips include:
– The importance of reflective material on costumes
– Letting parents inspect all candy before eating
– Staying away from unfamiliar houses and neighborhoods
– Putting away mobile devices and electronics while walking
– Sticking in groups when traveling
– And more!
“Spooky Magic” is a feast for the eyes! Kids love the colorful Halloween-themed set design with my large Jack O’ Lantern-style backdrop, banners, and haunted house imagery. There are custom-designed magic props specifically built for this Halloween magic show. It’s the only time of year many of these magic effects see the light of day or night!
I offer programs to both schools and libraries. I offer versions of “Spooky Magic” perfect for smaller spaces in a library. and if your event is being held in a school for several hundred people, I bring out the big stuff both in terms of set design, state-of-the-art PA system, and bigger props and fun!
An Amazing Magic Show That Celebrates Halloween With Safe, Not-So-Scary Fun!
My funny and amazing “Spooky Magic” show is filled with customized-for-Halloween-themed magic, safe and silly scares, antics involving ghosts, Frankenstein’s Monster, and many others!
Because Halloween is so important to kids, I ensure that the show is customized for your group based on both the size of the audience and age ranges. For younger kids, the emphasis is on silly, non-frightening fun. For older kids? I have fun ‘danger-style’ magic that will appeal to more jaded guests! While each show is different and unique, here are some highlights:
- A spooky ghost is captured and brought into the audience, causing everyone to squeal with delight!
- A trained “snake” jumps out of a basket to find a selected object! (NOT a real snake!!)
- A fun Halloween Costume Contest where a volunteer predicts the winner!
- A fun Spooky Race where children compete against adults to win free magic tricks!
- A drawing of Frankenstein’s Monster comes to life!!
- A mysterious monster’s EYEBALL floats in the air!!
- And MUCH more!
The month of October fills up every year and I have to turn away several clients and events each season. If I could “clone” myself I could be at several places at once and I’d never have to say ‘no’ to anyone ever again! But until cloning becomes a reality, I DO have to warn you to book early for the Halloween season! Call (716) 940-8963 TODAY (that’s my cell phone number) or fill out the Contact Form above to have “Spooky Magic” information sent to you immediately!
“I was very happy––Everyone enjoyed it because it was a great show.”
Jean Slocombe, Librarian
Winton Branch Library
“Cris Johnson is great and his Spooky Magic show was fabulous! Kids and adults alike laughed and applauded throughout the whole performance. He really gets kids and that is what makes for excellent entertainment. Many parents made a point to ask me to PLEASE have him perform again at our library. Cris is a pleasure to work with. He made it easy by providing all the performance agreements and promotional materials. I can’t wait for his next visit!”
Kathy O’Malley, Coordinator of Children and Family Programs
Olean Public Library
Olean, NY 14760
“Thank you so much, Cris! Everyone had a great time and you delivered a wonderful performance! I was outside directing traffic, but I popped in to catch a few minutes and everyone I spoke to really enjoyed your show (I left a Google review for you). Thank you again! I will be recommending you at the next Youth services meeting with other libraries and we will be in touch for future programs.”
Kristi Dougherty, Librarian
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System
Amherst Public Libraries
“I had a lot of parents come to tell me how much they and their children enjoyed the show. I’ll be sure to recommend you to the other libraries in our area. We’ll definitely have you back!”
Amy Holland, Children’s Librarian
Irondequoit Public Library
“This program was fantastic! Crew drew a HUGE crowd and kept their attention the entire time. Great with kids, and his family-friendly program did not disappoint!”
Dan Lewandowski, Library Director
Dudley Branch Library
“Great comments from the audience after the show: ‘It was a great show––he’s fantastic!’, ‘We’ve seen him before and he’s great as usual––he’s consistent!’, ‘Thanks for another wonder show!'”
Jean Steinbrenner, Librarian
Pittsford Public Library
“Fantastic show! Our patrons and staff alike were overjoyed to have Cris come to our library! His ‘Spooky Magic’ is highly entertaining, funny, and professional. Highly recommended!”
Jay Barone, Librarian
Lackawanna Public Library
“Thank you so much! It was AWESOME!”
Ransomeville Free Library
“We had Cris Johnson to his Spooky Magic Show. From the moment we contacted him and all throughout the journey he handled every aspect of the event in a professional and friendly way. The children and adults were totally engaged in the show. It was successful in every aspect. We are looking forward to having him for our summer reading program next year!”
Mary Frank, Librarian
Peck Memorial Library
Cris Johnson is a true professional and a performer that I can always count on putting on a terrific show. Cris has been to our library on many occasions and presented to audiences of all age groups. His Spooky Magic and Tales from the Beyond shows are simply amazing – perfect for our tweens and teens. As a matter of fact, they are still talking about Cris’s last show at the library and keep asking me when he will be back. Soon I say – very soon. Money well spent!!
RoseAnn Haseley, Children’s Librarian
Lockport Public Library