*Woohoo! 20% off everything when you buy two or more books. Use code MULTI20

Home / Play / Boo Finger magic trick for Halloween

A quick ‘n’ sprinkly magic trick anyone can do at home

Some nights of the year are so flippin’ spooky that even the condiments lose their nerve. Here’s a delightfully simple Halloween trick to amaze your little one (and scare the living sneezes out of some pepper). Just grab a bowl of water, some ground pepper and a dab of washing-up liquid – and get ready for some magic.

You will need:

  • A bowl of water
  • Ground pepper
  • Dish soap
  • A scary BOOO

 

Let's scare some pepper

Step 1

Step 1

First cover your finger in soap. This is where the magic happens.

Step 2

Step 2

Prepare the bowl by filling it with water.

Step 3

Step 3

Season it with plenty of pepper and call your little helper.

Step 4

Step 4

Can they scare the pepper? No? I think we need a scarier finger.

Step 5

Step 5

Have your helper give you a ‘BOO’.

Step 6

Step 6

Get them to make an even bigger one!

Step 7

Step 7

That will do. Now let’s see how scary this finger is!

Step 8

Step 8

It must be very scary! Look at all the pepper trying to get away!

LMN promo - even cleverer idea

The Little Boy/Girl Who Lost Their Name

A one-of-a-kind personalised picture book based on your child’s name.
Create yours now