Before you buy any of
these Dollar Store instructions, go to your local Dollar Store
(Quid Store in the U.K.) and make sure you can get the
ingredients. Not all Dollar Stores are alike and you may have to
hunt through several to find just what you need to make these
The essence of a Passť-Passť Trick
can be stated as follows: two objects (of different sizes and
shapes if possible) are concealed by two covers (usually tubes).
They change places.
When looked at in this light, it opens up a
great many possibilities that unfortunately have never seen the
light of day. Passť-Passť Tricks which have been sold
Passť-Passť Bottle and Glass (since at least
1850 maybe earlier)
Passť-Passť Fish (U.F. Grant)
Passť-Passť Soda Can and Glass (1977)
Peanut Butter and Jelly Trick (Timothy Wenk)
Ridiculous Ravioli (Jolly Roger)
This e-book article contains instructions for
making and performing:
Passť-Passť Flower Pot with a bouquet
of flowers ending (requires spring flowers for the finale- not
usually found in Dollar Stores!).
Passť-Passť Water Bottle and Glass with a multiplying
Passť-Passť Orange and Lemon with a watermelon or
cantelope finale. Can also be used for Golfball/Baseball, to a
large beach ball, football, bowling ball, etc.
Passť-Passť Salt and Pepper Shakers with a Passť-Passť coin
Passť-Passť Barbie and Ken with costume change
Passť-Passť Balls Super balls Passť ending with a
cascade of tiny super balls.
Passť-Passť Balloons with a bouquet of balloons finale.
Passť-Passť Magic Wands with a striped wand finale.
Passť-Passť Easter Eggs with an Easter Bunny finale.
Passť-Passť Silks (in clear tubes) with Blendo ending.
Passť-Passť Ink and Water with (live or toy) goldfish
Passť-Passť Rabbits you need twin (live or stuffed toy)
rabbits for this one!
The whole point of the article is to get you
thinking beyond what IS and start thinking about what is
POSSIBLE, Passť-Passť-wise. Some of the effects use
the traditional cylindrical tubes, but other covers shown include
paper lunch bags, napkins, newspaper, waste baskets and so on.
The article shows you how to make each type of cover from Dollar
Store items, or from inexpensive household items.