21 Cards Card Trick

Introduction: 21 Cards Card Trick

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This is a fun and easy card trick that only needs 21 cards!

Step 1: Step 1

deal out 21 cards for yourself and discard the rest.

Step 2: Step 2

Deal out 3 piles of seven cards face down.

Step 3: Step 3

have the viewer tap one pile of cards

Step 4: Step 4

pick up and fan out cards to your viewer. tell them to memorize on card out of the whole pile (im doing with myself so i picked 2 H)

Step 5: Step 5

stack the cards now, put the pile their card is in, in the middle of the other 2 piles to make one big stack again.

Step 6: Step 6

deal cards out again but in the order Right, Middle, Left Right , Middle, Left ect..... keep laying the cards untill you have 3 piles of seven again.

Step 7: Step 7

Now, Pick up any one of the pile and ask is your card in this pile? if they say no pick up another pile and do the same until you have the pile with the card. reset that pile in the middle of the other 2 piles again and redeal.

Step 8: Step 8

Keep repeating this process until there card is in the middle pile.

Since their card is now n the middle pile.....

put in one pile again with their card in the middle pile.

Step 9: Step 9

Deal out 10 cards now face down still...

ON the 11th card face it up SHAZAM! its their card. if you still dont understand, here is a video i made...

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8 Discussions


3 years ago

if u use 15 cards in stead of 21, u only have to put them together and re deal 3 times and ur card will appear on the 8th dealt card instead of the 11th.


Reply 11 months ago

Thanks for the tip.


Reply 1 year ago

smart thx


11 months ago

Thanks for the help with this card trick. I'm starting to like card tricks and I want to learn how to do them, but the other websites I went on weren't as specific as this website. You do not know how grateful I am to find a website/person who makes the instructions very clear and easy to learn.


Question 11 months ago

What if their card is in the middle pile the first time? Would you still redraw?


1 year ago

LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!


Question 2 years ago

What if their card is in the middle deck the first time? Do you still redraw?