It is easy to do and you will have so much fun. You can make the wand rise, go to the side and even jump out of their hands. Inexpensive, but well made for the money. Professional magicians who use this very wand in their act. Works great with a routine where your young audience sees the wand doing tricks when the magician is looking away. Definitely a great buy for the young magician use it as a plain wand. Working pros will find many uses for this, too. Made from plastic and comes with instructions on how to use .