And Then There Were Four
Four sponges turn into a sponge number 4!

And Then There Were Four


Four individual sponges turn into a sponge shaped like the number 4!


Ages 13 and up   Level 2

Demo Video

Find out how much fun it is to fool them!


Startling ending to this one!
Place a sponge hexagon in a spectator's hand.
Touch the hand and magically, the spectator opens his hand to find that one sponge has become two sponges!
Place two sponges in his hand, and they become three sponges!
Finally, place the three sponges in the spectator's hand.
Ask, "Do you think the three sponges have become four?"
When the spectator opens his hand, the three sponges have turned into a sponge in the shape of a big "4"!
The three sponges have literally become "4"!

What You Get

Here's what you'll get:

  • set of four small red sponges
  • red sponge in the shape of the number "4"
  • printed instructions

And that's all you need!

Tips & Ideas

Performance Ideas:

Use this as a fun counting lesson for a child.
Use this trick with another sponge trick, like the Red Handed trick. Do this trick first, then repeat the first part of it. Of course, your spectators will say "Oh, we know you have a big 4 in your hand". You say "You caught me red-handed!" and produce the Red Handed sponge hand instead. A nice surprise ending to your routine!

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History and Trivia:

The name of this trick is a reference to Agatha Christie's most famous mystery novel, And Then There Were None

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