Questions for the Ride Home

  1. What was Allie Kazan and the Magic Mansion about? If you had to summarize the play in one sentence, what would it be or what would be the main message or messages, in your opinion?
  2. Did you have any favorite magic tricks during the show? Do you have any idea how those magic tricks were achieved?
  3. Allie talks about their magic tricks as if they are natural superpowers. What skills do you have that are like superpowers? Do you have a really good memory? Are you good at making people feel happy? How can you use these skills to make the world a better place?
  4. Allie and her friends had to be brave to escape from the mansion’s basement. What does it take to be brave? Have you ever felt brave?

Experience More

WonderWorks Magic Comedy Dinner Show

Enjoy Orlando’s longest-running dinner show! Guests can expect to be impressed by this interactive, entertaining, and hilariously funny dinner show. A one-of-a-kind entertainment experience with non-stop laughter and engaging audience participation. Don’t just watch the show – be a part of it! The dinner includes unlimited fresh, hand-tossed cheese and pepperoni pizza, salad, soda, adult beverage options, and dessert.

Ripleys Believe It or Not!

Marvel at hundreds of rare and unusual artifacts and go hands-on with unbelievable interactives at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando. Marvel at the curiosities Ripley’s started collecting more than 100 years ago. Come face-to-face with a genuine shrunken head, encounter extraordinary people, and do a double take of animal oddities.

Do More at Home

Magical Arts and Crafts

Organize an arts and crafts session where children can create magical-themed artworks. Projects can include designing their own Magic Mansion, painting scenes from the book, or the magical craft ideas below. Puppets are another great way to encourage creative play and practice fine motor skills like cutting, pencil grip, and material manipulation. We love these minimal-supply-need crafts!

Magic Mansion Scavenger Hunt

Create a scavenger hunt inspired by the magical elements in the book. Hide small objects or clues around the play area, leading children to discover the wonders of their own “Magic Mansion.”

Magic Mansion Snack Mix

This themed snack mix is inspired by the enchanting elements of “Allie Kazan and the Magic Mansion” and is easy to prepare.


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