You are Special:
The Magic of Believing in Yourself
(Self-esteem show)

As a motivational program for children, this presentation
is aimed at boosting the self-esteem of every student in
the audience. Students are brought onstage to assist
and help perform the magic themselves. Magic, comedy
and puppetry are combined to convey the following

  • The uniqueness of each child.
  • It’s not what’s on the “outside” that matters, its
    what’s on the “inside” that counts.
  • Persistence: Never giving up no matter what!
  • Why a positive attitude is important.
  • An anti-bullying message is included in the

By the end of this show, your students will feel better
about themselves while believing, at the same time, that
virtually anything is possible for their lives.

Bob Conrad is the author of several educational books for

" I want to thank you for the wonderful performances for
our students. Both "You are Special: The Magic of Believing
in Yourself" and the "American History Magic Show"
captivated the students. Sometimes students don't realize
they are learning when they are having such a good time.
Through your magic, puppetry and comedy, students
learned important lessons, information and really had a
great time.

Dean Scali, Principal, PS 56, Staten Island, NY

"When kids too often "tune out" and miss important lessons
and concepts -- this program spoke "their language" and got
the point across! Fun works!"

Teacher, Cook Hill Elementary, Wallingford, Ct.

"Thank you so very much for the wonderful show
presented to our students. The faculty and students were
pleasantly surprised and happy with the shows. The shows
were very entertaining and a marvelous learning experience
for all.  You certainly included everything that is important to
youngsters today.  You build their confidence.”

Sister Maureen Christopher, Principal, St. John School,
Orange, NJ

"Thank you ! The children had such a great time. My son is
in the first grade and he talked non stop about the
assembly along with his friends. You were a big hit.

Kimberly Schiavo, PTA Assembly Coordinator, Bookside
Elementary, Ossining, NY
Bob Conrad , motivational speaker
magician, ventriloquist, author,
Bob Makes every child feel
important !
Bob and student help teach that you
never give up, using a balloon.
Bob Conrad and Sandy talk about