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Advanced Yo-Yo Tricks for Kids


Elephant's Trunk Yo-Yo Trick
Swing your spinning yo-yo over the back of the chair.
Swing your spinning yo-yo over the back of the chair.

The Elephant's Trunk Yo-Yo Trick can be a lot of fun. If you know how to make an elephant sound, add it to this trick!

How to Do the Elephant's Trunk Yo-Yo Trick:

Step 1: Place a lightweight chair two or three feet in front of you with the back facing you.

Step 2: Throw a fast Sleeper.

Step 3: Swing your yo-yo out in front of you and let it come to rest -- while still spinning -- over the back of the chair. Viola! You've just created an Elephant's Trunk.

Step 4: Give a jerk on the string to bring the yo-yo back to your hand.

The Skyrocket Yo-Yo Trick teaches you how to send your yo-yo blasting off toward outer space. Learn this yo-yo trick on the next page.

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