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29 Harry Potter Crafts & Activities [easy]


Harry Potter is loved by children and adults alike. If you’’re looking to make a magical memory for a wizard lover, here you go! You’ll love all of these amazing ideas, and I guarantee you’ll be inspired to do something fun with your wizard. {{giggle}}

How to make Harry Potter activities and party ideas with these fun ideas which include party games, party food ideas, activities, costumes and so much more!

Activities for Kids

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Activities for Kids

1. Your favorite wizard will have fun with this DIY potion making kit from Chica and Jo. A vintage field soil kit came with lots of vials and tubes to transform into the coolest potion kit. It would make a cool gift idea too.

2. A Harry Potter inspired potion making slime kit from Little Bins for Little Hands. There are 6 different themed slimes to make and even includes the printable labels. A fun science activity for kids and makes a great gift idea too!

3. A fun game of cootie catcher Harry Potter style from Get Away Today. It’s a free printable so all you have to do is download, print and trim the edges.



4. Make a DIY Hogwarts Notebook from Polka Dot Chair using the free printable paper, glue and a composition book. Fun for back to school or writing down spells.

5. Make a Hogwart banner from Jennifer Miner: Fun and festive for any Harry Potter celebration!

6. Every wizard needs their magic wand. Learn how to make Ollivander’s apprentice wands from Give Peas a Chance using chop sticks, hot glue and craft paint.

7. This DIY pencil holder from Modern on Monticello is a cool way to store and display your pens and pencils. Great for an office or kids room.

Costumes and Dress Ups

Costumes and Dress Ups

8. Transform a red thrifted tie into a Gryffindor Tie from Doodlecraft. Use a gold sharpie pen to make the stripes.

9. Make a simple two piece Dobby the House Elf from Sister’s What. A pillowcase for the costume and an old pair of nylons to make the hat. So adorable!

10. This Quidditch robe is seriously amazing!  Polka Dot Chair shares how she made a basic robe and transformed into a quidditch robe.

Harry Potter Games

Harry Potter Games

11. Inspired by “Pin the Tail on the Donkey” this Harry Potter version pins the scar on Harry Potter. A fun game kids will love from Chica and Jo.

12. Learn how to play Quidditch with water from Jonesing 2 Create. The rules and tutorials to make the pool noodle brooms and hoops is included.

DIY Party Ideas

DIY Party Ideas

13. Check out this tutorial for a fantastic DIY Harry Potter Kid’s Birthday Party from East Coast Mommy. There are lots of easy and inexpensive elements and some free printables too. Children will love this kid’s birthday party theme!
14. Need a cute invitation for your next Harry Potter party? Come see how to make ones to look just like the acceptance letter from the books… well as the acceptance letters themselves from Not So Idle Hands!
15. If you’’re looking to make a magical memory for a witch or wizard lover or even for Halloween dinner, here you go! Simple ideas for potions and treats in an elegant outdoor setting from LoraLee Lewis! A party even Harry himself would be proud of.
16. How awesome is this “Mirror or Erised” from Delicious Reads? Using cardboard, hot glue, paint, and some patience you’ll be so glad you made it.
17. This Harry Potter birthday party has all the stops from Catch My Party. From golden snitches cake pops to an impressive tiered Harry Potter cake you will be awestruck.
18. White balloons and a black sharpie is all you’ll need to make these cool Hedwig Owl balloons from Centsational Girl.
Food and Recipes

Food and Recipes

19. Whether you are hosting a Harry Potter party or just want to make a special dessert for an HP fan, these cake pops are the perfect dessert. This fun edible decor looks like little golden snitches flying around your dessert table from Tonya Staab.

20. Looking for something to serve at your Harry Potter themed party?  These Butterbeer Cookies from Just a Pinch are just the ticket.

21. The books have all been published and the movies have all been released.  But we still have cake!  If your Potter fan is having a birthday or if you just need some cake to console the fact that there really isn’t going to be an 8th Harry Potter book, this butterbeer cake from Eat it & Say Yum is just the cake for you.

22. Just like butterbeer this fudge from Ashlee Marie features a butterscotch layer with another layer of creamy marshmallow.

23.  You no longer have to wonder what Butterbeer tastes like, even if you can’t make it to Universal Studios.  Try this recipe and curl up with your favorite HP book or movie.
Free Printables

Free Printables

24. Download one or all four FREE Harry Potter Printable Bookmarks from The Artsy Fartsy Mama. Your Harry Potter fan will love to mark their place with these cute Harry Potter themed bookmarks!

25. Seriously, how cute are these? Every wizard needs their potions and these will keep them in business from Over the Big Moon. {laughing}

26. Children can make their own book of spells using this free printable from Lemon Squeezy Home. All you have to do is download, print and place in a book.

27. Download and print these adorable Harry Potter pillow boxes from Bugaboo City. Makes a fun party favor, or even a Valentine’s Day card.

Homemade Gifts

Homemade Gifts

28. The perfect gift for the Harry Potter fan in your life.  A great tutorial for making this custom apron, complete with pockets and a Gryffindor patch from Bakingdom.

29. These adorable hooded towels are perfect for babies, toddlers, and kids of all ages including adults. Raegun Ramblings includes a step by step tutorial as well as a video tutorial. Make it for a boy or a girl.

 29 Harry Potter Crafts & Activities [easy]

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