Have you read the Harry Potter books, seen the movies, or done both more times than you can count? Well, you can revisit the world that JK. Rowling has created with some Harry Potter craft ideas.
Whether you’re throwing a Harry Potter party, having a themed movie night, or want to have a magical evening, this collection of fun crafts is the way to go. So, witches and wizards, get on that train, and let’s get to Hogwarts!
1. DIY Harry Potter Peg Dolls
Adults and older kids will have the time of their lives making dolls of their favorite Harry Potter characters. With some skill and time, you can paint as many peg dolls as you want. Soon, you’ll have your own little Dumbledore’s army. Plus, these dolls can make excellent toys and gifts for Potterheads.
Get the details for these DIY Harry Potter Peg Dolls from artsyfartsymama.com
2. Harry Potter Scarves: No Sew
Who has time for knitting?! With this project, you can easily make no-sew scarves inspired by your Hogwarts house, whether that’s Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin. This way, you or your kid can cheer for your house’s quidditch team! Also, this craft is fun, easy, and accessible to kids. Talk about the perfect accessory for a costume party!
Learn to make Harry Potter Scarves No Sew on michellespartyplanit.com
3. Harry Potter Potion Slime Making Activity
This idea is one of our favorite crafts for kids. After all, it combines Harry Potter and slime! But this isn’t just any slime; it’s based on potions and house colors. So, your kids can become the potions master and create the homemade Skele-Gro, Veritaserum, Felix Felicis, or Polyjuice potion. Also, if you put them in cute jars, they can be the best party favors.
Learn about the Harry Potter Potion Slime Making Activity on littlebinsforlittlehands.com
4. DIY Monster Book of Monsters
There are so many ways to make this book, but this craft gives you a huge and cuddly friend for your kids. Without sewing, you can create this hairy plushy with slightly creepy eyes and a solid belt to keep the book tame!
Get the step-by-step instructions for the DIY Monster Book of Monsters from piecesbypolly.com
5. Harry Potter Owl Bookmark
Do you know what’s more fun than reading the Harry Potter books? It’s reading them with Harry Potter-themed bookmarks. So, we’ve brought you this owl bookmark free design. With minimal effort, you’ll have the perfect Harry Potter crafts for kids. Just let them color their Hedwig bookmarks and bring life to the pet owl.
Learn more about the Harry Potter Owl Bookmark on creativelybeth.com
6. DIY Wizarding Wands
We can’t talk about magical Harry Potter crafts without adding a wand craft in there! We’re in love with this ingenious craft. Older kids, teens, and adults can have fun making DIY wands with a hot glue gun. Also, the final result looks so authentic and professional. So, brace yourself for the wand duels about to ensue!
Learn to make DIY Wizarding Wands on theinspirationedit.com
7. Great Hall Floating Candles
These floating candles are possibly the most impressive Harry Potter crafts and the perfect dÃ©cor piece for your Harry Potter party. You can totally make these floating candles with good old toilet paper rolls and hang them up to recreate that iconic Great Hall look. Just turn off the lights, and you’ll be blown away by the brilliant lights.
Find the details for the Great Hall Floating Candles on afewshortcuts.com
8. Snitch Bath Bomb
One of the best things about magical Harry Potter crafts is that they can transform mundane activities into something exciting, and that applies to bath time!
Kids, tweens, and teens will love these homemade bath bombs, as their recipe gives off a wonderful fragrance and creates plenty of bubbles. Add the golden snitch bath bombs to the tub for a calming effect and a lot of frizzy fun.
Learn to make the Snitch Bath Bomb from steampoweredfamily.com
9. Harry Potter Mandrakes
These cute mandrake roots are to die for, and we can assure you they won’t have you covering your ears like the loud plants from the Harry Potter movies and books. The craft itself is so fun, as it allows older kids to experiment with polymer clay and create the mandrake’s body and pot.
Get the instructions for Harry Potter Mandrakes from artsyfartsymama.com
10. Deathly Hallows Earrings
Show off your HP love with this pair of earrings. This Harry Potter craft is a chance for you to try out Cricut’s black faux suede, creating the lightest pair of earrings. With the Cricut and deathly hallows SVG, you can finish this craft in ten minutes.
Also, it could be a great gift for a Harry Potter fan and fellow witch. After all, is there anything more remarkable than the gift of immortality?
Learn how to make these Deathly Hallows Earrings from heyletsmakestuff.com
11. Chocolate Frogs and Wizard Cards
You can’t take your seat on the Hogwarts Express without a chocolate frog to munch on. Not to mention, it’s such a delicious dessert for your Harry Potter movie marathon nights and themed parties that even your muggle friends won’t be able to resist.
In addition, the homemade treats are paired with free printables. This way, you can make wizard cards and enjoy all sorts of fun Harry Potter activities.
Learn more about Chocolate Frogs and Wizard Cards on meandmyinklings.com
12. DIY Harry Potter Sorting Hat
You think you know your Hogwarts house? Let’s put it to the test with this super realistic hat (or, at least, as realistic as a talking hat can be). Transform a plain paper mÃ¢chÃ© witch hat into the iconic magical object from the wizarding world. This is one of the Harry Potter crafts that require time and skill but are worth it. You can also use it to decorate for Halloween.
Get the details for DIY Harry Potter Sorting Hat from practicallyfunctional.com
13. Free Printable Harry Potter Bookmarks
These cute bookmarks have the most adorable illustrations of some of your favorite Harry Potter characters: Harry, Ron, Hermione, and Dumbledore. With the free printables, these bookmarks are probably the easiest and most fun Harry Potter craft ideas.
Learn about the Free Harry Potter Bookmarks from artsyfartsymama.com
14. Harry Potter Spellbook Journals
If you want to get your kids excited about school supplies, show them these DIY Harry Potter crafts. Your kid can turn a boring notebook into a Harry Potter-themed ‘spellbook’. And we love the gold font, which gives the journal a vintage look. Now, your kid can write down notes, spells, or anything else (as long as they aren’t secretly communicating with young Tom Riddle!)
Read about Harry Potter Spellbook Journals from kidsactivitiesblog.com
15. How to Make a Harry Potter Wand Craft
Because we can never have enough wands, here’s a craft idea to help you make glitter wands. This is a fun craft for kids, but adults will have to take care of the hot glue part or supervise as their older kids do it. Aside from that, there’s so much room for creativity, so they can paint the wands with any metallic colors or glitter paint they desire.
Get the instructions for How to Make a Harry Potter Wand Craft from momalwaysfindsout.com
16. Harry Potter Hogwarts House Bookmarks
Harry Potter fans love to represent their Hogwarts houses, whether they’re from Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin, or Hufflepuff. We know we do, so we’ve brought you this fun craft. Now, you can learn to make the tie-shaped bookmarks with your Hogwarts house colors. This idea is suitable for adults and kids of all ages because the technique is quite easy.
Learn to make Harry Potter Hogwarts House Bookmarks from redtedart.com
17. DIY Harry Potter Wreath
If you want everyone to know you for the Harry Potter fan you are, here’s a homemade wreath inspired by all the Hogwarts houses. It incorporates all the Hogwarts house colors and the school crest. This might sound like a lot of work, but the step-by-step tutorial makes it super easy.
18. Hedwig Charm Bracelet
One of our favorite Harry Potter crafts for kids is this Hedwig bracelet. Kids will love making this cute charm bracelet featuring the beloved owl. They can create its body with polymer clay, and you can do the sealing, cooling, and more complex steps. Then, they get to wear the bracelet with its charm dangling from their little hands.
Get the instructions for Hedwig Charm Bracelet from totallythebomb.com
19. Harry Potter DIY Feather Quills
Do you want to live your best Potterhead life and write letters with feather quills? Better yet, do you want to encourage your little ones to write more? These fun crafts will do the trick, and they’re easy to make. Also, you can decorate the feather quill with acrylic paint as you like.
Find out how to make Harry Potter DIY Feather Quills on redtedart.com
20. Harry Potter Broom Pencils
A life-sized broomstick might be too heavy, but pencil broomsticks sure aren’t! So, make these cute and easy Harry Potter broom pencils, which your young witches and wizards will go crazy about.
Learn more about Harry Potter Broom Pencils from meandmyinklings.com
21. Butterbeer Sugar Scrub
This homemade butterbeer sugar scrub is truly one of the most magical Harry Potter crafts that’ll transform your skin. So, if you want soft lips, silky hands, and a smooth body, you’ll want such easy and sugary recipes for beginners. Also, you can gift the scrub to your loved ones; whether they’re Harry Potter fans or muggles, they’ll be obsessed!
Get the instructions for Butterbeer Sugar Scrub from happinessishomemade.net
22. Harry Potter Rock Painting
Rock painting is one of the most accessible ideas that can bring the whole family together. Collecting rocks and painting them with items or characters from the magical world is such a fun activity. Maybe your little ones will want to paint Hermione Granger, Dobby, or even the golden snitch!
Learn more about Harry Potter Rock Painting from rufflesandrainboots.com
23. Golden Snitch Necklace
Create your golden snitch necklace with this DIY project. No one will doubt your magical abilities when you turn plain clay into this fabulous glittery jewelry piece. Unlike the real golden snitch, this one is held by a chain, so you don’t have to chase it around!
Get the details for the Golden Snitch Necklace from kimandcarrie.com
24. DIY Marauder’s Map With Hidden Footprints
Who needs a security system when you have the Marauder’s map? This full-size replica of the map looks just like the real deal. It even has flaps that open up to reveal the characters’ footprints! And don’t worry about it being one of these super challenging DIY projects, thanks to the free template and video guide.
Learn how to make the DIY Marauder’s Map With Hidden Footprints on wizardryworkshop.com
25. Harry Potter Knitting Patterns
Are you a fan of fair isle knitting? If so, you’re probably looking for fun knitting crafts. So, you can make these comfy hats with the house colors to represent your (or your kid’s house). Even better, each hat features the house symbols. Finally, there’s a tutorial and free pattern to help you make these fun crafts.
Get the Harry Potter Knitting Patterns from hollyghats.com
26. Harry Potter Ministry of Magic Guest Book
You’ll love this Ministry of Magic Guest Book if you love recycling. It’s one of the most awesome magical party ideas, but it does require some time and effort. Still, if you want to spice up your party, you know what to do.
Read more about the Harry Potter Ministry of Magic Book on craftbits.com
27. Harry Potter Printable Spells
Are you after some zero-effort crafts for kids of all ages? Print out this adorable design with your students’ or kids’ favorite spells, and let them color the images. Plus, you’ll find some cool bookmark designs for a fun reading experience!
Learn more about the Harry Potter Printable Spells from sisterswhat.com
Overall, we hope you’ve found the magical Harry Potter crafts and ideas you’ve been looking for. Now, you have the inspiration for a night of fun HP DIYs, the perfect Potterhead movie night, and a ton of party ideas!