18 Magical Ideas for a Harry Potter Party
If your little muggles dream of being witches and wizards, they will love these awesome ideas for a magical Harry Potter party!
Give your invitations an authentic wizardy feel by making your own Hogwarts seal stamp! You can find out how to make this at Cut Out + Keep.
2. Floating candles
Set up your own Great Hall with this brilliant and simple idea of making floating candles from cardboard tubes painted white and LED candles, found on Eating Bender.
3. Owl balloons
With these easy-to-make owl balloons found on workmanfamily you can easily set up your own Owlery at your party.
4. House banners
For a great party venue decoration, you can download printable house banners for all four Howgarts houses from Centsational Girl. These ones were given the old parchment look by printing them on off-white card and burning the edges with a lighter.
5. The sorting hat
Check out how to make this Sorting Hat by Martha Shmartha. For a really fun party idea, why not put a baby monitor in the hat and have an adult in another room make the hat talk? It could then sort the kids into houses, but perhaps avoid sending anyone to Slytherin!
6. House scarves
Visit Pieces by Polly for a tutorial on how to make these great Hogwarts house scarves. They are great for dressing up and as take-home party favours.
Pieces by Polly can also teach you how to make an excellent witch or wizard robe from a T-shirt in just 15 minutes!
8. Party snack labels
You can download these awesome free printable party snack labels from A Typical English Home, to give all your party food a Harry Potter theme.
9. Wizard hat cupcakes
Visit iVillage for full directions on how to make these great wizard hat cupcakes!
10. Golden snitches
These golden snitches (found here) would be so easy to make out of Ferrero Rocher and feathers.
This is a cute idea for a party drink straight out of The Three Broomsticks — just make sure it’s not real beer! Found on Hostess with the Mostess.
12. Drink labels
Or you can visit Over the big Moon for free printables to turn any drink into Harry Potter themed drinks!
13. The birthday cake
For the birthday cake, we love this simple but great idea from centsationalgirl.com of adding a Harry Potter figurine and an extra-long gummy snake to make a great basilisk cake.
14. Wand making
Why not set up a wand-making station like this one seen on Continually Creative? Looks like lots of fun!
15. Flying keys
We love this idea for flying keys found here. They make for great party decorations, or use real keys, set them lower and have kids race to see who will be the first to unlock a treasure box!
16. Potions class
We love the idea of setting up a real Quidditch game as done by Martha Shmartha, simply using painted wood and hula hoops.
18. Party favours
Check out these great broomstick party favour bags seen on Martha Stewart!
For more great party ideas for your Brisbane Kids, check out our 17 Ideas for a Spooktacular Halloween Party, How to Train Your Dragon Party Ideas for Kids and Totally Awesome Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Party Ideas.