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How To Make a Harry Potter Wand | Crunchy, Crafty, and Highly Caffeinated

How To Make a Harry Potter Wand

Last year my podcast Universe Box did an episode about Harry Potter.

We even gained national attention when J.K. Rowling herself responded to a tweet from one of our listeners. You can read about it on CNN, Buzzfeed, E! Online, or pretty much any news outlet.

How To Make a Harry Potter Wand


Homemade Wands

One of my main tasks for that podcast was to make a tutorial on how to make your own Harry Potty wand from things you probably had around the house. It is quick, simple, and magical. Give it a watch!

Wand Supplies Needed

  • Sticks (like from an old game of pick up sticks) or CLEAN chopsticks
  • Hot glue gun with extra glue
  • Brown, gold and/or silver paint and a paintbrush

That’s it!

Copycat Crafts

I had so much fun making these Harry Potter wands and my kids had a blast playing with them. They walk around my house yelling “Universe Boxio!” all the time with them.

Are you a Potterhead? Have you ever made your own wand? Or did you get yours the old fashioned way by going to Ollivanders?

Did you like this post? Share it with a friend! Oh, and catch the whole Universe Box episode about Harry Potter here.

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    • mrsdmeeks

      I actually have 3 current podcasts and 2 that are either cancelled or on hiatus.

  1. nourishingmyscholar

    We are total Potterheads! We had a Harry Potter week last year and made potions, wands and a monster book of monsters. It was a blast!!!

    • mrsdmeeks

      That sounds SO FUN!! I would love to make a Monster book of Monsters!!

  2. Sarah (Ruffles and Rain Boots)

    So much fun – and JK Rowling?!?! Whaaat? 🙂 Thanks for linking up at the Thank Goodness It’s Thursday party. I can’t wait to see what you link up tomorrow.

    • mrsdmeeks

      Right!! Our notifications were blowing up for a week. Heck, they still trickle in 🙂 Thanks for stopping!

  3. Jen

    Oh my gosh this is fantastic! I am so going to make this with my kiddos this summer! Thanks for linking up at the Happy Now Link up!

    • mrsdmeeks

      Your kids are going to love it!! We have so much fun jumping around, casting spells. We already have a HP movie marathon scheduled for this summer!

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