For many fall is the time for heading back to Hogwarts and reuniting with all of your friends from the Harry Potter series. To help you get in the mood and maybe get a jump on your Halloween plans here are some links to some great Harry Potter themed crafts and party ideas.
Usually one of the first stops for a new wizard is Olivander's Wand shop to get your very own magical wand but if you can't get there no worries, you can make your very own, one of a kind, wand following the tutorial here:
Next it's on to the bookstore to pick up all of your required reading, one of our favorite books is this little monster notepad book to go along with the Care of Magical Creatures. Check out the picture below to learn how to make your very own little monster notepad book:
You need a good quill to take notes in that little-monster-book and this is just the place for a clever wizard to find out what it takes to make the perfect one that fits your style. Just don't try to get the feather fresh from your owl, they may not like that!
After an afternoon of shopping in Diagon Alley it's time for a relaxing bit of Butterbeer. There are so many variations on the recipe it's hard to pick a favorite so head on over here where you have a wide selection of recipes to choose from:
I'm sure there are many more things you can find in Diagon Alley before heading on towards your trip to Hogwarts so be sure to check out this Pinterest page that has over 100 pinned Harry Potter themed crafts and party ideas to find all of the ones here and more!