Published on Jul 7th 2020

Make your own Hogwarts house bookmarks

How about starting off with these beautiful bookmarks? Whether you’re a Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin or Hufflepuff these colourful crafts are a great way to show off your Hogwarts house and they’re also very useful for marking your place in a Harry Potter book! Still need to find out which house you belong to? Take our Sorting Ceremony here. Need some inspiration? We recommend watching one of our chapter video reads to get you started… Best chapter video for Hogwarts houses: Chapter Seven - 'The Sorting Hat'.

Learn how to make your very own broomstick charm

Quidditch is one of Harry’s favourite things about Hogwarts – and he’s really good at it too! If you’re a Quidditch fan like him, then you’re going to love this crafting tutorial, where we teach you how to make your very own broomstick. Is it a Nimbus Two Thousand? You decide! Need some inspiration? Best chapter video for Quidditch: Chapter Eleven – 'Quidditch'.

Make your own Hogwarts-style paper quills

Once witches and wizards start at Hogwarts, just like Muggle children, they have to do their homework. Why not make your own writing more fun with one of these paper quills? You can pretend you bought it at Diagon Alley – we won’t tell! Need some inspiration? Best chapter video for Hogwarts school supplies: Chapter Five - 'Diagon Alley'.

Make your own Cornish pixie light up jar

Cornish pixies feature in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and cause quite a bit of bother! With this crafting video you can learn how to make your very own pesky pixie and pop it in its very own light up jar. And if you want to use a pixie template, you’ll find two different kinds on the article page. But watch out – these creatures cause all kind of trouble! Need some inspiration? Best chapter video for trolls and trouble: Chapter Ten - 'Hallowe’en'.

Create your own paper owls

This crafting video is a celebration of the owls of the wizarding world – who deliver post but also make wonderful companions! With this tutorial you can learn how to make your very own feathered friend – tawny, screech, barn, brown or snowy? It’s up to you! Need some inspiration? Best chapter video for unexpected owls: Chapter One - 'The Boy Who Lived'.

Learn how to draw a Niffler

These cute creatures feature in one of Harry, Ron and Hermione’s Care of Magical Creatures lessons – but they’re not quite as well-behaved as they look! We teach you how to draw one of these cuddly troublemakers in this video. Need some inspiration? Best chapter video for gold: Chapter Thirteen - 'Nicolas Flamel'.

Show off your Hogwarts house with these rock painting tutorials

Learn how to paint your own house mascot onto a rock with this crafting video! Did you know the Hogwarts coat of arms features a lion for Gryffindor, an eagle for Ravenclaw, a badger for Hufflepuff and a snake for Slytherin? Show how proud you are of your Hogwarts house with this fun activity! Need some inspiration? Best chapter video for the Hogwarts coat of arms: Chapter Three - 'The Letters from No One'.


Find all these crafting videos, and more on our Crafting Magic hub here. And if you fancy another challenge once you’ve finished crafting, you can find puzzles and quizzes about the first Harry Potter book here.