Now that your broomstick is ready, how about making a golden snitch to enjoy a game of muggle (non-magic folk) quidditch (sport played by witches and wizards on broomsticks)? In a Quidditch match, the Seeker’s job is to catch the tiny and extremely swift snitch—only then does the game end! So who’s ready to make, from scratch, the most-wanted item of quidditch?
Parental Involvement: Medium
Duration: 15 minutes
Skills Acquired: Imagination, Fine Motor, Creativity
- A small ball
- Aluminium foil
- Gold paint and paintbrush
- Paper plate – 1
- A pair of scissors
- Black pen
Instructions for The Golden Snitch – Harry Potter Craft:
- Wrap a ball with aluminium foil.
- Paint it gold and leave it to dry.
- Draw and cut two wings from a shiny paper plate.
- Add designs and patterns for the wings.
- Stick the wings to the sides of the ball!
Let the game begin!
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