The Golden Snitch: Harry Potter Craft For Kids

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
  • Glue

Instructions for The Golden Snitch – Harry Potter Craft:

  1. Wrap a ball with aluminium foil.
  2. Paint it gold and leave it to dry.
  3. Draw and cut two wings from a shiny paper plate.
  4. Add designs and patterns for the wings.
  5. Stick the wings to the sides of the ball!

Let the game begin!

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Gayathri breathes Harry Potter as much as she breathes air. Yes, a hardcore Potterhead! She loves to play with words, write goofy and humorous articles, dabble in art & craft activities, and crack terrible jokes. Having worked as a copywriter with an ad agency, she is currently a content writer at Flintobox!

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