Just like how Indians are crazy about the game of cricket, the magical world plays a sport on broomsticks called Quidditch! It takes a great deal of talent to be selected in a wizarding school’s quidditch team. So to practise at home. But first, how about creating a miniature Harry Potter craft broomstick from scratch?
Parental Involvement: Medium
Duration: 20 minutes
Skills Acquired: Gross motor, coordination, imagination
- A stick – take a walk around your neighbourhood!
- Brown and gold paint
- Broomstick ends
- Rubber band
- A pair of scissors
- Aluminium foil
- Ice cream sticks – 2
- Licence to fly!
Instructions for Harry Potter Craft Broomstick Activity:
- Paint a small piece of stick, brown.
- Cut a bunch of broomstick ends of the same size. Bring them together.
- Tie it to one end of the stick using a rubber band.
- Paint the rubber band gold.
- Write the words ‘Firebolt’ or ‘Nimbus 2000’ on the broom. Get creative with names!
- Time to make an attractive broomstick stand! Wrap a piece of thermocol in aluminium foil.
- Cut the ends of 2 ice cream sticks to form Y-shaped sticks.
- Paint the sticks brown and insert them into the thermocol.
- Place the broomstick on it!
Who’s ready for a game of Quidditch?
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