Harry Potter Craft Broomstick: Make Your Own Firebolt!

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

 

Materials:

  • A stick – take a walk around your neighbourhood!
  • Brown and gold paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Broomstick ends
  • Rubber band
  • A pair of scissors
  • Thermocol
  • Aluminium foil
  • Ice cream sticks – 2
  • Licence to fly!

Instructions for Harry Potter Craft Broomstick Activity:

  1. Paint a small piece of stick, brown.
  2. Cut a bunch of broomstick ends of the same size. Bring them together.
  3. Tie it to one end of the stick using a rubber band.
  4. Paint the rubber band gold.
  5. Write the words ‘Firebolt’ or ‘Nimbus 2000’ on the broom. Get creative with names!
  6. Time to make an attractive broomstick stand! Wrap a piece of thermocol in aluminium foil.
  7. Cut the ends of 2 ice cream sticks to form Y-shaped sticks.
  8. Paint the sticks brown and insert them into the thermocol.
  9. Place the broomstick on it!

Who’s ready for a game of Quidditch?

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About

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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