Aren’t those wands super amazing?!?! Would you believe me if I told you they were just made from paper and hot glue? It’s true – paper and hot glue – you should have that lying around, so go grab it and get to work turning your children into wizards!
I first saw these on Pinterest from this link – it’s a great tutorial! Follow the link for all the details on how to make a Harry Potter wizard wand. Here’s their wands:
I showed my 9 year old, who just completed the Harry Potter series, and he was all about making them. And unlike crafts where you prep and get things ready and plan ahead before doing them, I just said yeah, let’s make them and started right then – it was so fun being impromtu!
Even Trevor had to get involved. He was much better at drawing designs with hot glue than I was:
After you roll the paper and hot glue your designs, you get to paint the wands – the fun never stops! We spray painted some and painted some with a brush – even watered down paint and rubbed it on like stain. It was fun to try lots of different techniques.
It was easy and fun! In fact, the next day my son brought a handful of neighborhood friends over so they could all make wands of their own. Gotta love it when crafting is cool 🙂
So if you ever have a snow day come up and there a bunch of kids stuck wanting something to do, here ya go – they’ll all love it!