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My little guy was dreaming up ideas for this party for months beforehand! We made a birthday banner out of pages of a Harry Potter book and used the books for inspiration for all our decorations.

We had sorting hat scratcher tickets, potions, Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans, played Quidditch, drank Butterbeer, and went shopping at the joke shop!

We even did a little photobooth where the kids dressed up in a school robe with their wands and glasses (if they wanted).

See all photos here http://www.allfortheboys.com/home/2011/6/20/harry-potter-party.html

Idea

Party Highlights

  • Desserts

    Cupcakes and an amazing Harry Potter cake later that day

  • Activities / Games

    The kids were separated into houses by a scratcher ticket and we had potions class, played quidditch, ate Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans, made paper owl memos, and played find the golden dragon egg.

  • Budget

    $200

  • Best Moment

    The boys being so excited over each new activity.

  • What People Ate

    Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans, book inspired snacks like chocolate frogs, Hagrid's Harvest Melon, and Professor Sprout's Magical Roots (carrots and celery)

  • What People Drank

    Butterbeer!

  • Funniest Moment

    Getting a bad Bertie Bott's Bean. The boys made the funniest faces!

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4 comments

  • Behar Party Designs *

    Behar Party Designs * wrote:

    Smart idea - like it!

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    Janice O wrote:

    Such a great job on this party! I love the mason jar drinking glasses. Could you please share your source of where you got them? Thanks in advance!

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    Allison W wrote:

    I actually got them at a yard sale. They were etched from a party at a local church which is why I ended up using labels. I had a hard time finding handled ones so I snatched these up while I could. I did see some large glass beer mugs at the dollar store though (greenbacks). Sorry I couldn't help more!

  • Amanda M

    Amanda M wrote:

    Fabulous party! Makes me wish I had a boy!!! :)

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