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Personalized DIY Harry Potter Wands

These DIY Harry Potter wands use everyday supplies found around the house or in your backyard to create a fun Halloween craft for kids. Here's how to make your own Harry Potter wands ready for lots of exciting Harry Potter spells!
Servings 6 wands


  • 6 sticks in your desired width and length
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Paint colors of choice
  • Modge Podge
  • Gems
  • Glitter
  • Ribbon
  • Rope
  • Suede


  • Gather up your supplies and prep your craft area with newspaper to protect your workspace.
  • Start by using the hot glue gun to apply glue on the bottom third of the stick to make the handle. Make sure to apply it in several layers to add some fun texture and grip!
  • Add some gems with the hot glue gun and adjust the shape of the wand as needed.
  • Paint the handle and top of the wand in the desired color, then set aside for a few minutes to allow time to dry.
  • Lightly brush over the raised areas with metallic paint to give an antique look. Then, set aside for a few minutes to dry.
  • Apply some modge podge and glitter to add a bit of sparkle as desired.
  • Finish it off by embellishing the wands with fun gems, ribbon, rope, and suede.
  • Allow the DIY harry potter wands to dry overnight or use a hairdryer if you're in a hurry!