SPOILER ALERT WARNING!!!!: If there is any chance you haven't read all the books or seen all the movies do not continue on!
The letter from Hogwart's is the 1st object Harry receives from the Magical World and probably the one item every fan dreams of receiving.
|Hedwig Macrame Owls|
Harry's owl was a gift from Hagrid in the Sorcerer's Stone. She delivers Harry's first broom which was a gift from Prof. McGonagall.
Arriving at Hogwart's, student luggage is left at the entrance. My sis painted crests on some of the trunks and suitcase we've accumulated.
Snape and Malfoy show us their wands for the first time in the Sorcerer's Stone. Many of the wands change from movie to movie.
|Slytherin House Scarf|
This was the original wide-banded design of the House scarves in the first two Harry Potter movies.
There are many versions of the Hogwart's Crest. The one used on this wall plaque is a variation including parts from a few that we liked.
Hogwart's Great Hall is where wondrous elaborate feasts are served to Begin/End Terms, as well as Halloween and other special occasions.
The Great Hall ceiling looks like the sky outside. No party would be complete without floating candles above the dinner table.
When student arrive for their first dinner in the Great Hall, a talking witch hat sorts them into their school house. We made a hat that talkss!
|Levitating Feather Charm|
In a Charms lesson students learn the spell "Wingardium Leviousa". We taught our students how to master this simple trick.
Discovering he is a wizard, Harry is given a birthday cake baked and decorated by Hagrid, Keeper of Grounds & Keys at Hogwart's.
|Chocolate Frogs and Boxes|
Chocolate frogs are a favorite among students on the trolley aboard the Hogwart's Express. We used a simple recipe to make our own.
Harry's Chocolate frog may have escaped, but he gets his first Wizard Card, Albus Dumbledore. These are a fun and easy project to make.
|Bertie Bott's Beans|
Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans are a must have at any Hogwart's party and so easy to put together.
|Snapes's Potion Riddle|
Completely left out of the Films, the Trio have to solve Snape's potion riddle for Harry to proceed through the Forbidden Corridor.
Harry is the first student in more than a century to make the Quidditch team his first year. McGonagall buys him an expensive Nimbus 2000.
The Balls used in Quidditch are stored in a large trunk. This is my sis's replica of the one seen in Sorcerer's Stone.
|Petunia's Pudding Cake|
Harry's Aunt makes a pudding to impress one of Vernon's clients that ends up on the companies head thanks to a little "help".
The first house elf to appear in the movies. He "helps" Harry throughout his school years. Did you know some of his parts were given to Neville in the movies?
Arthur Weasley charms their Ford Angler to fly. The car is used by Hary and Ron to get to Hogwart's in their 2nd year before the car runs wild in the Forbidden Forrest.
Prof. Lockhart introduced Cornish Pixies in Defense Against the Dark Arts Class in the Chamber of Secrets. We also get glimpses of them in later movies.
Prof. Sprout's Herbology class repots mandrakes that are stewed to unpetrify those attacked by the Basilisk. We made them edible to revive our petrified students.
|Denoming the Garden|
We created a gnome toss game inspired by the twins showing Harry how to degnome a garden at the Burrow (in the book and game).
|Golden Gnome Angel|
In the 6th book, the twins stun a gnome and decorate it gold to use as a tree topper on their Christmas tree.
|Dueling Club Game|
Prof. Lockhart starts a Dueling Club at Hogwart's where students can practice dueling spells and techniques. We let our student's test their own skills.
|Polyjuice Potion Shakes|
Harry, Ron and Hermione take about a month to create this complicated potion to find out who is behind the opening of the Chamber of Secrets.
|Cauldrons and Stands|
Standing cauldrons are seen throughout the movies, especially in potions class. Hermione uses one to brew polyjuice.
|Aragog's Cobweb Maze|
Harry and Ron follow spiders into the Forbidden Forrest to find out what Hagrid has to do with the Chamber of Secrets. Our student explored Aragog's cobweb maze to retrieve ingredients for Prof. Snape.
After Prof. Lockhart "heals" Harry's broken arm, he is rushed to the hospital wing for this potion. Dobby beats the bottle over his head as punishment.
|Monster Book of Monsters|
Hagrid's first year as a teacher at Hogwart's he requires students to purchase this destructive book for Care of Magical Creatures Class. My sis made an adorable furry box!
One of the 3rd year classes where Prof. Trelawney enjoys predicting eminent doom while students drink tea and peer into crystal balls in a room heavily laden with smoke from incents.
This scarf was seen in the Goblet of Fire. Neville Longbottom and Dean Thomas wear them to watch the second task. This one was knitted on a homemade loom.
Though never seen, Cho Chang orders a Pumpkin Pasty off the Hogwart's Express Trolley. This is what we think they should look and taste like.
When Harry and Voldemort face off in the graveyard their red/green spell streams are connected. Our students duel with their own streamer wands.
|More House Elves|
In the Order of the Phoenix we meet Kreacher at Grimmald Place. Dobby doesn't appear again until Deathly Hallows - Part 1.
|Death Eater Mask|
Voldemort's skull masked followers appear in the graveyard in Goblet of Fire. They didn't acquire unique metal-like masks until the Order of the Phoenix.
For an Easter Contest I entered some Death Eater inspired eggs.
The Blood Quill was used by Professor Delores Umbridge as a form of punishment in The Order of the Phoenix.
Fred and George sell cuddly Pygmy Puffs bred from Puffskeins in the Half Blood Prince. Ginny's pet Arnold is with her on the train.
Though never actually appearing in the movies, we made an attempt at what a puffskein might look like.
|Potion Ingredient Game & Bottles|
Prof. Slughorn had many interesting potion bottles in his apothecary in the Half-blood Prince.
|Deathly Hallows Necklace|
This is a replica of gold pendant Mr Lovegood wore to the wedding.
Need to add: Dementor Hands & Mask, Classes, Pumpkin Juice, Lockhart Quiz, Pixie Hunt & Cage, Doxies, Yule Ball Faux Ice Sculpture, Golden Egg, Grindylow, Ministry of Magic Tri-Wizard Banner, Stainglass Mermaid in Prefects' Bathroom, Hog Head Pitcher, Pickett (and Stickett), Mad Eye's Magical Eye, The Goblet of Fire, Fairies