Harry Potter Inspired Wand Tutorial and Free Printable Gift Tags

Magic wands are incredibly easy to make, a fun craft for adults and children alike.
And since the materials cost is so low, there is no reason you can’t make magic wands by the dozen!

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Scroll to the bottom of this post to download our free printable Harry Potter Inspired Gift Tags for all occasions.

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All you need is one bamboo skewer, one sheet of standard printer paper, some glue, a bit of yarn (optional), a square of toilet paper, brown paint, and sealant (also optional).

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Squeeze glue all over the paper (purple lines where I put the glue).

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Roll the skewer up in the paper.

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Make a tight paper roll for a smooth wand. Make a loose paper roll for a twisted wand.
(For a twisted effect, simply roll loosely and then crumple and twist the paper down tighter around the skewer.)

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When it dries, cut the weak and bendable paper ends off.

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Tear off a small corner of the tissue paper square and use a dab of glue to fill-in and round-out the hollow ends.

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Optional step: Wrap yarn around the wand in any design you choose.

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Secure the yarn design with glue.

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Once dry, paint it brown. You may want to do two or three coats of paint.
When the paint dries, seal with clear sealant.

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Here are ten different wand designs for inspiration:

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A magic wand is an excellent gift for any occasion-
– give wands as party favors
– give wands as Halloween treats
– give wands as Valentines
– give wands at an end of the school year party
– give wands as a holiday gift
There is a gift tag for it in ourĀ Harry Potter Inspired Gift Tags For All Occasions (click here to download)

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If you want to kick it up a notch, make a Harry Potter scarf wand case, just follow the same directions as you would to make a scarf but make it smaller. Picture and video tutorial for the scarf wand case here.

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