American Girl Harry Potter Wands

Posted on Sep 12 2015 - 3:01am by Rudy

American Girl Harry Potter Wands

 

American Girl Harry Potter Wands

Calling all Harry Potter fans!  Well, I guess you don’t have to be a Harry Potter fan to need a wand.  Your doll could just like magic tricks!  Whatever the case, these American Girl wands are just too cute!  I’ve seen a similar technique used for human size wands for dress up and Halloween, so I made a few changes, added my own touch, and voila!  Doll size!  You might notice that these are bright and fun wands.  If you are making these for a Harry Potter scene, you might want to use darker colors, closer to the real ones.  However, ours are just for fun so we choose loud color combos.

Materials Needed:

  1. Hot Glue & Extra Sticks
  2. Extra Small Wooden Dowels
  3. Buttons, Beads, Small Wooden Craft Objects
  4. Craft Paint

TIPS:

  • You might be able to use colored hot glue!  I didn’t have any on hand so I just painted mine, but I would love to know if that makes a difference!
  • You could possibly use skewers instead of dowels, but they might end up being a little skinny for scale.
  • Seriously get creative for the end pieces! Sponges, acorn, anything will work and be fun!  We even used a crayon sharpener!

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Watch & leave a comment with your answer for the wand names!

American Girl Harry Potter Wands was last modified: March 21st, 2017 by Rudy

16 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Khia March 11, 2016 at 1:31 pm -

    Could you use a pencil?

  2. Khia March 9, 2016 at 2:12 pm -

    Maybe. But its still really small and might be hard to decorate.

  3. M. December 30, 2015 at 6:59 am -

    Awesome tutorial! I love Harry Potter!!!! Here are my wand ideas:

    1.Friendship gold (friendship) and sunshine rock core (to make the best out of things

    2.Sea monster scales (bravery) and lupin blossom juice (quick thinking)

    3.Hypogrif feathers (strength) and dust of unicorn hoof (strong magic)

    4.Rainbow drops (imagination) and cloud vapor (ability to plan)

    5.Pheonix talons (effective magic) and dirt of the underworld (ability to shrink)

    6.maplewood branch (resourcefulness) and peppermint leaves (ability to heal)

  4. Cari Merrell September 19, 2015 at 6:37 am -

    i love it you strike again Rudy!

  5. emma September 18, 2015 at 1:45 pm -

    what about a q-tip without the fluffy stuff do you think that would work

  6. tiff-a-turkey September 13, 2015 at 6:02 pm -

    those are so cute!!

  7. Kath September 12, 2015 at 11:43 am -

    how about the free chopsticks?

    • Rudy September 12, 2015 at 12:50 pm -

      Those might work! Great idea!

  8. emma September 12, 2015 at 8:26 am -

    hey Rudy do you think i can use a tooth pick and not a wooden Dowel?

    • Rudy September 12, 2015 at 12:50 pm -

      I think toothpicks will be to small. Toothpicks are more Barbie size.