Do you want to stay in the comfort of your home and explore the magical world of Harry Potter? Try these enjoyable Harry Potter-themed activities then! These games will let you hone your spellcasting skills and put your understanding of Harry Potter mythology to the test, and they range from quizzes and word searches to scavenger hunts and puzzles.
Create Your Own Triwizard Tournament.
Why not hold your own Triwizard Tournament for the ultimate Harry Potter challenge? Make a series of challenges, puzzles, and assignments for the players to finish. Teams or single candidates can compete in many categories, such as spell and magical creature knowledge. Reward the winners with points or even galleons.
Create a Quidditch Match.
You can host your own Quidditch match regardless of whether you have a backyard or are constrained to an indoor space. At each end of the pitch, set up a goal hoop and the Quaffle with beanbags or pillows. As Bludgers, use rolled-up socks, and for the Golden Snitch, use a plush animal. To earn an additional 150 points, have teams race one another to see who can score the most goals and get the Golden Snitch.
This do-it-yourself version of chess adds a magical twist. Make two teams of pawn-like figures—one for every player—in the classic shades of black and white. The knights, bishops, rooks, and king pieces can all be made out of Harry Potter figures. If not, use your imagination to carefully arrange different items in the spaces they would generally occupy. The regular chess rules still apply when playing, but try to think strategically like a true wizard!
Prepare yourself for a fantastic twist on the traditional memory game. With one card facing up and the other down, two players must search for matching pairs of cards in this Harry Potter matching game. The winner is the first player to locate all of his or her pairs. When playing this game with young children, start with fewer cards and progressively increase the number as they improve their memory for specific locations of objects. Add recognizable characters from the story, such Hagrid and Dumbledore, to make the game even more thrilling!
Dueling Muggles for House Points Competition.
Get your wands ready and display your magic skills! Two teams will compete against one another in this Harry Potter game in an exhilarating duel. The players' performances in each game are evaluated, and the winning team receives house points. Be creative and make your teams out of any arrangement of roommates, relatives, and friends! Use cornstarch or Nerf dart guns for your dueling needs to stay authentic to the story.