12 Easy Ideas for a Wizard-Worthy Harry Potter Birthday Party

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Jennifer Sbranti on Jul 14, 2011 at 6:47PM

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Potion Jar Centerpieces

a Jennifer Sbranti on Feb 25, 2010 at 5:45PM

Potions is one of the most popular classes at Hogwarts, so make sure you have an ample supply of Gillyweed and Hippogriff Gizzards on hand!

What you'll need: Glass jars in different sizes, labels for jars, food coloring, water and a variety of odd-looking substances to serve as "magical" ingredients

Directions: Fill the jars with different substances and label them according to the potions and ingredients mentioned in the Harry Potter movies. The more creepy and gross-sounding the better! For example:

• Prunes = Dried Beetles
• Weeds in green water = Gillyweed
• Maple syrup = Truth Serum
• Purple water with loose tea leaves = Dream Fluid
• Black lentils = Bats Eyes
• Smoked oysters = Hippogriff Gizzards
• Dirt + water = Hollow Stump Soil
• Cocktail onions = Blind Cat Eyes
• Spaghetti with red sauce = Blood Worms

Tip: Need help with the jar labels? Download our printable label templates.

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