Just 19 Magical Harry Potter Bulletin Boards Even Muggles Can Pull Off

If you’re a Harry Potter fan and enjoy getting crafty, then these magical bulletin boards are perfect for you. Whether you’re a teacher looking to inspire your students or just want to add a touch of Hogwarts magic to your home, these ideas are sure to impress. Best of all, they’re easy enough for even muggles to create.

  1. Sorting Hat Bulletin Board: Start off with a classic by creating a bulletin board that resembles the iconic Sorting Hat. Use brown construction paper to shape the hat and cut out colorful paper strips to symbolize the four Hogwarts houses. As students achieve goals or display exceptional work, they can be sorted into their respective houses.
  1. Spellbinding Spell Books: Transform your bulletin board into a collection of magical spell books. Cut out book shapes from colored construction paper and write different spells on each one. Add whimsical illustrations to make them come to life.
  1. Quidditch Field: Bring the excitement of Quidditch to your bulletin board. Divide the board into sections representing the different positions on the field and use colored paper to create players in action. Add a golden snitch for an extra touch of magic.
  1. Marauder’s Map: Recreate the Marauder’s Map on your bulletin board using black paper as a base. Draw the intricate map details with white chalk or gel pens. You can even add footprints to represent the characters moving around Hogwarts.
  1. House Points Tracker: Create a display to track house points, just like in the movies. Use separate sections for each house and add a way to award and deduct points. This interactive board will encourage friendly competition and good behavior.
  1. Potion Ingredients: Display different potion ingredients on your board. Write the names of magical ingredients on different cutouts and arrange them in potion bottles. Add some fizz and steam effects using colored paper or cotton balls.
  1. Magical Creatures: Showcase the magical creatures from the Wizarding World on your bulletin board. Cut out images or draw your own representations of iconic creatures like dragons, unicorns, and hippogriffs. Label each creature and provide fun facts about them.
  1. Daily Prophet: Create a bulletin board that looks like the front page of the Daily Prophet newspaper. Write headlines about the latest happenings in the wizarding world, highlighting student achievements or upcoming events.
  1. Triwizard Tournament: Transform your board into a triwizard tournament arena. Include elements like the Goblet of Fire, dragons, and the maze. Use different materials to add texture and depth to make it visually appealing.
  1. House Mascots: Dedicate a section of your board to the mascots of each Hogwarts house. Draw or print out images of the lion, badger, snake, and eagle to represent Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Slytherin, and Ravenclaw respectively.
  1. Famous Quotes: Write down inspirational quotes from the Harry Potter series and display them on your board. Use different fonts and colors to make them stand out.
  1. Diagon Alley: Transform your bulletin board into a miniature version of Diagon Alley. Cut out storefronts and display various magical items and shops. Add details like wands, broomsticks, and cauldrons to make it feel more realistic.
  1. Honeydukes: Create a section that resembles the famous Honeydukes sweetshop. Display different candy wrappers or draw your own versions of the magical treats mentioned in the books.
  1. Platform 9¾: Recreate the iconic Platform 9¾ on your bulletin board. Cut out a brick wall and add a sign that says “Platform 9¾.” You can also include a train and luggage to complete the scene.
  1. Fantastic Beasts: Showcasing the magical creatures from the Fantastic Beasts series will add a unique touch to your bulletin board. Include creatures like Nifflers, Bowtruckles, and Occamys, along with descriptions for each.
  1. Potions Class: Create a bulletin board that looks like a potions classroom. Use jars and bottles filled with colored liquids to represent different potions. Write down the names and effects of each potion for added detail.
  1. Daily Wizard Challenges: Add an interactive element to your bulletin board by creating daily wizard challenges. Write down trivia questions or puzzles related to the Harry Potter series and encourage students or colleagues to participate.
  1. Hogwarts House Crests: Display the crests of all four houses of Hogwarts on your bulletin board. Use vibrant colors and symbols to represent Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Slytherin, and Ravenclaw.
  1. Harry Potter Book Covers: Showcase the book covers of the Harry Potter series on your bulletin board to inspire others to read. Add a brief synopsis of each book to pique interest.
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