Holidays are upon us again, it’s once again time to buy mountains of stuff for your favorite Harry Potter fan. Here are a few ideas to make the process a bit more magical!
Fun Harry Potter Gifts
Jingle Spells 3
Holiday music a la Hogwarts! A compilation of Christmas songs by indie bands with a Harry Potter theme. All proceeds go to charity, which should gladden the heart of your HP fan. Earlier editions are available on Amazon. $15
Infrared Battling Wand
Send those cranky, sweet-stuffed children outside to fight it out with these ‘laser-tag’ style wands. Complete with lights and movie-style sound effects. Healing spells included. Also works with cranky, overfed adults. $23 at Thinkgeek.com
A Magical Grab Bag
A selection of HP goodies sure to delight any kids roaming around your tree this holiday season. A bat, a wand, candy, a scarf and more. $10 worth of goodies for $6 at Alivans.com
Harry Potter Film Wizardry
Book by Brian Sibley. See how the magic of the films was created in this gorgeously illustrated book. $22 at Barnes and Noble.
A House Sweater
Acrylic and wool sweaters with house colors or Quidditch styling. Great for midnight movie attendance and Quidditch World Cup games. $ 35 to $45. From Whimsic Alley.
Scary Harry Potter Gifts
A 6 ½ inch tall bust of Severus Snape
Half-body rendition. Intricately detailed with hand numbering and certificate of authenticity. Amazingly Alan Rickman-like! Enough to chill the blood of any Gryffindor – sure to get points for Slytherin, though. $60 at Amazon.com
Dark Mark Film Cell
Celebrate the evil of Narcissa, Bella and Draco with these collectible framed bits of 35 mm film and delicious artwork. But where’s Lucius? Limited edition of 2500. $66 at WB
Dragon Blood Writing Kit
Ink, feather quill, and five sheets of parchment for your next History of Magic assignment or letter home to the Dursleys. Owls available for an extra fee. $8 at OrderOfMerlin.info
Lucius Malfoy Wanted poster
Decorate the room with this stylish work of art done as a poster on paper or on canvas. Comes in various sizes and frames. Constantly reminds you of very polished, delectable evil. From Zazzle: various prices.