We found these wonderful "cardboard satchels" at Paper-Source for $6.00 - they even have straps! Then we lined the interiors with glittery purple paper (brilliant purple seems wizard-like, right?):
We're using colorful cupcake liner papers to hold little bags on goodies inside including Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans (jelly beans), Puking Pastilles (chocolate nonpareils), licorice wands, crystallized pineapple (Professor Slughorn's favorite), lemon drops, Droobles Blowing Gum (gumballs), Peppermint Humbugs (York Peppermint Patties), Ton-Tongue Toffees (toffees), Fizzing Whizbees (Pop Rocks), and Chocolate Frogs.
The tweens made custom decals for the boxes like this one:
Then we envisioned what a Skiving Snackbox would look like in the Muggle World and went to town with some paint pens and glitter:
And here it is filled:
Now we're off to join the throngs of other Harry Potter fans in the movie queue. Even though we'll be in line for hours, there's a carnival-like atmosphere amongst the crowd. It's always fun to see other kids' costumes and to play (Wizard) Chess and broomstick Quidditch while we wait.
We'd love to learn what you're doing too - what are your tweens doing for the last Harry Potter movie?
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