Creating a Harry Potter spellbook is a fantastic idea! One could be made using yellowing parchment and old-seeming binding, and placed on a stand during a party. Or, it could be a prize for a difficult Harry Potter-related game. Perhaps they can be organized based on function, (ex. attack, defense, etc.). This could be one website to help speed the process: http://harrypotterspells.net/ -SvH
"That's why it's important to get quality candles. The flames can be indicative of the spell's success, so buying or making good candles means the spell will work better," she said, inspecting a black candle closely, closing one eye and looking down its length.
How to make an enchantment water spell. 1. Fill a bowl with a little salted water 2. Light a white candle and place it where the flame is reflected into the water. 3. Write on a piece of paper your desire, with a water coloured marker or a pencil while visualizing the thing you want. 4. Wait for the writing on the paper to evaporate. 5. The spell is now cast now pour the water and paper into the earth.
This is a huge resource of activities that any first grade teacher could use. It is based on the Harcourt Story Town sequence of skills, but they are common skills in any first grade classroom. You get printable no-prep center activities for each of the 30 skills.