Participants

Unlimited

Age Range

6 years old

Description

Keep your guests entertained by having them make up and/or listen to Harry Potter Haiku.

Supplies

Pen or quill

Paper or parchment

Instructions

Haiku are brief poems of seventeen syllables, usually with five each in the first and last lines, and seven in the middle:

from all directions

winds bring petals of cherry

into the bird lake

”Basho

Jo Rowling's books provide many great examples for inspiration in this ancient Asian form of poetry:

Flint with the Quaffle”

passes Spinnet” passes Bell”

hit hard in the face

For more examples (and seven pages of archives!) please visit this website





Finding Hogwarts

The Leaky Cauldron is not associated with J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros., or any of the individuals or companies associated with producing and publishing Harry Potter books and films.