Harry Potter At Home: JK Rowling Introduces Free Magic For Families

Emily Manning

Emily Manning

April 1, 2020

Harry Potter At Home

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Today, J.K. Rowling and her Wizarding World partners introduced Harry Potter At Home to provide some free magic for children, parents, carers and teachers confined at home during the Covid-19 outbreak. Get ready for Hogwarts to come to you!

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Hogwarts and J.K. Rowling’s magical world of Harry Potter are the ultimate way to escape and enjoy something special. And who couldn’t do with a bit of escapism right about now?

During the COVID-19 uncertainty, J.K. Rowling wants to offer some creative activities, magic, reassurance and family fun – and the result is Harry Potter At Home!

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What Is Harry Potter At Home?

WizardingWorld.com is hosting Harry Potter At Home for families to enjoy at home. This hub of information and activities gives parents and children a chance to discover the magic of Harry Potter, by reading or listening on their own or together. There will also be lots of creative and craft activities, magical videos, quizzes, puzzles and more!

In addition, you can enjoy Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone for free during April, thanks to partnerships with Audible and library book supplier OverDrive.

The audiobook can be streamed in several languages for free via Audible Stories, and the eBook and audiobook can be borrowed in over 20 different languages worldwide via OverDrive.

More #HarryPotterAtHome ideas will be announced soon, so keep checking back – and there will also be a weekly email newsletter with fun ideas.

The new Harry Potter At Home project is thanks to J.K. Rowling, Bloomsbury and Scholastic (the UK and US publishers of Harry Potter), Pottermore Publishing, Audible, library supplier OverDrive, and WizardingWorld.com

Fancy a Hogwarts Feast?

From butter beer and golden snitches to broomsticks and chocolate frogs, take a look at these AMAZING Harry Potter food ideas that will turn an ordinary party into a truly magical event!


Harry Potter is Licence Free For Teachers

J.K Rowling and her team have already announced a special, open licence for teachers to read the seven Harry Potter books aloud to their pupils in virtual read-a-long sessions.

This means, if you’re a teacher you’ll be able to record yourself reading Harry’s Hogwarts adventures and share these with your pupils online.

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Will you be checking out Harry Potter At Home? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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Published On: April 1st, 2020 / Categories: Entertainment, Technology / Last Updated: September 29th, 2021 / Tags: , , , , /

About the Author: Emily Manning

Emily Manning
Emily is the coffee-loving Editor of MyKidsTime. Mum of one daughter and two naughty Tibetan Terriers, she is particularly partial to Curly Wurlys and unable to resist pretty stationery and new cookbooks. As an avid foodie and domestic goddess-wannabe, she is most likely to be found in the kitchen.

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