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There’s a video going viral right now where a little girl is talking to her mom. She’s explaining how she asked other kids in her class about Napoleon, and how she felt he would be a Slytherin at Hogwarts.  She was surprised when most of those she asked didn’t even know who Napoleon was.  The best part is when she says the education system failed these kids.  The woman who posted the video captioned it with “When your dad is a nerd.”

I feel like this kind of goes back to the conversation Dub and I had about IQs and how things have changed so much in recent years.

The Education System Failed Them!  Here’s the video:

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16 Harry Potter Gift Ideas That Every Potterhead Will Love

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Calling all you Potterheads! Whether you grew up devouring the books or binge-watching the movies every time they were on TV, the Harry Potter universe has a vast number of fans. And because we love finding cool and unique items for you, we decided to put together a list of Harry Potter gift ideas that you can get for yourself or your fellow Potterheads. So, whether you were sorted in Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin we have something perfect for you. 

  • 1) Wizard Chess Set

    Even though it’s not as cool as the actual wizard chess in the books and movies, this Wizard Chess set is a super awesome Harry Potter gift idea. The chess pieces are small replicas of what we see in the first Harry Potter movie so it’s definitely sure to make your favorite Harry Potter fan happy. 

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  • 2) Personalized Hogwarts Acceptance Letter

    How many of you are still waiting for your Hogwarts letter to arrive? Well, you’re in luck you can have that done! Etsy Seller, MagicKateLV, makes personalized Hogwarts acceptance letters so you can finally experience receiving your letter. Every letter is signed by Deputy Headmistress McGonagall, and comes with a list of supplies needed from Diagon Alley, a ticket for the Hogwarts Express, and so much more!

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  • 3) Time Turner Necklace

    I’m sure many of you are familiar with the Time Turner necklace that became an essential item for one of our favorite Gryffindors, Hermione Granger. Now you can grab this replica one and maybe you’ll be able to make it to all of your classes this semester.

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  • 4) Quidditch Set

    One of the coolest parts of the magical world of Harry Potter is Quidditch. This Quidditch set is a really cool accessory to have for any Harry Potter fans. The set comes with a quaffle, two bludgers, and of course a Golden Snitch.

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  • 5) Harry Potter AirPods Case

    This AirPods case is amazing! Not only is the cartoon-style Harry very adorable, but if you’re a Harry Potter fan this is a fun simple gift that works well on the first and second-generation AirPods.

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  • 6) Platform 9 ¾ Light Up Sign

    If it wasn’t your dream to go to King’s Cross Station and try to enter onto Platform 9 ¾ via the wall between platforms 9 and 10, were you even a Harry Potter fan? This fun light from IWOOT would make the perfect addition to any room or workspace!

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  • 7) Chapter Art Coasters

    For all of you book lovers like me, this is definitely a fun find! This Etsy seller makes fun coasters featuring some of the chapter headings from the Harry Potter books. This would make a really fun and unique gift for any Harry Potter lover.

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  • 8) It’s Not Much But It’s Home Welcome Mat

    Ah, the Burrow. The infamous Weasley home was such a special place for Harry and company. This welcome mat would look great out in front of your house and will even let your guests know that you are a Potterhead!

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  • 9) The Leaky Cauldron Tee

    Another incredibly cool place in the Wizarding World is the Leaky Cauldron. You can even visit the Leaky Cauldron in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter as part of Universal Studios Florida! This would be the perfect tee to where there.

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  • 10) Custom Harry Potter Necklace

    Who doesn’t like a personalized necklace? For Harry Potter fans this is a really unique gift idea because it allows you to personalize it with your own name! It is also available in silver, gold, rose gold, and many more.

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  • 11) Luna Lovegood Earrings

    These Luna Lovegood earrings are so cute! We definitely want a pair immediately!

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  • 12) Herbology T-shirt

    Herbology is definitely the class I’d do best at, and that’s why I love this shirt! Not only does it feature some of the crazy plants you learn about from books, but it’s also in a gorgeous pink color that I love.

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  • 13) Olivander's Wands Tee

    Olivander’s is easily one of my favorite places in the Wizarding World. This Olivander’s Wands tee is super fun and would be perfect for any visit you make to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

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  • 14) Hogwarts Castle Music Box with Hedwig’s Theme

    Music boxes like this are some of my favorite gifts to give and receive. Music can hold such a strong part of our hearts and many Harry Potter fans know that Hedwig’s theme is one of the best in the score. That’s what makes this music box so great!

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  • 15) I’ll Be In My Room Shirt

    And this is such a classic Harry Potter shirt if we’ve ever seen one. The iconic Harry Potter font and the quote from Harry itself make this even more amazing. Plus, this quote has become a meme for book lovers everywhere because let’s face it, all we want to do is hide away in our rooms to read.

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  • 16) Custom Wizard Portrait

    This is incredible! I love personalized items like this and this one is definitely a favorite. You get to select the number of people in the painting, your house robes, the background, and Etsy seller PetCreationsArt turns it into something beautiful!

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