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This Teacher's Harry Potter-Themed Classroom Is Totally Awe-Inspiring

Something wicked cool this way comes.

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Meet Stephanie Stephens, a teacher for sixth- through eighth-graders at James L. Capps Middle School in Oklahoma City.

Stephanie Stephens

Stephens also happens to be a Harry Potter fan.

"I've read the books three times and listened to the books on audio," Stephens tells BuzzFeed Life.
Stephanie Stephens

"I've read the books three times and listened to the books on audio," Stephens tells BuzzFeed Life.

So this year, Stephens decided to combine her two greatest passions and make a Harry Potter-themed classroom.

Stephanie Stephens

And it's positively ~magical~.

"One of the toughest things as a reading teacher is instilling a love of reading in students that don't like it," Stephens says. "This year, I chose to go with a Harry Potter theme because if I am excited and enthusiastic, students tend to follow suit."
Stephanie Stephens

"One of the toughest things as a reading teacher is instilling a love of reading in students that don't like it," Stephens says. "This year, I chose to go with a Harry Potter theme because if I am excited and enthusiastic, students tend to follow suit."

Stephens spent between $400 and $500 of her own money for all the classroom swag.

"I ordered many of the signs and quotes from Etsy and I found a free downloadable Harry Potter font online," she says. "My sister, who is an amazing artist, painted my cork board."
Stephanie Stephens

"I ordered many of the signs and quotes from Etsy and I found a free downloadable Harry Potter font online," she says. "My sister, who is an amazing artist, painted my cork board."

And the room is full of awesome details only a true fan can appreciate — like a mini-Fluffy...

Stephanie Stephens

And a cozy spot for Hedwig...

Stephanie Stephens

And even a place for Scabbers.

Stephanie Stephens

There's a post for prefects...

Stephanie Stephens

And even a collection of potions, which her students love the most.

"I made a few bottles with glitter in them," Stephens says. "If we have a minute or two, the kids enjoy shaking up the bottles to watch the glitter swirl."
Stephanie Stephens

"I made a few bottles with glitter in them," Stephens says. "If we have a minute or two, the kids enjoy shaking up the bottles to watch the glitter swirl."

But Stephens isn't finished — she is working on adding a broom, a Mirror of Erised, a chess board, and more potions.

"If students are under the impression that a class is fun, they are happier and more open to the process of gaining knowledge," she says.
Stephanie Stephens

"If students are under the impression that a class is fun, they are happier and more open to the process of gaining knowledge," she says.

Dumbledore would be proud.

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