Summer is in full swing. The pools are open, the sprinklers are out, and the outdoor activities are in full swing. Then it happens… Those good old summer thunderstorms. Now you have the kiddos stuck inside and looking for somethings to do. If you have ever worked with Perler Beads before you know you can print off or buy plenty of pre-made designs, but sometimes they just want to think outside of the box.Perler Beads come in all sorts of colors and packages. The first time that I ever used them was for J’s MINECRAFT Party. It was a great activity for the begining of the party while the kids trickled in through the door. They were a big hit with the boys and I knew that it would become a go-to craft.
5 quadrille graph paper, this means 5 squares per inch.This is important so it will fit under your peg board.
Simply have them draw out their design. Then go through and square off the edges to create your new design.
You will need a Large Clear Square Pegboards
We found using tweezers made the whole process easier!!When you are done placing your beads use an iron and Perler Fun Fusion Ironing Paper
to melt the beads.
See what your little ones come up with.
Keeping this one up my sleeve…I see princess beads in my future.