Crafting with melting beads, fuse beads Hama Beads or Perler® beads is an excellent way to keep kids happy and busy for hours. Kids like the look and feel of the beads and enjoy making projects with them all year around. The beads help the fine motor skills of the kids, introduce them to many new colors, help the kids learn to count and teach concentration and patience. These days, there are so many colors available and even beads with effects such as glow in the dark.
Melting Beads Chick
Isn’t the chick so cute? This is a fun project for kids to make as a decoration for spring. No special shape is needed to make it. The pattern is created for a simple square melting bead peg board.
Melting Beads Easter Bunny
This bunny can be made in any color and is a fun project for little hands to make as a decoration for Easter.
Fuse Bead Lady Bug on a Leaf
What child does not like a lady bug and this craft is not only fun to make but would look cheerful in any child’s room window in the spring and summer.
Fuse Beads Apple Pattern
Looks delicious enough to bite into! Compliments the other fuse bead fruit patterns - strawberry, watermelon, orange and pear.
Fuse Beads Patiotic Heart
Print out this pattern so that the kids can create patriotic fuse bead hearts to celebrate Independence Day.