Kids Craft Ideas on How to Make Perler Bead Snowflake Patterns
Summary: As you known, Christmas is coming. Here I want to share you how to make perler bead snowflake patterns. Hope you will like!
Perler beads are small plastic beads that come in a wide variety of colors and can be arranged into a design by placing them on a pegboard. Next, I will use this kind of beads to make a snowflake. It has much fun. Children can do it as well. Now, follow me to learn how to make perler bead patterns!
Materials needed in perler bead snowflake patterns:
Hexagram Perler Pegboard
Instructions for perler bead snowflake patterns:
Step 1: Make the main frame of the perler bead snowflake
1st, place six blue perler beads to the hexagram pegboard from the center to corner as picture shows; this is one bead line;
2nd, place another five bead lines in the same way, the angle of every two bead lines is 60 degrees;
3rd, add 3 blue perler beads between two bead lines, continue to place the beads until you get a star shape as picture shows;
4th, fill white perler beads in six diamonds.
Step 2: Make the branches of the perler bead snowflake patterns
1st, add two blue perler beads near the last two beads of one bead line as picture shows, this is one bead branch;
2nd, do another five bead branches in the same way.
Step 3: Finish perler bead snowflake patterns
Press the perler bead snowflake pattern with iron on the medium heat about 1 minute, flip the snowflake over and press it about 1 minute (Make sure to use the pressing paper that's included with the pegboards or your iron will be ruined. Warning: Parents—the ironing must be done by an adult only. Some irons may emit steam. Please keep children at a safe distance.)
Here is the final look of perler bead snowflake patterns:
Wow! This perler bead snowflake is done! Base on this perler bead snowflake patterns, you can create many other patterns as you like. If your children want to do it, you should help them with the ironing part of this project. Just do it with your children, it will have much fun!