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Rainbow Perler Bead Pattern

Perler bead patterns are some of the most well-known kids’ craft ideas out there. These cute beaded project ideas allow your child to practice their fine motor skills with the tiny beads and end up with a pretty and plastic final piece. Follow along with the Rainbow Perler Bead Patterns video to learn exactly how to make this adorable Perler bead patterns. If you have never tried this type of craft out before, never fear! Stefanie Hamen is in the craft studio to show you exactly how to use Perler beads from start to finish.

Materials List

  • Perler bead board
  • Perler beads in rainbow colors
  • Perler bead paper
  • Iron
  • Keychain ring
  • Jump ring
  • Jump ring ring
  • Pliers
  • Paper piercer

How to Use Perler Beads

  1. Layout rainbow shape on board.

  2. Put paper over the top and iron until the beads melt together per directions.

  3. Use paper piercer to remake hole in the top of the rainbow.

  4. Use pliers and jump ring ring to open the jump ring.

  5. Thread the jump ring through the hole in the top and add in key chain ring.

  6. Close the jump ring.

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These keychains are super cute. My kids have a bunch of perler beads they are not using for anything, and I think they would enjoy making some keychains like this. The only thing we would need to get are the jump rings. Does anyone know where we can get these in bulk and not pay too much for?


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