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The whole family can have fun getting creative with these exciting DIY projects and craft ideas.

25 Flower Perler Bead Patterns, Designs and Ideas

“The earth laughs in flowers.” Ralph Waldo Emerson For such fragile things, it’s amazing how flowers invoke such happiness and appreciation of beauty. Whether we see them arranged prettily in a florist’s shop or growing wild and free in a quiet wood, they never fail to bring a little piece of joy in one’s day. …

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25 Heart Perler Bead Patterns, Designs and Ideas

Flowers, rainbows, small animals — these cute and pretty things make us happy. For today’s Perler bead project focus, let’s do hearts. Because human beings associate hearts with love, fondness, and affection, it’s become a visceral reaction to find hearts very appealing. Whether you’re making Perler bead designs for a special occasion like Valentine’s Day …

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35 Pokémon Perler Bead Patterns, Designs and Ideas

Pokémon lovers, this curated list of the best Perler bead projects is for you! My daughters are huge Pokémon fans. They watched the animated series when they were younger and I still remember how we watched Detective Pikachu in the movies. It’s no surprise, therefore, that the little monsters were amongst their projects when we …

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25 Minecraft Perler Bead Patterns, Designs and Ideas

If you are ever around children, you’d know that Minecraft is one of their favorite games. It’s funny because I always thought it was a game for teenagers and adults. Then one day, my little nieces and nephews started playing it and asking for Minecraft toys for Christmas. Suddenly, I realized the demographic had shifted. …

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40 Cute Perler Bead Ideas, Patterns and Designs

Let’s do cute Perler bead patterns! I was scrolling through social media and just found out that scientifically, the brain is hardwired to react to cute things. Cute stuff hijacks the brain and makes people happy. So, here’s a little dose of happiness — cute Perler bead projects. When you’re a parent to two girls, …

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25 Easy Perler Bead Patterns for Young Children

Introduce Perler bead crafting to your little ones with these simple patterns and designs. They’ll love this easy yet fun activity, and they’ll get a really cute souvenir at the end of the day. Children can easily get sucked into their Cocomelon YouTube videos or online games, but ultimately, nothing beats a parent-child interaction. Sure …

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50 Disney Perler Bead Ideas, Patterns and Designs

If your family loves Disney characters and princesses from different Disney movies, then you’re in for a treat today. We are doing Disney Perler bead projects! Disney is a big part of many children’s lives. A lot of children grow up watching Disney movies. We have many memories of fun movie nights with the family …

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75 Super Mario Perler Bead Ideas, Patterns and Designs

If you’re both a Super Mario fan AND a crafter, then you’re probably looking for fun craft ideas to make with your favorite Super Mario characters. Making Perler beads is the perfect project for you. It’s cheap, you only need a couple of supplies, and the sky’s the limit when it comes to anything you …

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Halloween Handprint Craft: Ghost Bunting

This simple halloween handprint craft makes the cutest DIY ghost bunting. So get tracing, and make a whole army of cute little handprint ghosts to add to your kid-made Halloween decor! We just made this sweet little ghostie bunting and it’s the perfect addition to our collection of Fall handprint crafts for kids (make sure …

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Torn Paper Halloween Art for Kids

Use bright paper in Halloween colors to make these eye-catching Halloween scenes. You can download our printable silhouette templates to add to your creations. Halloween Torn Paper Art for Kids Torn paper activities are particularly good for developing prewriting skills in preschoolers since they use their pinch grip to tear the paper. But this art …

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DIY Shoes: 19 Ways to Decorate, Embellish, and Spice Up Your Kicks

Ready to craft some fun DIY shoes? Decorating shoes with your own designs is so fun and a great way to add your own personalized style. Learn how to embellish shoes for custom looks that are totally unique! My two girls are all about adding their own style to their personal belongings and clothes and …

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Space Themed Perler Bead Patterns (with Printable Templates)

Get some fun new space themed Perler Bead patterns for kids crafting fun. Some are small and easy and others are a little more detailed, but you can use our printable patterns to make it easier. (This post contains affiliate links which means I may earn a small commission if you click a link and …

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Make Cute DIY Cactus Earrings with Perler Beads (Video)

These adorable DIY cactus earrings made with Perler Beads (AKA melty beads/fuse beads) come together in less than 10 minutes and are great for tween and teen crafts. Download the printable pattern for easy reference and watch the video to learn how to make your own! We all need a little southwestern, cactus flair added …

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Origami Flower Homemade Cards for Mother’s Day

Use this simple origami flower pattern to create a sweet homemade Mother’s Day card she’ll cherish for years. The flower is a frame to hold a special photo or drawing for mom or grandma! (This post contains affiliate links which means I may earn a small commission if you click a link and make a …

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DIY Car and Truck Popsicle Stick Christmas Ornaments

These adorable car and truck Popsicle stick Christmas ornaments couldn’t be easier to put together with a few inexpensive supplies. The ornaments also make great photo frames for your family holiday portraits! We’re just a couple weeks away from Thanksgiving now, and we finally have our plans for the holiday. Thanksgiving day will be pretty …

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Thankful Turkey Kids Craft with Printable

Make this Thankful Turkey kids craft using your own colorful paper, or keep it simple by grabbing our free printable turkey and feathers. Here’s a fun and simple craft you can make with the kids this Thanksgiving to get them thinking about what they are thankful for. You may remember the Count Your Blessings printable …

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Adorable Lollipop Witches for Halloween Party Favors

These adorable lollipop witches are fun and simple DIY Halloween party favors and are perfect if you’re looking for Halloween classroom party ideas. The kids will love them, and they aren’t too difficult to put together.   Ready to play dress-up with your candy? Grab a bag of blow pops and sit down for a …

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Zombie Blow Painting Activity for Kids (with Free Printable)

Grab a straw and our zombie printable for a super-fun blow painting activity for kids. This is a fun and simple Halloween activity for any kid. Hello friends! We had a big storm (Hurricane Florence) come through last weekend that had us all stuck inside for days. Thankfully, we were only on the edge of …

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Easy DIY Halloween Perler Bead Earrings

What better way to accessorize one of our favorite holidays than with these adorable Halloween Perler Bead earrings. They’re super-easy to make with mini Perler beads and some basic earring findings. Keep reading to learn how! We’ve been back at it with the Perler Beads!  I know I already made a set of Halloween Perler …

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10 Easy Halloween Perler Bead Patterns

Use our free Halloween Perler bead patterns and have fun doing melty bead crafts with the kids this Halloween. We’ve been crafting with our melty beads again, and we’ve come up a few simple Halloween perler bead patterns to share with you today. (We call them melty beads at home, since they get melted together, …

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