Learn how to make Perler Beads Bracelets with these simple instructions. Kids will have a blast making this DIY Perler Beads Bracelet. They are so fun and colorful.

Perler bead bracelets ready to use.

Perler Bead Bracelets

I recently pulled out the perler beads to teach the kids how to make perler beads bracelets. They absolutely loved this DIY Perler Beads bracelet!

It’s very simple to make. Kids will love getting creative and making their own design. You can alternate colors and let their imagination run wild.

Perler bead bracelets ready to use.

Plus, this project is very budget friendly. You do not have to spend a bunch of money to make this super fun craft. The kids might also like this Lollipop Perler Beads Craft and these easy perler bead ideas.

Supplies for Perler bead bracelets.

Supplies:

How do you make Perler beads bracelets?

  • Step 1. Use your bead tweezers to carefully pick up one bead at a time and place it onto your pegboard. You’ll want the beads to stay in a space of 29 beads long and 3 beads wide.
The pattern being made with the beads.
  • Step 2. Use your beads to make a pattern into your long and skinny space.
The bracelet pattern being made.
  • Step 3. Once your bead pattern is finished, carefully place a piece of ironing paper over top the beads. Iron without any water or steam for several seconds or until you can see the beads start to fuse together.
Ironing beads to fuse the beads.
  • Step 4. Remove the iron and carefully pull the paper back off the pegboard. Make sure to do this step very careful as this will be hot. Peal the beads off the paper and immediately press around the Mason jar.
Bracelets on jar being shaped and cooling.
  • Step 5. Once your beads have cooled to the touch, remove from the Mason jar. Place the two ends together overlapping and hold until completely cooled.
Bracelets on jar being shaped and cooling.
  • Step 6. Once cooled, the bracelets will be ready to wear! It is that simple. Just be careful that you do not remove too soon.

    They must cool completely to hold their shape properly.
Perler bead bracelets ready to use.

This craft is so fun.

Everyone will have a blast making these pretty bracelets. The ideas are endless for creating new designs and colors.

If you are looking for more fun ideas, they actually sell Perler Patterns. I saw animals, flowers, seasons and even Super Mario! You will be hooked once you start making perler bead crafts.

They are very reasonable and provide hours of fun! Many of the books include over 100 different patterns. Can you imagine the hours of fun you and the kids would have creating these Perler designs?

This DIY is so fun to make and a blast to choose colors and fun designs. Let the kids imagination run wild and create these fun bracelets. Leave a comment and let us know what you create.

Perler bead bracelets ready to use.

Print the instructions for Perler Bead Bracelet:

How to make Perler Beads Bracelets

Prep Time5 minutes
Active Time30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Keyword: How to make Perler Beads Bracelets
Yield: 1
Author: One Crazy Mom

Materials

  • Perler Beads
  • 5.5” square pegboard
  • Perler beads
  • Perler bead ironing paper
  • Small bead tweezers
  • 8 oz tall skinny Mason jars

Instructions

  • Use your bead tweezers to carefully pick up one bead at a time and place it onto your pegboard. You’ll want the beads to stay in a space of 29 beads long and 3 beads wide.
  • Use your beads to make a pattern into your long and skinny space.
  • Once your bead pattern is finished, carefully place a piece of ironing paper over top the beads and iron (no water or steam) for several seconds or until you can see the beads start to fuse together.
  • Remove the iron and carefully pull the paper back off the pegboard (careful this will be hot) and peal the beads off the paper and immediately press around the Mason jar.
  • Once your beads have cooled a touch, remove from the Mason jar and place the two ends together overlapping and hold until completely cooled.
  • The bracelets will be ready to wear!

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