Melty Bead People

Use melty beads to create figurines and puppets you can pose!

Materials

Instructions

Step 1. Gather your supplies.


Step 2.

Cut a light brown fuzzy stick in half.


Step 3.

To make the head, thread (4) light brown melty beads on one half of the fuzzy stick.


Step 4.

Next, thread (4) black melty beads on the fuzzy stick.


Step 5.

Thread (4) light brown melty beads on the fuzzy stick.

Step 6.

Twist the fuzzy stick around to form the head as shown, and twist to secure.

Step 7.

To make arms, twist the middle of the other half of the brown fuzzy stick around the body, under the head, as shown.


Step 8.

Trim the arms, if necessary, to make sure they are even on both sides.


Step 9.

On the right arm, thread (3) yellow, (2) black, (3) yellow and (2) light brown melty beads.


Step 10.

On the left arm, thread (3) yellow, (2) black, (3) yellow and (2) light brown melty beads.


Step 11.

On the body, thread (3) yellow, (2) black, (3) yellow and (2) red melty beads.


Step 12.

To make the legs, cut a red fuzzy stick in half. Attach the middle of the red fuzzy stick to the body, as shown, twisting to secure.


Step 13.

On each leg thread  (9) red, (1) light brown, (1) white, and (2) yellow melty beads.


Step 14.

Once all the melty bead are on the figure, gently bend and pose the figure. You can bend at his joints, like the wrist, elbows and knees.

Step 15.

Repeat the project, using different colored melty beads and fuzzy sticks to make a friend for your melty bead person!