Coffee Filter Parachute

  • Young Adult
  • Grades 1-3

Send your melty bead people on a wild adventure with a coffee filter parachute!


  • Friendship Thread Basic Colors
  • Rainbow Fuzzy Sticks
  • Watercolor Paint Palette
  • Melty Beads Ultimate Kit
  • Coffee Filter
  • Craft Glue
  • Hole Punch
  • Scissors


Step 1. Gather your supplies.



Step 2.


Follow this tutorial to create a melty bead person.


Step 3.


Split the coffee filter into six even parts and paint each section a color of the rainbow, as shown.


Step 4.


Punch a hole in the six spots that the colors meet, so they are evenly spaced apart.


Step 5.


Cut (6) 10″ pieces of white friendship thread.


Step 6.


Tie a piece of friendship thread to each of the holes.


Step 7.


Cut a black fuzzy stick in half and create what resembles handle bars, with loops for arms. This will be used to attach your melty bead person to the parachute.


Step 8.


Wrap all six pieces of thread around the center of the “handle bars” and secure with craft glue.


Step 9.


Slip your melty bead person’s arms through the loops and watch him fly!