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Hama Bead/ Perler Bead Bracelets

| September 17, 2014 | 4 Comments
Hama Bead/ Perler Bead Bracelets

We do love Hama Beads in our house (also known as Perler Beads) and though we love making the “traditional” patterns and shapes (we love making gift coasters or gift key rings – both of which make great gifts to uncles, aunties or teachers), we also love looking for Hama Bead/ Perler Bead crafts that are […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

| July 2, 2014 | 8 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

So, we are coming to the end of our school year and I wanted Red Ted to make some small gifts for some of his “extra curricular” teachers. He has some lovely teachers, doing extra classes such as a writing workshop and “multi sports” with him and he loves the classes sooooo much. I thought […]

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World Cup Crafts: HAMA Bead Fun

| May 7, 2014
World Cup Crafts: HAMA Bead Fun

Some of you may have heard of the UK Blogging Awards “BiBs”. This year, I am in crafts and outstanding categories (thank you for those of you who nominated me)… but I wanted to spend a little time on my fellow Craft Nominees… for me, events like the BiBs, is an opportunityt to explore and […]

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Melty Bead Crafts (Hama Beads)

| June 20, 2013 | 9 Comments
Melty Bead Crafts (Hama Beads)

Hooray it is Melty Beads Crafts time!!! Some may know of these as Hama Beads and others as Perler Beads… in essence they are the little plastic beads that you put on peg boards to make a pattern and then iron so they “melt together” and fix into a permanent shape. Many parents, hate them. […]

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Hama Bead Cards

| June 15, 2013 | 7 Comments
Hama Bead Cards

The kids have gone HAMA BEAD CRAZY!!!! Yes, those “awful little plastic beads” that you melt with an iron have taken over our house also knowns as Perler Beads or Melty Beads…. But you know, the kids love them, they are bright and colourful and actually, there are a number of things you can make […]

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Hama Bead Bowl – Gifts Kids Can Make

| June 2, 2013 | 14 Comments
Hama Bead Bowl – Gifts Kids Can Make

If you are on Pinterest you will have already seen these wonderful HAMA BEAD bowls. A great little craft that kids can make as Father’s Day gift or Mother’s Day gift or a friend. The idea originally came from Danish Blogger Wooz and I have seen many copies of it since and have been wanting to […]

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Kids Crafts: Space Invader Hama Beads

| June 27, 2012 | 20 Comments
Kids Crafts: Space Invader Hama Beads

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! Hooray! With a “Space Get Crafty” only around the corner, we fancied some more “space related” themes… so how about the iconic Space Invaders? Needless to say, they mean nothing to Red Ted, but he thought they look like cool little aliens and they are perfect for “Hama Beads”. […]

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Sneaky Craft: Hama Beads

| May 2, 2011 | 17 Comments
Sneaky Craft: Hama Beads

Before I write ANYTHING and bore you with my rambling, the kids LOVE the Hama beads. They made them straight away  the day we got them and then again were at it first thing the following morning. What can I say, save for HOORAY! Hello hello! A quick sneaky craft for you: Hama Beads! I […]

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