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Swamp Critters

Slimy, crawly, and jumpy critters of the swamp come alive in Perler Beads! Create them using our simple patterns and our uniquely shaped pegboards.

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Step 1

Bead Colors Needed:

  • Magenta - 26
  • Hot Coral - 73
  • Red - 32
  • Cheddar - 145
  • Pastel Yellow - 6
  • Yellow - 16
  • Kiwi Lime - 120
  • Parrot Green - 73
  • Dark Green - 58
  • Light Blue - 2
  • Purple - 20

See the Supply List for beads and tools you can purchase here.

Step 2

Download the PDF for the Swamp Critters Project Pattern. You will use the gecko, turtle, and frog pegboards for your projects. Place your beads following the pattern.

Step 3

Ask an adult to fuse your designs. Place your pegboard on a flat, heat-safe surface. Set a household iron to the medium setting. Place ironing paper over the pegboard. In a circular motion, begin to iron the project. When ironed properly, the beads will still have open centers. DO NOT OVER-IRON as this will cause the beads to close and can make assembly of your project more challenging. Let the design cool.

Step 4

Remove the paper and bead design from the pegboard. Flip the design over to expose the non-fused side. Repeat the fusing. Let cool completely. Once the design is cool, peel off the ironing paper. Your pegboards and ironing paper are reusable.

Note: Beads need heat for about 10-20 seconds per side to fuse evenly. Lift the paper occasionally to see how the beads are fusing. Additional heating time may be required.

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