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Small Perler Bead Patterns

If your kids love Perler beads, but their attention spans are short, try out these small perler bead patterns. They are the perfect quick project, with each one only taking a few minutes to make. They don’t use that many beads either, so perfect for when you’re running short.

Small Perler Bead Patterns

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To make theses easy mini perler bead patterns, you’ll need:

  • small perler bead patterns (click the link at the bottom of this post to get them)
  • perler beads – We have this big bucket of beads.
  • perler bead tray – You’ll need a square like this one.

There’s a perler bead butterfly, ladybug, and bumblebee.

small bug perler bead patterns

This one looks like a bunny right?  My kid requested a tiny bunny that looks like one of their rabbits, Cocoa.  I kinda want to glue a white pom pom on for the tail.  Wouldn’t that be cute?!  I might need to have the kids make a bunch of these as an Easter craft.

small rabbit perler bead pattern

My favorite of all has to be the mini unicorn perler bead patterns.  Aren’t they adorable?!  My daughter said they remind her of the movie Tangled, when one of the strong men in the bar sings about collecting tiny ceramic unicorns.  Haha!

small perler bead pattern unicorns

I also made a tiny duck and flamingo.  The perler bead flamingo is a new favorite as well.

easy small perler bead patterns

Download these Free Easy Perler Bead Patterns!

Click here to download the free pattern.

Also check out these easy mermaid perler bead patterns!

Easy Mermaid Perler Bead Patterns

FAQs for Perler Bead Patterns

What can you make with perler beads?

You can make coasters, magnets, ornaments, decorations and even jewelry with perler beads.

Do you use wax paper or parchment paper for Perler beads?

Use parchment paper for Perler beads.  Wax paper is waxy on one side and will melt to your beads or iron.

How do you turn a picture into a perler bead pattern?

There are several sites online that you can use to convert a picture into a perler bead pattern. Pixel-Beads is a pretty user-friendly one.

How do you make custom perler bead patterns?

There are probably other sites specifically for making perler bead patterns, but I actually like to use a cross-stitch pattern making site called Stitch Fiddle.

How do you follow Perler bead patterns?

If you are using a clear pegboard, you can put it over the pattern.  Match the colored beads with the beads on the pattern.  If your peg board is not clear, or the pattern isn’t the right size, just look at the photo and copy what the pattern shows onto your board.

Where to find perler beads?

You can find perler beads at your local craft store or even sometimes Walmart and Target.  I like to buy this bucket from Amazon for my kids.

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Wednesday 6th of March 2024

excited to try the mini patterns


Saturday 8th of August 2020

hi I like the small ducky

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