Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Melted Bead Bowl

by Claire Winlow (follow)
5 to 10s (592)      Over 10s (373)      Christmas (116)      Mothers Day (76)      Hama Beads (4)      Bowl (2)     
Try something a little different by creating this melted Hama bead bowl. It would make a lovely present for someone special.



Hama bead, bowl, melt, craft, present


Time: 25 minutes
Age: 5 to 10s, Over 10s
Level: Medium



Hama bead, bowl, melt, craft, present
Hama Beads


Materials
Hama beads
Ovenproof bowl
A little oil
Kitchen towel paper

Method
Use an ovenproof bowl that you want to replicate with your beads.



Hama bead, bowl, melt, craft, present


Pour in a little oil and wipe around with some kitchen towel paper. This will help the beads stick to the sides of the bowl and slip out easily after they have melted.
Pour some Hama beads into the bowl and spread around the bottom. It's important that all the beads touch each other.



Hama bead, bowl, melt, craft, present


Pour some more beads in and spread around the sides of the bowl. The oil will help them stick on. It's a little fiddly making sure you have filled the gaps but it's worth the patience.



Hama bead, bowl, melt, craft, present


Older kids could try and make a design with the colours but it looks great multi coloured too.
Place the bowl in the oven at 200 degress for 10 minutes.
Check on melting progress on a regular basis.
When the beads at the top have started to sag a little, you will know that the rest of the beads have also softened and melted together.



Hama bead, bowl, melt, craft, present


Take the bowl out of the oven and leave to cool.
Once cool, gently slip the melted bead bowl out of the ovenproof bowl.



Hama bead, bowl, melt, craft, present
View of the bottom of the bowl


Categories
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Hama Beads
#Bowl
#Mothers Day
#Christmas
I like this Article - 14
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Claire Winlow
This activity is all about the process and creation and less about the end result
9 likes
Coconut ice is incredibly sweet and a delicious little treat
10 likes
Transform some simple paper hearts into a Valentine decoration with this easy paper craft tutorial
6 likes
Pinch pots are a great introduction into modelling
9 likes
This is an unusual alternative to papier mâché and is suited to older children who have more nim...
11 likes
This is an easy recipe that even young children can get involved it
10 likes
view all articles by Claire Winlow
Articles by Claire Winlow on Other Hubs
Four days a week, I make packed lunches for both my boys to take to nursery and pre school
4 answers
ID: 4989
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
The grace and mystique of Japan has fascinated foreigners for centuries
11 likes
These photo cards are a great way to personalize a gift card, send a thank you or birthday wish or e...
9 likes
Children love to put their precious dolls and bears to sleep at night, and this cute little bed is t...
9 likes
My kids went to a pirate party at the weekend and they had some great crafts to do at the start ...
9 likes
A fresh, fun way for kids to say thank you! Choose apples out of your fridge for children to stamp a...
9 likes
These stick puppets are quick and easy to make and have kept my two young boys happily playing for m...
9 likes
A really easy and fun way to create Spider-Man theme decor for your little Spider-Man fan or give as...
9 likes
In this digital age, sending mail by regular post sometimes seems to be rather quaint and old-fashio...
8 likes
Lava Lamp is one thing that never goes out of fashion
6 likes
Nail art lovers are going to love this two step nail art which can be done on kids with great ea...
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (565)
Any Age (381)
Over 10s (373)
Baby (11)
Links (1)
Easy (784)
Medium (229)
Hard (36)
Featured on Other Hubs
can calm and align the mind, body, and spirit
5 likes
Trending on Other Hubs
International celebrity sisters Kourtney, Kim and Khloé Kardashian, will be launching their loveable...
5 likes
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version