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Melted Bead Bowl

by Claire Winlow (follow)
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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

Hama beads
Ovenproof bowl
A little oil
Kitchen towel paper

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

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#Over 10s
#Hama Beads
#Mothers Day
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