Halloween: Perler Bead Suncatchers for Kids

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30 Crafty Days of Halloween

Hello! Its Alli here from Made with HAPPY. I’m so excited to be here sharing a quick and fun Halloween Craft that the kids absolutely love! Today we’re making Halloween Suncatchers!


Here’s how we make them.


  • Perler Beads (Melty Beads)
  • Halloween Cookie Cutters
  • Parchment Paper or Iron Craft Paper
  • Window hanger – You can find a package at the dollar store.
  • Iron


sorting-perler-beadsFirst you find the cutest sorter around and put them to work. 🙂 Surprisingly both my kids were excited at the chance to sort through the colors. I gave them each a few dishes and had them pull specific colors.pumpkin-sun-catcherPlace the colored beads into the cookie cutter. Then carefully lift it off.ghost-suncatcher-2Once you have your shape, carefully place a piece of parchment paper on top and set the iron on top for approximately 10 seconds. Let cool and then using the suction cup hangers, place on teh window.ghost-suncatcher-3pumpkin-suncatcherEasy peezy! The kids love them and will be making them all afternoon.window-suncatchersThank you Vanessa for having me and if you’re looking for any additional kids Halloween crafts, be sure to check out Made with HAPPY including these fun crafts:



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Hi, I'm Vanessa!

Welcome to See Vanessa Craft! I’m Vanessa, an MSSW and mom of two in Arizona, and I’m happy you’re here to get inspired with me. It’s my mission in life to spread creativity through crafts, recipes, travel and more in order to live a life well lived.