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Watermelon Perler Bead Keychain

Perler Bead Watermelon Keychain

This watermelon perler bead keychain is the perfect kid craft for summer. Check out the easy watermelon pattern!

In the midst of spring cleaning and summer planning we have been doing a whole lot of perler bead crafting!  You can find these little beads just about anywhere and when you are crafting with them they tend to get everywhere!!  

Especially if you are crafting with energetic little boys like I am.  *wink*  Today we are sharing this cute Watermelon Perler Bead Key Chain craft complete with a pattern and tutorial!

Originally posted on U Create.

Watermelon Perler Bead Key Chain

The boys have also been making these perler bead Mario minisperler bead bubble wands and the cutest Minion cup covers.

Perler Bead Watermelon Keychain


  • circular perler bead peg board
  • 48 pink beads
  • 22 green beads
  • 19 glow-in-the-dark beads
  • 3 black beads
  • iron
  • parchment paper
  • jump ring
  • key fob or mini lanyard
Watermelon Perler Bead Key Chain


1: place green beads along the outside row of the peg board creating a half circle.

Watermelon Perler Bead Key Chain

2: line the glow-in-the-dark beads inside of the green semi circle.

Watermelon Perler Bead Key Chain

3: place three black beads inside of the semi circle.

Watermelon Perler Bead Key Chain

4: fill the semi circle with pink beads.

5: cover the beads carefully with a piece of parchment paper and use an iron to melt the beads.  Tip: melt until the holes in the beads starts to disappear.  Repeat the melting process on the other side of the project as well.

6: attach the jump ring to the top of the watermelon through a hole in a bead.  Tip: if all of the holes are melted shut, use a needle to poke a hole.  Attach a key fob to the jump ring to complete the project.

Watermelon Perler Bead Key Chain

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Crafting essentials for perler bead projects:

This little key chain reminds me of summer time and back yard barbecues!  It would be the perfect craft for an end of the school year celebration, watermelon themed party or summer camp!  Confession: my favorite part is that it glows in the dark!

Watermelon Perler Bead Key Chain

Have you made any fun perler bead crafts?  If you love this perler bead watermelon keychain, please help me share it on Facebook and Pinterest!

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Hello, I’m Heather!

I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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