Bead People

  • Tween Age 9-12
  • Elementary Age 5-9

Use Wood Beads and Fuzzy Sticks to create figures representing different people of the world.



Step 1. Gather your supplies.

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Step 2.

Match up (2) Fuzzy Sticks and twist together about 2/3 of the way up to form 2 legs and a body.

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Step 3.


Thread 3 large beads through both Fuzzy Sticks to form body.

Step 4.


Take both Fuzzy Sticks and separate them, pulling each stick to either side of the body. Thread (5) medium beads onto each arm.

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Step 5.


Curl and wrap the end of the Fuzzy Stick around the last bead to secure.

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Step 6.


Thread (8) medium beads onto each leg. Curl and wrap the end around the last bead to secure.

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Step 7.

To form a head, cut (1) Fuzzy Stick in half and bend to form a circle shape with the ends twisted and touching as shown.

Step 8.

Insert the ends of the Fuzzy Stick head into the top bead of the body to secure. You have now made a beaded person!

Step 9.

Use different color Fuzzy Sticks and bead tones to create other people of the world!