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23 Savage and Spooky Skull Perler Beads

Humans typically have 206 to 213 bones in their bodies— and that includes the skull. The skull plays an important role because it protects the brain and eyes and supports the face.

Skulls are also a big part of Halloween decor. Find the most interesting skull perler beads below.

Need to practice your perler beads skills? Try out these easy perler bead patterns.

The Essentials

I know that your kids are excited to get started on these projects (and so are we!) But first things first. Here are the materials that you’ll find useful in making these skull perler beads:

23 Skull Perler Beads

1. Side Skull Perler Pattern

Side Skull Perler Pattern
Photo Credit: Springfling789 on Kandi Patterns

Let’s start off this list with this creepy-looking skull because every home needs a skull decor for Halloween.

Running out of time? Don’t worry because this skull pattern is also easy peasy. You’ll be done with it in no time at all (even if the Halloween party is only a few hours away).

2. Galaxy Skull Perler Beads

Galaxy Skull Perler Beads
Photo Credit: Long Black Fingers

Did you know that not everyone has the same exact skull shape? It’s like the galaxies up in outer space that have three different shapes (elliptical, spiral, and irregular).

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3. Jack Skellington Perler Beads

Jack Skellington Perler Beads
Photo Credit: Ballet Andrea on Amino

The king of Halloween is back and he’s ready for the scariest night of the year. Fans of The Nightmare Before Christmas will enjoy making this pattern.

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4. Sugar Skull Perler Heart Pattern

Sugar Skull Perler Heart Pattern
Photo Credit: Crazychick509 on Kandi Patterns

A Calavera (aka sugar skull) represents a departed loved one during the Day of the Dead. Teach your kids about this Mexican celebration by making this pattern.

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5. Pretty Perler Bead Skull

Pretty Perler Bead Skull
Photo Credit: Gathering Beauty

I know that sugar skulls will be a delight to make so here’s another pattern with a different design.

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6. Cheeky Skull Perler Beads

Cheeky Skull Perler Beads
Photo Credit: Deviant Art

If a typical skull is what you’re looking for, then this pattern will be perfect. It features the same hollowness and creepiness of Halloween-themed skulls.

7. Bull Skull Perler Bead Pattern

Bull Skull Perler Bead Pattern
Photo Credit: Seek PNG

Even animals have skulls to protect their faces. This bull-patterned skull will show the kids that humans and animals are more alike than different.

8. Flaming Skull Perler Beads

Flaming Skull Perler Beads
Photo Credit: Wayne Reichert on Flickr

Think skulls couldn’t get any cooler (or should I say hotter?) This flaming hot skull pattern will prove that it can.

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9. Rainbow Skull Pattern

Rainbow Skull Pattern
Photo Credit: Ashley_k03 on Amino

Add some color to your skull patterns and get inspiration from the work of Ashley_k03 on Amino. You can even make a rainbow-themed skull just like what she did in this pattern.

10. Fire Breathing Skull Perler Beads

Fire Breathing Skull Perler Beads
Photo Credit: Gas_Mask_Dragon on Fur Affinity

Scare the trick-or-treaters with this fire-breathing skull pattern. Put this pattern on display and you’ll have the scariest house on the block.

Love anything and everything that’s color red? These heart perler beads will be a treat for you.

11. Skull with Crossed Bones Perler Bead Pattern

Skull with Crossed Bones Perler Bead Pattern
Photo Credit: Punkybrown13 on Kandi Patterns

Hang this skull with crossed bones to your door to welcome guests to your Halloween party. Brownie points for being beginner-friendly and still looking like an epic decor.

12. Skull with Pink Candle Perler Beads

Skull with Pink Candle
Photo Credit: Hamster_cheeks on Kandi Patterns

A skull with a candle on top of it is another crowd favorite when it comes to Halloween props. You can make your very own with this easy-to-follow pattern.

Boo! These ghost perler beads will be perfect for Halloween, too.

13. Xray Skull Perler Beads

Xray Skull Perler Beads
Photo Credit: Perler

Use some glow-in-the-dark beads to make this epic pattern. Adding different bead colors will add depth and texture to the pattern so make sure that you’ve got all the perler bead colors needed.

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14. Angry Skull Pattern

Angry Skull Pattern
Photo Credit: Free Beads Patterns

I promise that doing this pattern will be a fun activity for kids. The Grumpy Skull looks angry just because he can’t wait to get started.

15. Straw Hat Pirates Skull Perler Beads

Straw Hat Pirates Skull Perler Beads
Photo Credit: Floxido on Deviant Art

The yellow and red hat will make the skull look friendlier and more fashionable. Make this awesome skull perler bead with your younger kids.

This pattern will also be a hit for fans of the Japanese manga series, One Piece.

16. Pirate Skull Perler Pattern

Pirate Skull Perler Pattern
Photo Credit: Perler

This pattern will be great for kids who are up for a little challenge. Completing the pattern may be a little difficult but seeing the finished product will be rewarding.

Loved doing this pirate pattern? Add another skill under your belt by learning how to draw them through this easy pirate drawings post.

17. Pretty Skull Perler Pattern

Pretty Skull Perler Pattern
Photo Credit: PNG Wing

Take a break from all the bodiless skulls with this unique pattern. It even includes a beautiful blue dress for a change.

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18. 3D Perler Bead Skull

Watch this video of Beadlightstudio by S. O. L. to learn how to create this 3D skull. This is a must-have for your front yard this coming Halloween.

19. Small Skull Perler Bead Pattern

Small Skull Perler Bead Pattern
Photo Credit: 4ST3R01D on Kandi Patterns

It’s easy as 1-2-3! Your kids who are just starting to learn how to do perler bead crafts will like this project. It will be the first of the many perler projects they’ll be doing.

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20. Skull with Bat Wings Perler Beads

Skull with Bat Wings Perler Beads
Photo Credit: Baby Kitten Rose on Fur Affinity

A skull that could fly? That would be very cool, indeed!

Check out this skull with bat wings. It will be a cool addition to all the other skull-themed perler beads in your collection.

21. Skull And Crossbones Perler Bead Pattern

Skull And Crossbones Perler Bead Pattern
Photo Credit: Squigglez31194 on Kandi Patterns

Skulls with crossbones are the classic duo when it comes to pirates and Halloween. Adding another perler bead project won’t be a bad idea and this pattern will be a great choice.

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22. Heart Eyes Skull Perler Bead Pattern

Heart Eyes Skull Perler Bead Pattern
Photo Credit: Seek PNG

Your kids will also have hearty eyes once they finish this project. It will be like seeing all their hard work come into life through this gothic pattern.

23. Cute Skull Perler Bead Pattern

Cute Skull Perler Bead Pattern
Photo Credit: Usagikah on Kandi Patterns

Not all skulls are terrifying. This skull pattern isn’t scary AT ALL. On the contrary, it’s super cute and colorful.

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Skull Perler Beads are for Everyone

Are you ready for a fun night? Your kid will have a great night doing these skull perler beads with you.

All kinds of skull patterns are included in the list to cater to everyone’s preferences. Everyone will find a pattern that will be enjoyable for them.

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