Intricate beadwork is a common artisan craft among the indigenous communities of Alaska. Join Molly and her mother as they create needlecraft bead art to use in various gifts. Preschoolers will learn the importance of preparing needed items and following instructions.
Follow a step-by-step process to create a design from Molly’s collection.
Make your own bead art.
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Molly of Denali Beading Art Game for Kids Game Play Instructions
How to Play
Follow one of Molly’s bead designs or create your own bead art.
Starting the Game
Select the blue play button on the bottom center corner of the welcome screen.
The game is narrated. Molly’s in-game instructions will serve as the game’s tutorial.
Using your mouse, left click to select.
Select by tapping your fingers on the screen.
Choose between working from a design template or creating your own patterns.
These two game modes are two distinct minigames with their own mechanics.
You can return to the selection screen at any time by choosing the home button on the upper left corner of the screen.
Molly’s beading designs
Molly has a collection of design templates she collected from friends and family.
To begin, select one design from the list.
There are 8 designs in total.
Qyah Northern Lights
Suki the dog
Wolf paw print
Once you’ve selected a design, select the check button on the lower center corner of the screen to begin.
The instructions for the design will briefly flash on the screen.
Pick out the materials you will need to create the design.
On the right side of the screen are various items.
On the left is a checklist, which Molly will read out loud.
Choose only the items that appear on the list.
Once you’re done, proceed to the
Follow the instructions step by step to finish the design.
Molly will describe each step in the list before you start.
Trace an image of the design on the cloth.
Select the center of the cloth.
The pencil in-game will automatically draw the design template onto the cloth.
Pick out the appropriate-colored beads.
You need to place the beads in one color at a time.
Stitch the beads into the fabric.
You only need to left click or tap on the line to stitch in the beads.
Select each line of the design in the order they appear.
Pick an item to put your design in.
Choose from 3 items.
Select the check button at the lower center of the screen to make your choice.
At the end screen, you can click on the arrow button on the right center corner to start again.
Your own design
Draw your own design with a mouse or with your fingers.
If you make a mistake, select the undo button on the top right corner.
Pick colors from the bottom row of beads. You have 8 colors to choose from.
When you’re done, select the check button on the lower right corner to proceed.
Pick an item to put your design in.
Once you’re done, select the arrow button on the right center corner to start again.
The game is suited for children of all ages and for fans of the PBS series Molly of Denali.
The game has no adult content.
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