1.Take the beads & drop them in the bowl. Start to push them down so they form one layer. 2.Add more if you want a larger bowl. Just make sure they're in one layer. Bake them on 375. 12-14 minutes. Keep an eye on them though. 3.The plastic begins to melt and the beads adhere together. Let it cool completely after it comes out of the oven and then pull the plastic, bead bowl away from the glass bowl.