Fun project to do with the kids! Melted bead suncatchers - *Layer cheap plastic beads in cake pans (no lining required), melt at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Let cool & then flip them out. Drill a hole in it to make it a suncatcher.
DIY Cake Stand : "cheap, plastic, transparent pony beads placed in a metal cake pan. Baked beads at 425 degrees for mins.until beads completely melted. Cool in the pan for about 20 minutes, pop out & glue onto a dollar store candle stick w/ glue.