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Watermelon Craft Ideas for Kids

Watermelon crafts are fun for kids of all ages. The watermelon design is bright, colorful, and screams summertime! Here are some simple kids craft ideas for summer crafting fun.

Watermelon Sun Visor: This homemade sun visor is great for outdoor fun at parks, beaches, or a lazy day at the pool. Kids will love creating their own brightly colored sun visor!

Materials Needed:

1 “page” Black Sparkle Foamie
1 “page” Pink Sparkle Foamie
1  Green Sun Visor
Scissors
Glue Dots

 

Instructions:

1. Begin by gathering all your materials.

 

2. Place the visor on top of a piece of pink sparkle foamie. Trace the edges of the visor and the inside curve of the visor. Cut the foam about an inch in from the trace line. Glue dot it onto the plastic visor.

 

3. Using scissors cut out black watermelon seed shapes. Glue dot the seed shapes onto the pink foam. The sun visor is complete.

 

Watermelon Sit-Upon: Using duct tape help kids create a colorful watermelon sit-up perfect for parades, parks, or a day at the beach.

Materials Needed:

Sunday’s Newspaper
Green Duct Tape
Pink Duct Tape
Black Permanent Marker
Scissors

 

Instructions:

1. Begin by cutting Sunday’s newspaper or several days of newspaper into a watermelon slice shape. Leave the fold of the paper as the straight edge.

 

2. Starting in the center begin to place strips of duct tape onto the sit-upon. Cut large strips of duct tape and then slowly press them down onto the newspaper. Turn newspaper over and press on the other side, as well.

 

3. Cut smaller strips of green duct tape and line the edges of the sit-upon. Fold the duct tape over and place on the underneath, as well.

 

4. Finish covering the entire sit-upon. Both sides of the sit-upon should be covered in green duct tape.

 

5. Next, using a permanent marker draw the outline for the pink watermelon center.

 

6. Begin to place strips of pink duct tape onto the sit-upon. Press the tape down in the center but leave the edges loose. Using the black line as your guide cut the strips at an angle and then press down.

 

7. Cover the entire center in pink duct tape. The last piece of duct tape will be curved along the bottom. Use the line as your cutting guide.

 

8. Using a permanent black marker draw seeds onto the watermelon sit-upon.

Watermelon Popsicles:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups cubed seeded watermelon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries

Prepare:

  1. To make these popsicles you will need popsicle molds or small little cups, aluminum foil, and wooden popsicle sticks.
  2. Blend together on high speed watermelon, lemon juice, sugar and raspberries.
  3. Pour mixture into molds or small little cups cover with aluminum foil and sticks insert through the center.
  4. Freeze watermelon mixture for several hours.

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