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Wacky Watermelon

Wacky Watermelon
Photo by: masamom

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Create a refreshing watermelon slice, which can be used as decoration for summer parties.

Time
40 minutes
Ages
24 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots
Rating

Supplies

  • Paper plate
  • Green construction paper
  • Washable red paint
  • Washable black paint
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Cotton swabs

Steps

  1. Cut a paper plate in half.
  2. Paint paper plate half red. Allow to dry at least 20 minutes.
  3. While paint dries, tear green construction paper into small pieces.
  4. Once red paint is dry, glue torn green paper around edge of plate to create watermelon rind.
  5. Dip cotton swab in black paint. Dot cotton swab on red to create watermelon seeds.
  6. Let dry completely.

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