Watermelon Craft Ideas for Kids

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Today we have some super cute watermelon craft ideas you are going to love. 

We love crafting all year round and these fantastic summer crafts are perfect for the kids to make at preschool or in the kindergarten setting.

If you’re looking for a w is for watermelon craft then look no further. The best thing about these craft ideas are that so many of them use very little supplies and they are super easy and simple to create. 

When I lived in the Island of Tonga, we had watermelon all the time. In fact we made a delicious watermelon drink called Otai, which is super tasty.

Why not make some watermelon arts and crafts and slice up some real watermelon to enjoy at the same time It’s a great healthy treat and could be super fun. 


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Tips for Making These Watermelon Crafts

  • Have fun! Remember that it’s not the end product but the creation process that is most important. 
  • Crafts don’t have to be perfect and finding easy activities that kids enjoy should be the priority. 
  • Allow the kids to be creative and use their imagination. Ideas are a guide, let the child lead! 
  • Use the items you have in your classroom or at home, recycle and make use of scrap materials. 

Watermelon Crafts for Children

This first set of watermelon crafts are really easy to make. If your looking for rock painting ideas for kids then these simple watermelon rocks by Glued To My Crafts are a great option. 

How about getting the kids to use their fine motor skills as they make this creative diy watermelon pinwheel craft. Pinwheels are fun to make and play with and you can find a few of these over on The Art Kit Blog.

During the hot summer weather, kids might really enjoy making a DIY paper fan. This paper fan watermelon craft by The Kindergarten Connection is super cute, simple and could be a fun project. 

Krokotak have some fantastic paper crafts and this watermelon craft is very cute and fun to make. I’m sure you will agree. 

You can try making this watermelon wreath by Craft Create Cook. It’s a fun diy wreath and is a great way to teach knot tying. 

Why not try making a watermelon pencil holder like this super cute one over on Red Ted Art! 

More Watermelon Craft Ideas

Over on Untrained Housewife is a fantastic watermelon purse made from a paper plate. This is a fun and easy idea for the kids to enjoy. 

This watermelon project for older kids is super cute and useful. Why not try making this dIY fruit pencil case pouch by Damasklove. It’s a great kids sewing project.

If you have a pair of old shoes or pumps, then why not turn them into watermelon shoes. This diy watermelon sneakers project by Bespoke Bride is super cute and won’t take too long to make. 

You can make a diy watermelon windsock just like this one on My Cakies. If you want to know how to make a windsock then this is the tutorial for you. 

How about this super cute and easy paper plate watermelon by The Art Kit Blog? Paper plate crafts are always great fun for preschool kids. 

Another paper plate water melon idea can be found over on Easy Peasy And Fun. This watermelon craft uses two plates and can be opened and closed. It’s such a fun idea! 

watermelon paper plate craft

This craft foam watermelon idea by Glued To My Crafts, is a super sweet watermelon craft and you could make these for pretend play. You might want to make a whole variety of foam fruits! That’s an idea! 

Puffy Painting is a fun art activity for young kids and you can see this fantastic Watermelon puffy paint idea over on Crafty Morning.

If you’re looking for a simple weaving project then why not try some watermelon weaving. The Minimatisse blog as a great kids weaving tutorial and it’s a fun craft idea children love! 

Finally we have this watermelon popsicle stick craft by The Joy Of Sharing. Popsicle stick crafts are fun and can double up as resources for mat time. Try making some fruit themed popsicle crafts with the kids this summer. It will be a blast! 

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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy crafts here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!

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