Summer Activities for Kids: Watermelon Fun
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Next, we did watermelon painting with washable craft paint (this is our favorite paint)! The goal is to do all of the activities that require the whole watermelon, because later we’ll be cutting it all up! This one was super fun. We started off with me sitting on one side, and M. sitting on the other and we rolled it back and forth to each other across the art paper. That got kind of messy with the watermelon going on the concrete (sorry, Daddy!) so we just stood up to have better control of Mr.Watermelon. We just loved the prints that the watermelon made on the paper.
1. Cut a hole in the center of one of the 1/2 watermelon shells and put a water bottle underneath.2. Add baking soda to the bottle along with Watermelon Kool-aid for scented lava, and red glitter for “sparks” as M. said.3. To get the lava nice and foamy add some drops of dish soap.4. Slowly pour in white vinegar until it starts bubbling over!