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33 Fun Watermelon Day Crafts & Activities

Watermelon is the fruit that just screams summer (not literally, of course).  My kiddos love sinking their teeth into fresh cut, juicy watermelon during the hot summer months!  August 3rd is dedicated to the pinkish-red flesh and green rind fruit.  Celebrate Watermelon Day with your kiddos with these fun to do watermelon crafts and activities!

33 Fun Watermelon Day Crafts & Activities - so many creative and fun ideas for your watermelon week! Perfect for preschool, kindergarten, toddler, and first grade students. **Watermelon Day is August 3rd** #watermelon #preschool #kidsactivities

Watermelon Day

On Watermelon Day this August 3rd (or whenever the mood strikes), serve up some delicious watermelon slices, read a watermelon themed book (our favorite is The Watermelon Seed), and pick a craft and/or activity to do!

There’s something for everyone!

Watermelon Crafts

Celebrate Watermelon Day with fun to make watermelon crafts!  Make an easy paper plate watermelon with the littles.  Preschoolers might enjoy getting messy with the watermelon puffy paint craft.  I know my 3rd grader would LOVE to make her own watermelon squishy– squishies are all the rage right now!
So many fun, creative and unique watermelon crafts for summer crafts for kids


Watermelon Activities

Add a little learning to your day with many of these Watermelon Day activities.  Whether you want to work on counting skills with little ones (check out the I SPY printable and clip cards!), or explore science with a watermelon volcano, or enjoy a watermelon themed sensory experience, check out these fun to do Watermelon Day Activities!
You will love these fun, engaging watermelon activities for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade kids
  • Watermelon Kinetic Sand – Kids will love digging into this kinetic sand with a watermelon twist (Inspiration Labs)
  • Watermelon Sensory Bin – This watermelon themed sensory bin is perfect for your watermelon week (Teaching Special Thinkers)
  • Watermelon I SPY Printable – Help kids practice visual discrimination with this free watermelon I Spy Game (And Next Comes L)
  • Watermelon Slime – Do your kids love slime? If so, don’t miss this watermelon Slime from The Littles and Me
  • Watermelon Sand – this is such a fun, hands on activity kids will love to dig their hands into
  • Hammering Tees Into Watermelons – Help kids strengthen their hands and work on coordination with this outrageously fun activity form Fun Learning for Kids

FREE Watermelon Alphabet Mat  watermelon-seeds-counting-set  FREE Watermelon Seed Counting Playdough Mats

Watermelon Printables

Dive deeper into your watermelon theme with these fun, free watermelon printables for kids of all ages.

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Beth is also the creator of www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com where she shares Kindergarten spedicif worksheets,& educational ideas.

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