National Watermelon Day 8/3 – TPG Creations/The Pencil Grip, Inc.
National Watermelon Day 8/3

National Watermelon Day 8/3

National Watermelon Day 8/3

We all know that Watermelon is a big hit during the Summer months! It's sweet and juicy flavor adds the perfect refreshing snack to a hot summer day! Celebrate National Watermelon Day on August 3rd! Enjoy a slice of watermelon by the pool or craft your own with your favorite art supplies! 

Explore a mess free paint option with Kwik Stix! Kwik Stix come in a variety of different colors including; classic, jewel, neon, earth tones, skin tones, pastel, and metalix! Plus, they dry in 90 seconds! 
Magic Stix are vibrant triangular markers! Their shape helps to promote grip and won't roll off desks or tables!
Wonder Stix write on almost everything but are most importantly permanent on paper! Wipe away on glass, chalkboards, and whiteboards! 
Check out some of our cool watermelon crafts!


Paper Plate Watermelon

Materials Needed: white paper plate, green tissue paper, glue, Kwik Stix, and stickers

  1. Cut the paper plate in half
  2. Rip small pieces from the green tissue paper
  3. Glue the pieces of tissue paper onto the outer arch of the paper plate
  4. Paint the rest of the paper plate with a red Kwik Stix
  5. Add black seeds and any stickers to enhance your watermelon craft!

Check out this craft on Instagram @wesleyumpreschool


Sweet Summertime Picnic

Materials Needed: paper plates, plastic fork, napkin, Kwik Stix, scissors, and paper
  1. Cut a paper plate in half
  2. Paint the half paper plate to look like a watermelon
  3. Add lots of pink, red, and green
  4. Paint a piece of paper with a pattern to resemble a picnic table or table cloth
  5. Place your plain paper plate on your placemat along with your napkin and plastic fork
  6. Place your watermelon onto your paper plate and enjoy!

Check out this craft on Instagram @amymcreynolds


Watermelon Display

Materials Needed: Kwik Stix, Magic Stix, paper plates, scissors, Play Dough, and a round tray

  1. Start by painting a paper plate to look like a full watermelon
  2. Paint the outside green and the inside pink or red
  3. Color black dots for the seeds using Kwik Stix
  4. Cut the paper plate into slices
  5. Use a round tray for the sprinkles and rice
  6. Decorate the outside of the tray with green Play Dough

Check out this craft on Instagram @the_hric_family


Summer Time Snack

Materials Needed: paper plates, scissors, and Kwik Stix

  1. Cut the paper plate in half
  2. Paint with Kwik Stix!
Check out this craft on Instagram @kidscorneroc 

Cardboard Watermelon

Materials Needed: cardboard, Kwik Stix, pencil, beans or seeds, optional green string

  1. Trace/Draw a Circle onto cardboard
  2. Cut circle in half
  3. On larger half add slits on top & bottom to add string after painted/color 
  4. Make smaller half red, larger green using Kwik Stix
  5. Optional fine motor fun- add green string
  6. Glue the red half onto green
  7. Add seeds - you can use dried black beans as ours (real seeds, beads, pom poms, or drawing works too)

Check out this craft on Instagram @heartmadewithmom


Bright Watermelon

Materials Needed: paper plates and Kwik Stix

  1. Paint each paper plate to resemble bright and delicious watermelon!

Check out this craft on Instagram @staycaylearning