Summer is almost over, but here in Florida, the weather doesn’t really change much until later on in the year. So, that is why we decided to create a fun summer Easy Paper Plate Watermelon Craft on a very hot and sunny day!
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Easy Watermelon Paper Plate Craft
We love making easy crafts that don’t take too long, but are still really fun to make! Plus, this would make the perfect craft when learning about the letter Ww as your craft. You don’t need a lot of supplies and they look so cute hung up.
Cut your paper plate in half. I went ahead and drew a line with my pencil where I wanted the girls to stop with the red and start with the green.
It doesn’t really matter what color you paint first, so I had one of them paint the red while the other painted the green section. Then t hey switched.
I then gave the girls each a cup of black beans and a bottle of craft glue to glue on their beans as their watermelon seeds. If you don’t have black beans you can also use black paint with a Q-tip. Having your child print down with the q-tip each seed. Or if you do have watermelons at home then save them. There is nothing better than using the real thing.
Be creative when doing arts and crafts at home. This could easily turn into a letter Ww lesson or a lesson on how watermelon grow. Create a sensory bin to go with the theme as well. Making the craft into a well-rounded theme will make learning so much more fun!
Make sure to check out our other Arts & Crafts ideas on the blog and our Pinterest Board for some more inspirations to create at home or in the classroom!
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