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14 Cool Watermelon Inspired Crafts

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To me, there’’s nothing better than biting into fresh, juicy watermelon on a hot summer day. To Sam, my picky little eater, there’’s nothing less enjoyable. Sigh. What he does love? Crafts! So…why not combine the two and look for fun summer watermelon crafts that kids will love?!

I’’ve gathered together some of my favorites for inspiration including an adorable watermelon garland, watermelon bowl, watermelon-themed windsock, watermelon play dough, ice paint and slime as well as a super cool erupting watermelon. I’’ve also added projects to the list that I might tackle as well, including a watermelon painted mason jar, DIY watermelon serving tray, cute scented candles and a stamped watermelon-themed doormat.

While Sam and I don’’t agree on whether watermelon is one of the great symbols of summer, we both agree that we love everything on this list!

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1. Printable Watermelon Garland :: I Heart Naptime

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2. Watermelon Mason Jars :: Meatloaf and Melodrama via PinkWhen

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3. Stamped Watermelon Doormat :: Dream Green DIY via eHow

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4. Puffy Paint Watermelon Craft :: Crafty Morning

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5. Paper Mache Watermelon Bowl :: Handmade Kids Art

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6.  Watermelon Play Dough :: Fantastic Fun and Learning

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7. Watermelon Pinata :: Color Me Meg

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8. Watermelon Handprint Craft :: Crystal and Co.

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9. Watermelon Slime Recipe :: Coffee Cups and Crayons

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10. DIY Watermelon Serving Tray : Oh So Beautiful Paper

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11. Watermelon Ice Paint :: Growing a Jeweled Rose

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12. DIY Watermelon Candles :: Rustic Escentuals Crafting Library

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13. Erupting Watermelons :: Learn~Play~Imagine

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14. Easy Watermelon Windsock :: Simmworks Family Blog

Create your own fun summer craft with these great sources gathered by the crew at Spaceships and Laser Beams.

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.