Placemat added 7-14-98
Original Author Unknown
Green paper, Red Paper, Black paper, White paper, Scissors, Glue
Directions: Make the green paper into a
frame, by cutting out the middle. I took a box
and traced it on the green paper, then cut it out. Glue the green frame on
the red paper. Then take the black and white paper and cut watermelon seed
shape. Glue them all over your place mat.
Note: Cover with contact paper to make
them more durable.
added 7-14-98 Original
one paper plate, a red crayon, a green crayon, glue, scissors, small black
Directions: Cut the paper plate in half. Have
the children color the rim green, and the
rest red. Then glue the black beans on as seeds. I did this as a listening
exercise. We all colored green together. We all counted out 8 beans each.
Need: Green and red construction paper,
Directions: Give each child a circle cut out
of green construction paper and a slightly smaller circle cut out of red
construction paper. Have the children glue their red circles on top of
their green ones. Then let them glue watermelon seeds all over their red
Need: small paper plates, crayons, beans,
seeds, and glue
the children color 2 small paper plates to look like watermelon slices.
(green rind, red fruit, black seeds), you can glue real seeds on if you
like. Put beans inside the plates and staple them together.
Need: Red tissue Paper, Watermelon Cutouts and glue
Directions: Glue red tissue paper pieces on
drawings of watermelon slices.
Seed Collage added
Need: Watermelons seeds, paper and glue
and Dry watermelon seeds. Use them for for a collage.
My Watermelon added
Need: Collage materials (colored rice,
colored sand, watercolors, colored macaroni, tissue paper, construction
paper, contact paper, colored tape, etc...), seeds, paper plate, glue
Directions: Usually, I set out lots of
materials (see above) along with the seeds and pre-cut paper plates and
say "Let's make a slice of watermelon." The children take
it from there.