It’s summer! One of my favorite parts of summer is that it means it’s time to eat as much watermelon as I can. Whether we’re hitting the beach (on a rare occasion), playing outside, or simply looking for a sweet and refreshing snack, watermelon seems to hit the spot for me and the kids.
And because many people associate summer with watermelons, I figured, why not share some of the best watermelon activities I could find on the internet?!
Whether you’re looking for screen-free activities or to prevent the summer slide through some learning activities, these watermelon activities and crafts are sure to please.
20 Sweet, Easy Watermelon Kids Crafts & Activities
Though I don’t plan to constantly entertain my children the entire summer break, I do have to set boundaries and incorporate plenty of screen-free time. Plus, I’d like them to get some educational experiences in and the crafty activities are perfect for my artistically minded daughter.
Watermelon Play Dough for Counting via Sugar Spice and Glitter
Play and Learn Watermelon Activities via Fantastic Fun and Learning
Watermelon Soap Foam Sensory Play via And Next Comes L
Kids in the Kitchen – Watermelon Pops via B-inspired Mama
Watermelon Oobleck via Gift of Curiosity
Felt Watermelon Seed Counting Activity via SAHM, plus…
Watermelon Seed Spitting Measurement Game via Schooling a Monkey
Free Printable Watermelon Activity Sheets via Frugal Family Home
Watermelon Tissue Paper Craft via School Time Snippets
DIY Sweet Summer Watermelon Button Craft via A Cultivated Nest
Watermelon Sensory Play via Little Bins for Little Hands
Watermelon Sponge Painting via Fantastic Fun and Learning
Puffy Paint Watermelon Craft for Kids via Crafty Morning
Watermelon Wrapping Paper via Inner Child Fun
Watermelon Counting Cards and Edible Watermelon Seeds via Toddler Approved
Watermelon Counting and Fine Motor Activity via The Kindergarten Connection
Watermelon Printables Pack via Gift of Curiosity
Easy Watermelon Slime via The Littles and Me
Hammering Tees into Watermelons via Fun Learning for Kids
Watermelon Seed Sight Word Tracing Activity via The Letters of Literacy
What are some of your favorite summer activities?
Looking for more?
Check out these watermelon activities for preschoolers.