- One paper plate per child
- Dried watermelon seeds
- Paint, markers, or crayons
- Glue for extra seeds
- Celebrate National Watermelon Day (August 3rd) with this craft!
- Fold paper plate in half.
- Add seeds to the center of the fold.
- Staple completely around rim of plate.
- Decorate the maracas with crayons, markers, paint and any remaining watermelon seeds.
- Shake and have fun!
adapted from www.watermelon.org