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Fun Watermelon Recipe Ideas For Kids
Watermelon Checkers - Fun for your Buffet Table or A Child's Party
Your favorite cheese
Cut equal size 1/2-inch thick square shapes from watermelon and your favorite cheese. Arrange as a checkerboard on a serving tray. Cut small circles of the watermelon and cheese as the "checkers."
Watermelon Popsicles - Simple Frozen Fun
Chunks of fresh fruit - try grapes, strawberries, or kiwi fruit
Puree watermelon and pour into Popsicle molds. Drop in chunks of fresh fruit, insert caps and place in freezer. Serve when frozen.
Watermelon Sno Cones - Fun for Kids of All Ages
Sprinkle or jimmies
Ice cream cones or paper sno cone cups
Using an ice cream scoop, make balls of watermelon and place them in the freezer on a waxed paper-lined cookie sheet for no more than 1 hour. Remove from freezer and roll in vanilla yogurt and then sweetened coconut, and top with sprinkles or jimmies. Place in an ice cream cone or sno cone cup and enjoy.
Frosted Watermelon - A Fun Way to Get Kids to Eat More Fruit!
Seedless watermelon cut into ½- to ¾-inch thick slices
Granola or similar cereal
Using your favorite cookie cutters cut shapes out of ½- to ¾-inch thick slices of seedless watermelon. Or, if you prefer, use classic cut watermelon wedges. Frost with vanilla or other flavor yogurt. Sprinkle with granola.
Watermelon Dippers - This Fresh Dip with a Hint of Sweetness Makes a Treat Kids Will Love
8 ounces sour cream
4 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Watermelon stix or small wedges
Blend together the sour cream, sugar and vanilla in a small serving bowl. Use as a dip for the watermelon.
Watermelon Kebabs - An Easy, Fast, No-Mess Meal
1-inch cubes of seedless watermelon
Smoked turkey breast
Coffee stirrers or Beverage straws
Cut watermelon, turkey and cheese in cubes and skewer on stirrers or straws.
While there are many reasons for teaching kids to cook -- less expensive than eating out, preserves family heritage, etc, the most important
reason is that by teaching your child to cook, you're giving him a better chance to be a healthy grown-up. Enabling your child with the ability
to appreciate freshness and to transform ingredients into tasty foods opens their eyes to making wiser choices about what to eat...