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Surf Wave

 Materials
  • Oval or round shaped watermelon
  • Kitchen & paring knives
  • Cutting board
  • Green dry-erase marker (preferably washable)
  • Large bowl & spoon
  • Brown sugar or raw sugar
  • Small dolls or beach themed toys
 Instructions
  1. Wash the watermelon under cool running water and pat dry.
  2. On a cutting board, place the watermelon on its side & cut off 1/4"-1/2" from the stem end being careful not to cut too deep into the white part of the rind. This will provide a sturdy base.
  3. Using the dry-erase marker, draw a wave from the top of the watermelon halfway down similar to a backwards C. Repeat on the other side to form a wave.
  4. Use the knife to carefully cut away the parts of the watermelon that you will not be using. Use the spoon to hollow out the watermelon, reserving the inside watermelon to cut up and serve.
  5. Place the carving on a serving platter covered with the brown sugar. Decorate with toys and shells & fill your carving with fruit.
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