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The Whale

 Materials
  • 1 large oblong seedless watermelon
  • Paring or kitchen knives
  • Pencil or green dry erase marker
 Instructions
  1. Cut a thin slice from the bottom to provide a stable base.
  2. Draw the outlines for the whale as shown in the drawing above.
  3. Use a knife or decorating tool to cut the decorated edges on the side, and a knife to cut the tail and head. Cut all the way through the rind.
  4. Remove the top section of rind; it can be cut into pieces to make removal easier.
  5. Carve the mouth and eyes, cutting only into the green outer layer.
  6. Cut a small, deep hole for a blowhole; inserting dried flowers for the water spout.
  7. Hollow the shell; fill with approx. 4 cups of fruit salad.
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