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Crystallized Watermelon Slices

This frosty frozen fruit treat is a refreshing snack — and a super science experiment!

Learning Benefits

A light sprinkling of sugar makes these watermelon slices sparkle when they come out of the freezer!


What you need:

  • 1 small seedless watermelon
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

What to do:

  1. Slice the watermelon into thin slices. Cut into triangles.
  2. Ask your child to sprinkle sugar (lightly) on the "red part" of the slices.
  3. Have your child place the slices on a wax paper-lined tray or freezable plate.
  4. Place in the freezer for four hours.
  5. Remove and enjoy!

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