Story Time

Watermelon
Submitted by: Judy Larson, Maud Marks
Audience
• Pre-school • Schoolage
Books
One Watermelon Seed by:Celia Barker Lottridge
"A deceptively simple counting book... with a concise and clever text that introduces color and rhythm."
Peter Spit a Seed at Sue by:Jackie French Koller
One hot summer day, four bored children start a watermelon seed-spitting battle that soon spreads throughout their town.
Watermelon Day by:Kathi Appelt
Young Jesse waits all summer for her watermelon to ripen.
Watermelon Wishes by:Lisa Moser
When Charlie spends the summer growing watermelons with his grandfather, his secret wish is to do it all over again the next year.
Songs
Craft
Cut a circle from green, white and red paper each circle slightly smaller then the other, starting with green as the largest. Glue together. Use a black marker or crayon to draw seeds on the red cirle.
Other
Have some seeds available for counting and sorting.
Notes
Serve watermelon.