Watermelon Hacks

Updated April 2017
Originally Published April 8, 2015

Watermelon season is here which means we will all be eating (and possibly growing) a lot of watermelon! Watermelon is an easy, healthy, cool snack that most kids love. Bring it to the beach, pool, lake, or park and it’s bound to be a hit. Whether you’re looking for the easiest way to cut a watermelon or if you’re looking for creative Watermelon Hacks (like watermelon popsicles and watermelon jello), then you’ve hit the jackpot!

Watermelon Hacks! Creative ways for how to cut a watermelon.

Watermelon Hacks

1. How to make watermelon popsicles

How to make watermelon popsicles

2. Watermelon Dispenser

Turn your watermelon into a drink dispenser!

Turn your watermelon into a drink dispenser!

3. Watermelon Filled with Jello

Carve out the watermelon and pour in red jello for jello watermelon slices!

Carve out the watermelon and pour in red jello for jello watermelon slices!

4. How to make a watermelon cake

This is something I really want to try!

How to make a watermelon cake

5. Watermelon Sorbet Recipe

How to make a watermelon sorbet… I love how it is served IN the watermelon. Cute! 

How to make a watermelon sorbet

6. Fruit Kabobs 

Use cookie cutters to create shapes. Fill the shapes various fruit or make a watermelon kabob

Use cookie cutters to create shapes. Fill the shapes various fruit or make a watermelon kabob

7. Watermelon carved into a BBQ

Turn a watermelon into a BBQ! Isn’t this the cutest way to serve fruit this summer? The legs are made out of celery and the “coals” are actually blackberries. ADORABLE! 

Turn a watermelon into a BBQ! Isn't this the cutest way to serve fruit this summer?

8. How to cut a watermelon that fits into a bowl

(now that’s smart!)

How to cut a watermelon that fits perfectly into a bowl (now that's smart!)

9. Watermelon Pizza

Just add sliced fruit and berries then sprinkle coconut on top! Source unknown. 

Watermelon Pizza - I bet this is so good!

10. Watermelon Pig

Cute and easy to do! (source unknown).

Watermelon pig - cute and easy to do!

11. Watermelon Popsicles 

Frozen Watermelon Push Pops – quick easy healthy snack for summer! 

Frozen Watermelon Push Pops - quick easy healthy snack for summer! Fun food for kids.

12. Watermelon Pie

Just right for the summertime. One person said, “This was an EASY, delicious, refreshing summertime dessert!”

Watermelon Pie

13. Rice Krispies shaped like a watermelon

DIY Watermelon Rice Krispies. Creative idea!

DIY Watermelon Rice Krispies. Creative idea!

3 thoughts on “Watermelon Hacks”

    1. I think your idea is so insanely smart!! My kids eat watermelon like it’s ice cream, so putting a popsicle stick in it makes WAY too much sense! Thank you for such a beautiful idea:)

  1. I just bought a watermelon yesterday! Perfect timing:) I think I will make the watermelon pops for the kiddos after school snack.

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