Celebrated on August 3rd

National Watermelon Day

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Challenge #1

Can you draw a square watermelon?

Did you know: The Japanese grow square watermelon. How? They place square glass boxes around a growing fruit so it becomes square as it grows. The Japanese like them because they’re small and don’t roll around. They fit neatly in a refrigerator. The downside? These watermelon cost about $82!

Source: Gardening Channel

Challenge #2

Can you draw the flesh of a watermelon in your favorite color?

Did you know: A watermelon’s flesh is not always red alternatively can be orange, green, yellow or white.The scientific name for a watermelon is ‘Citrullus Lanatus’

Source: What About Watermelon

Challenge #3

Can you draw a canteen made from a watermelon?

Did you know: Early explorers used watermelons as canteens. In 1796, the first cookbook was published in the United States. It included a recipe for Watermelon Rind Pickles.

Source: Watermelon Benefits