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Watermelon Sun Visor

Watermelon Sun Visor

Nothing says summer quite like watermelon! It’s beautiful color combination of pink and green has become an iconic symbol of warm weather and really, who doesn’t love watermelon on a hot day? Here’s another way that watermelon can cool you off… By keep the sun’s hot rays at bay! Shade your child’s face and help them stay comfortable with this fun watermelon sun visor project.

You will need:

2 foam visors – 1 pink, 1 light green
15-20 black pony beads
Black yarn
Tools: child safe plastic sewing needle, scissors white craft glue

watermelon visor step 1

You can find foam sun visors for about a dollar at most discount department stores that have a craft department, as well as at most craft stores.

watermelon visor step 2

Begin by removing the coiled head band from the green visor; you can simply pull it out of the holes at each end. Cut the center out of the visor starting at the end with the band hole and working your way to the other end.

watermelon visor step 3

Remove the coiled head band from the pink visor, then remove the two circles that go over the end holes.

HINT: You can save the leftover foam for another project.

watermelon visor step 4

Cover the bottom of the green visor’s outer strip with white craft glue.

watermelon visor step 5

Press the green strip onto the pink visor, lining up the end holes. Allow this to dry completely.

watermelon visor step 6

When dry, insert the coiled headband back through the holes in the visor. Thread the sewing needle with black yarn and starting from the back of the visor, poke the needle through the pink section of the visor. Thread on a black pony bead and thread the needle back down through the top of the pink visor to attach the bead. Continue this process until you have as many beads/seeds as you want. Trim the yarn and secure with glue. Be sure to let it dry before wearing!

watermelon visor 2

Project created by Amanda Formaro for Kix Cereal. Amanda is a well-known craft expert and has been writing and crafting on the Internet for over fifteen years. Find out more on her blog, Crafts by Amanda, where she shares tutorials with step-by-step photos for adults and kids alike.