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Oklahoma Agriculture in the Classroom


Melon Jamboree

Each student needs:

  • dried seeds from any melon, pumpkin or squash
  • paper plate
  • streamers


  1. Distribute one paper plate per student. 
  2. On the bottom of the plate, paint a large circle to represent the inside color of their melon, pumpkin or squash. 
  3. Around the edge paint the outside rind color. 
  4. Let it dry.
  5. Fold in half and place dry seeds inside. (Save 6-8 seeds to decorate the outside.)
  6. Staple at the edge to keep seeds inside.
  7. Attach streamers.
  8. Have a melon jamboree with your students' instruments.