Introduction: Melon Xylophone

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Here is an instrument that doesn't make a wooden sound music, but will make your taste buds dance!

This is a simple yet very effective idea for a musical party or for just something different to have.

"The modern western xylophone has bars of rosewood, padauk," - Wiki But ours is much yummier made from melons.

Step 1: Find Your Fruit

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You will need:


Cantelope (Rockmelon)

Honeydew melon



2 Wooden Skewers

For your Tools you will need:

Cutting board


Serving Plate

Step 2: Prepare the Bars

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Cut the melons into a inch thick slices. Alternate the colors and cut the ends diagonally, so that they go in descending size order.

Step 3: Bolt It Into Place

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Arrange them on your chosen Serving Plate. Take the Grapes and cut the ends off and eat the middle...

Step 4: Ready to Dance

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Place the ends of the Grapes on each end of the pieces.

Put a Skewer into each Strawberry.

And you are ready to play until your heart's content or until you get hungry!


This is too cute! Love it!

Thank you, Danger! :)

hardlydavidson (author)2015-01-03

what a fantastic idea! sure to be a favorite with kids especially. thanks for sharing.

Thank YOU! Absolutely, a great for the kids :)

loompiggytutorials (author)2015-01-02

Great idea! This would make the perfect dish at a party! Well done!

Thank you very much! :)

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