Melon Xylophone

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.

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Step 1: Find Your Fruit

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

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

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

Step 4: Ready to Dance

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!

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    4 years ago

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

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