With watermelon in its peak season, it’s the perfect time to try a watermelon carving that can be the main centerpiece at your next party or something as simple as a salsa bowl for a mommy get-together. Click through the slideshow to see eight imaginative watermelon creations that are not only delicious but actually fairly simple to boot (we promise!).

Mr. Watermelon Head

Delight your Mr. Potato Head lover with this super-fun Mr. Watermelon Head. The best part? The design elements are endless which means you and your lil’ sous-chef can put on or take off as many fruit adornments as you like. And heck, you might just get your pickiest eater to try a few new fruits in the process. To get the step-by-step instructions, check out Jill’s blog at
Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons.

Do you have a favorite watermelon carving? Let us know about it in the comments section below!

–Kristina Moy