You could even turn this recipe into a dessert! My personal recommendation are Medjool dates. They are like eating candy. However, please note they are more pricey, so I don't tend to purchase them often myself.
Another fruit salad recipe is called a watermelon basket (courtesy of
Why? To reinforce the idea of Moses's basket, and that he was drawn from the water (melon!).
There are some great ideas for carving or creating watermelon baskets on Watermelon.org. Click on the button for 'Carving and other fun ideas.'
You can either do this as a group project on 1 large watermelon. Or pick up those ultra small weightwatchers watermelons. Cut in half and give each child half to make individual bowls.
Using a child's pumpkin carving knife, cut a sawtooth edge around border of boat. Scoop out inside flesh. Cut pieces into cubes. Or use a melon baller for more fun. You can also further refine the chunks by using cookie cutters on them. Top up with other fruit, like berries, grapes, apple pieces, for fruit salad effect in your basket. See if you can create a 'baby' from fruit pieces and toothpicks.
And finally, for the more traditional type salad (ingredients like iceberg lettuce, olives, carrots, etc.) click on this link:
I hope you enjoy adding these to your Shabbat meal OR at your next Passover seder.