Lesson Plan Title : A New Flavor of Jellybean

Age Range: Grade 3 through grade 5 (Elementary)

Overview and Purpose: Students create their own flavor of jelly bean in this activity. They have to write a description and draw a picture of it. The possibilities are endless; they could invent a cheeseburger and fries flavored jelly bean or a sauerkraut and banana flavored one.

Objective: The student will be able to write a description about a new flavor of jellybean.


Several varieties of Jelly Belly jelly beans


Have the students guess the various flavors of Jelly Belly jelly beans by sampling the different flavors. Explain that they're going to come up with a new flavor of jelly bean. They have to decide what ingredients will be in it, what it will look like, and what the packaging should look like. They should write a paragraph describing their jelly bean, draw a picture of what it should look like, and develop a slogan to advertise it. When they have finished, display their creations in the classroom or the hallway.

Wrap Up:

This activity can also be done in pairs or small groups. The idea can be extended into art by having them make a poster marketing their new flavor.