National Jelly Bean Day

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Happy Jelly Bean Day! Making jelly beans is much more involved than I realized. Jelly beans were first made popular during the Civil War and were the first candies to be sold by the pound.

I think your student will find this video very interesting.

Here are some fun things for school that you can do when working with jelly beans.

  • Create a graph to determine what is everyone’s favorite traditional flavor.
  • Guess how many jelly beans are in a pound. (400)
  • Write a story that begins with the following: If I were a jelly bean, I would..
  • There is a fun science experiment to do with the picture shown below. Click HERE to go to the website. A science lab sheet is included as well.

Have a  great week! ~Lisa~


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