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What is YOUR favourite holiday beverage?


In this task, students will explore how the media influence consumers' choices and the affect of colour and design on sales. Students will also have the opportunity to incorporate the elements of design and knowledge of colour when creating their own 3D model of a holiday cup! This assignment also challenges students to create their own holiday beverage recipe!


This project was created for grades 5 & 6, but can be used in grades 4-8. Generic rubric included!


About This Product:

  • PDF printable and Google Slides presentation included!
  • Rubric included
  • Brainstorming space, rough copy space and good copy response pages included
  • Incorporates health, media and art
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Clip Art from Smarty Pants Studies and Chirps Graphics; Fonts from PB Fonts and KG Fonts


Expectations covered in this product:



  • Student applies their knowledge of media influence on eating habits and food choices by incorporating flavours and colours that will entice buyers.



  • Student incorporates elements of design into their cup design.
  • Student creates a 3D model.



  • Student creates a holiday cup design and recipe with the purpose of the design in mind e.g., holiday theme.


holiday - art - starbucks cup - coffee cup - design - media influence


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Grades 4 - 8: Holiday Cup Art / Health / Media Project!

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