Packaging Tricks

As part of their study of how advertisers use various techniques to influence consumers, kids examine the design, the promotions, and the product placement in the packaging of their favorite foods. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have copies of the food pyramid or food plate available for groups to use as part of their analysis of packaging
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource presumes class members are familiar with color symbolism and advertising and propaganda techniques
Pros

  • The lesson also asks kids to study the nutritional labeling of their favorite foods
Cons

  • The resource presumes class members are familiar with color symbolism and advertising and propaganda techniques