George Crum Craft Project | Black History Crafts | Potato Chip Craftivity

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Are you looking for a Black History Month Craft Activity to excite and engage your students? With this George Crum potato chip project your students get to invent their own chip flavor combination!

George Crum was one of the first chefs to introduce potato chips to become a popular snack across the nation. Students make a four page potato chip booklet with information about the chef, a chip bag cover for them to design, a flavor combination page and additional lined paper for other possibilities. (This booklet is suitable for grades 1-5 because you can differentiate the pages you want the students to use!)

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You will love that students can work collaboratively OR independently on their own chip bag projects. So much more engaging that a worksheet!

Your students will love the hands-on activities and inventing their own flavor combinations!

Your co-workers, administrators and parents are going to love seeing students involved in MEANINGFUL activities that connect the achievements of George Crum to their lives! Plus all these chip bags make an amazing bulletin board!

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Included with this engaging activity: (See preview for greater detail)

  • Templates and photographic step-by-step directions to make a chip cover flap book
  • Writing papers (1 on solid lines and 1 on broken lines) for the needs of your students
  • A brief history of George Crum
  • A page to design and new chip flavor
  • A blank cover for own chip flavor
  • Color or printer friendly black and white cover
  • 2 sizes - individual pack size, or family sharing size for collaborative work!

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Total Pages
12 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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