Just take a look at the drinks aisle at your neighbourhood grocer and pause to count the number of different soda options there are. I bet you'll find at least more than 20 to 30 different options. Aside from the types of brands, you have different flavours, different sweeteners and even imported versions. The range of refreshing thirst quenching possibilities are staggering.

Now, imagine a fictional world where animals shopped at supermarkets and enjoyed the occasional cold soda pops. Wouldn't that be super wild? Brands would now need to cater to different animals and their unique palates. The size of the soda aisles would double or perhaps triple!

This creative printable design challenge is a bubbly exercise of the imagination. Let's design some fictional cans of soda for animals.

Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Colouring pencils

In this activity, your child will cover some basic research about the different animal diets or food habits. They will then proceed to design fun imaginary cans of soda for animals.

It will help your child or student:

  • Get basic exposure to the different classifications of animals based on their feeding or food habits.
  • Exercise his/her creative mind and help them explore different worlds, fictional characters/things and ideas in a fun way. It also provides them with an avenue for self-expression.
  • Develop their creative skills by allowing them to identify and mix different elements of their research to create a unique piece of fictional artwork.

Let's start designing!

How to Get Started

Simple steps to start:

  • Research and find out about how scientists have categorised animals based on the different food and feeding habits they have. Here's a simple video about this:
  • Research more about the history of the soda pop. Here's an animated video about how soda and carbonated drinks were invented:
  • Get started on the printable worksheets.

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable pack consists of 4 printable mascot design challenges. 3 of these printable worksheets has different animal names for your child to create soda cans for. The last printable worksheet is open ended and your child can choose the animal of his/her choice.

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