All About Coffee

Lesson #12045

Have fun making a clever Cup Wrapper and decorating beverage containers.

Grade Level:

Students can discuss the contents of various beverage containers and also make an attractive Mother’s or Father’s Day gift.

Discuss the proper handling of hot or cold beverages in paper or plastic cups. Also make a cheery Wrapper to give as a gift.

30683-DC-Ellison SureCut Die - Cup Wrapper, Flower, Heart & Trophy - Double Cut 30696-DC-Ellison SureCut Die - Travel Cup, Mug & Glass - Double Cut
Adhesive, Cardstock, Construction paper, Crayons, Fun foam, Markers, Double stick tape
Adhesive, Cardstock, Construction paper, Crayons, Fun foam, Markers, Double stick tape

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the Travel Cup, Mug & Glass using construction paper. The students can decorate the shapes with crayons or markers.
  2. Discuss areas in which each container is best suited. What beverages might be placed in each container?
  3. Die-cut the Cup Wrapper from cardstock, construction paper or craft foam. Craft foam can be found in craft stores.
  4. Decorate the Wrapper with crayons, markers or adhere the Flower, Heart or Trophy shapes to the Wrapper with double stick tape.
  5. Apply adhesive on one end, wrap it around the cup or glass and adhere to the other end of the Wrapper.
  6. The Wrapper provides a comfortable way to shield hands from both hot and cold beverages in paper or plastic cups.
  7. Enjoy your wrapper that helps a latte!

Fine Arts & Visual Arts
NA-VA.K-4.6 - Making Connections Between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines
Achievement Standard:

  • Students identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum.


Physical Education and Health Standards
NPH-H.K-4.3 - Reducing Health Risks
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks-

  • Develop injury prevention and management strategies for personal health.
  • Demonstrate ways to avoid and reduce threatening situations.


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