LEFT SIDE: Write a summary that describes the main problem and the solution of the book.Try to use words that will “grab” readers’ attention and make them want to buy your cereal.
*All templates for this cereal box book report will be available to download from the 4th Grade Website (
This will be helpful for students who want to write rough drafts for the sides of their box before doing the final copies.
They will also be asked to prepare and present a cereal box commercial.
Students absolutely love this project, and their presentations are always so fun to watch.
Invent a name for the cereal that is related to the title of the book and sounds like a cereal. You may want to look at real cereal boxes to get some ideas.
Choose a shape for the cereal as well as colors and ingredients that all relate to the book.Also, if students mess up or want to redo any section of the box, they can just print new copies from the website.If students need any glue, scissors, markers, white paper, colored paper, or construction paper from school, they are more than welcome to use or borrow those materials upon request.Using butcher paper, wrap the cereal box much like you would a Christmas present, but being sure not to go too crazy on the tape.The boxes look best when wrapped in a neutral color like white, gray, or beige.It can be a puzzle, a word search, a word scramble, a maze, a crossword puzzle, a hidden pictures illustration, or any other fun activity that might be found on the back of a cereal box. TOP OF BOX: Include the title, author, number of pages, and number of stars you would give this book if you were a book critic. You can use the template or create the top of the box yourself as long as you include all of the things listed above.PRIZE: (Optional) Cereal boxes often include a prize.YOUR CEREAL BOX BOOK REPORT IS DUE AT SCHOOL ON Monday, JANUARY 23, 2017.Students will share their project by doing a 1-2 minute commercial for their cereal.Also a fantastic opportunity for students to put their projects on display for others to see.Step One: Tape both ends with packing tape to seal down the flaps and to keep them from poking up after wrapping.