activity

Does what you smell change what you taste? Find out with this supereasy taste test.

safety
  • None
difficulty
  • Beginner
time
  • 10 minutes

Prepare Ingredients

1 bag
Jelly Belly jelly beans

Gather Equipment

1
small bowl
1 per person
blindfold (optional)
1
 
1 bag
Jelly Belly jelly beans

Empty the bag of jelly beans into the bowl.

 
2
 

Close your eyes or put on your blindfold—no peeking! (WAIT!!! Read through the rest of the steps before you close your eyes!)

 
3
 

With 2 fingers, pinch your nose closed.

 
4
 

Keep pinching your nose. With your other hand, pick up 1 jelly bean. Put it in your mouth. Chew it while you slowly count to 3 in your head.

 
5
 

Let go of your nose. Breathe in and out as you chew the jelly bean. Slowly count to 3 in your head again. You can swallow the jelly bean.

 
6
 

Repeat with more jelly beans if you want to.