In the universe of Cool Jellybeans!, neighborhood pals wield the power of STEAMIE for good and to defend themselves from menacing creatures.
STEAMIE stands for science, technology, engineering, art, math,
innovation, and entrepreneurship.
It's one of many kids' super powers!
Town Of Jellybean
The Town of Jellybean is the beloved home to a society of kids, beans, critters, and crawlers alike. It’s a mystical place far away and nearby, even in augmented reality space. Clouds dance above, kids and jellybeans hack and tinker below.
The town is made up of a group of islands that together form the shape of a bean. Each island is a borough named after each subject of STEAMIE.
Town of Jellybean
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Town of Jellybean's Lullaby, composed by Kade Jones (KJee Music)
A notification is delivered to an ordinary looking smartwatch. Time is noted. With a tap, the gizmo opens a portal to the alternate dimension of The Town of Jellybean—The Software Architecture.
Only a few of the town's kids own this extraordinary smartwatch for battle with cyber creatures, programming bugs, and nasty viruses. They are known as the Jelly Powers.
One of the kid-made gadgets is this special smartwatch that appears ordinary.
Entering the Software Architecture, composed by Kade Jones (KJee Music)
Jelly Powers protect the Town of Jellybean against the Sour Powers. When they are faced with danger, the Jelly Powers quick draw from the hip high-tech, kid-made gadgets like special smartchwatches.
A third-generation spunky Latina and leader of the group. She loves being a member of the Jelly Powers, and has it in her blood because her grandfather was the original Jelly Power. She builds awesome things out of cardboard boxes and rocks programming on a computer keyboard in the shape of an electric guitar.
Sharon’s best friend and fellow (reluctant) Jelly Power, he would rather nap than fight injustices. But he’s always there for you in a pinch unless you need clean socks, which he never has. He jams with Sharon, enthusiastically striking a triangle.
A Polynesian rugby player, he’s the powerhouse of the Jelly Powers team. While he can often rush into things, he’s a team player. He’s been given the sports nickname of “Comeback Junior” because he keeps going, keeps trying In the face of setbacks. (Conceptualization Stage)
An African American skater and book-loving kid, Dazzline makes a fierce Jelly Power. She enjoys training her muscles and brain. She gives her best effort in schoolwork that she finds difficult. (Conceptualization Stage)
He’s half Japanese and is legally blind but is able to see with the help of AR, and watches over the town for trouble. (Conceptualization Stage)
The Jelly Powers’ adorable red nose pitbull. While he can’t speak, he can understand and lends a paw to any Jelly Powers’ mission. (Conceptualization Stage)
Meet the STEAMIE Creatures
The Town of Jellybean has a rich diversity of species that are collectively called STEAMIE Creatures. These include Jellybeans or Jellies (for short), Monster Colors, and various Sour Powers.
Jellies and Monster Colors are the kids' forever friends
The Jellies are the mentors to the Jelly Powers. Each Jelly has their name across their belly that represent their intelligence type and expertise on a subject matter. Their endowed traits (encapsulated by their name) are derived from the type of Effort Tree they were born from. The original founders of the Town of Jellybean were Jellies.
Queen Jelly Bee is the renowned leader of the Town of Jellybean. This Jelly is also a venture capital (VC) founder of the Jelly Powers, investing in the kids and funding their operation and missions. (Conceptualization Stage)
Science Jellybean is part of the STEAMIE Jellybean Crew. Science Jellybean lives in the Science borough of the Town of Jellybean. This bean's jelly power is science.
Tech Jellybean is part of the STEAMIE Jellybean Crew. Tech lives in the technology borough. This bean's jelly power is technology.
Engineering Jellybean is part of the STEAMIE Jellybean Crew. This bean lives in the Engineering Borough. This bean's jelly power is Engineering.
Math Jellybean is part of the STEAMIE Jellybean Crew. Math lives in the Math Borough. This bean's jelly power is math.
Innovation Jellybean is part of the STEAMIE Jellybean Crew. The bean lives in the Innovation Borough. Innovation is the jelly power.
Art Jellybean is part of the STEAMIE Jellybean Crew. Art lives in the Art Borough.
“Hey...Cope, here.” Cope has “bounce back” power. This bean learns coping skills and uses them to go through distress and to enhance eustress.
“Hi there! I’m Playful!!” This happy-go-lucky bean grabs a partner--do-si-doing with an imaginary friend on a rainy day; passes around a longtime friend back to back; and circles back to play with a new friend.
Entrepreneurship Jellybean is part of the STEAMIE Jellybean Crew. The bean lives in the Entrepreneurship Borough. Entrepreneurship is the jelly power.
“Hi, I’m Confident.” This bean builds up its confidence like a fortress made from wood blocks stacked one-by-one purposely, daily, with care overtime. Others are welcomed to place pieces that will add to, make beautiful, and strengthen the fortress.
“Hello! I go by Stu. My full name though is Study Smart.” Stu takes schoolwork seriously, but not itself. This bean takes brief breaks after each study. Fun breaks are Stu’s treats for studying. The activity break pumps and primes Stu’s brain for the next school lesson.
NO WAY! Jellybean
This bean exhibits the spirit of determination within all kids.
Monster Colors lift the mood of people and places. They are friendly and mighty. These colorful critters smile in their own way. Their smiles are simply different. Monster Colors' powers are splash, splat, stain, color bomb, and canon ball.
Monster Colors belong to the species of color crawlers that dwell in the Art Borough. There are five different kinds of color crawlers: primary, secondary, neutral, cool, and warm.
Sir Ignoramus is the Jelly Powers’ greatest foe. He is the head of the Sour Powers. Together, they incite mischief and misdeeds. Sir Ignoramus directs his efforts to ultimately overthrow Queen Jelly Bee and destroy the will of the STEAMIE Creatures. (Conceptualization Stage)
Yellow Monster Color
The Yellow Monster Color often gets compliments on her smile. She smiles with her eye. The Yellow Monster Color is a primary color crawler.
Red Monster Color
The Red Monster Color smiles with open arms for others to feel extra welcomed. This Monster Color is a primary color crawler.
Blue Monster Color
The Blue Monster Color makes the sound of 'Argh!' when smiling. This Monster Color is one of three primary color crawlers.
Orange Monster Color
The Orange Monster Color always gives his biggest smile. Squirts of red and yellow makes this squirt—a secondary color crawler.
Purple Monster Color
The Purple Monster Color shows off his pearly whites when he smiles. Dabs of red and blue makes this dapper secondary color crawler.
Green Monster Color
The Green Monster Color throws her arms up with enthusiasm when she smiles. Mix yellow and blue to get this secondary color crawler.
Sour Powers are straight out enemies that fight against the Jelly Powers. They have sour attitudes and tart mindsets who are led by the menacing Sir Ignoramous.
“I, DeFly, am a fly that flies. I do not sing like a songbird or sound like a swan’s last song while flying. I screech at a pitch that sounds like nails on a chalkboard. Buzz in your ears. Buzz to your food. Buzz, I defy you!”
The Programming Bug is in progress. This short-statured bug stands mischievously proud. It lives in the Software Architecture, the Town of Jellybean's alternate dimension. No smart toy is safe!
Infinite Loop is a type of programming bug in the Software Architecture. She powerfully moves like a cyclone.
Drab and Glum
Drab and Glum are in progress. They are both cheerless chaps. Their power is to strip colors, turning things to grayscale. They live in the Art Borough.
Litterbug is in progress. He moves on a slick quart of motor oil between dream and awake state. He litters the earth with junk and junks the mind with lies.