Turn Wisconsin's Biggest Paper Crane into
The Candy Crane!
the 2007 "Giant Crane" is getting red paint stripes as
students turn it into "The
After painting stripes
on the crane, the students moved it. They carried it carefully
down the hall. It was on its way to the Nekooka town park for everyone
to see. Luckily, it made it through the doors. They worried that
it might get stuck!
with a pick up truck was waiting for the precious cargo. Winds
were gusting nearly 20 miles per hour that day so they tied the
the park, a brave
dad climbed a ladder on a cold day to help hang the crane. The
had stuffed the crane with cardboard to help with support.
That made it heavy, and the kids joked that "Candy
Crane" would go on a diet after the holidays to lose some
cheers for the proud class of Craniacs who helped to put up the "Candy
the end of November, the Candy Crane was hanging for display in
Nekoosa's town's park.
it was hung, a gust of wind
caught under the crane and it looked as if it took flight!
A 4th grader
is by the crane in the park on the day of the celebrations. Unfortunately,
Crane" got wiped out by about 2 inches of new snowfall. But
everyone agreed it was fun while it lasted!