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Century students build with sugar power

Graham crackers substitute for gingerbread wallboard in second graders' sugarplum fairy-sized building project.

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Sadie Safratowich, at left, Kaden Knowles and Miranda Henry practice social distancing while setting up their gingerbread houses recently at Century School. (Submitted photo)

Local children building on a holiday tradition created crafts that look good enough to eat.

Second-graders at Century School completed their gingerbread house projects this week.

"Students were asked to make a house with Graham crackers, a milk carton, and frosting. They then had free reign on decorations," said second grade teacher Kristen Poehler. "This is normally a parent event, but unfortunately, (we) had to do it on our own in the classrooms."

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Juana Lux Gomez, at left, tiles the roof of her Graham cracker house with colorful candy, while fellow second-grader Terra Pearson built and decorated her gingerbread house in class at Century School. (Submitted photos)

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Robin Fish is a staff reporter at the Park Rapids Enterprise. Contact him at rfish@parkrapidsenterprise.com or 218-252-3053.
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