Some Strings Attached — Making Parade Balloons

November 25th is Macy’s Day Parade, known for its spectacular, imaginative, and GIGANTIC parade balloons. But how are they made? Learn about Making Macy’s Parade Balloons from the Watch and Learn Library! Creating the balloons requires a delicate blend of art and engineering. Discover how hard work and creativity can take a simple idea and E—X—P—A—N—D it into real, physical results!

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