Candy Construction was a huge success for both kids and parents.
 
The event ran from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday (July 15) at the Fort Saskatchewan Public Library.
 
"We just kind of wanted to give parents a way to connect with their kids using science, technology, engineering and math, something non-threatening and lots of fun," said Samantha Sutherland, a programmer with the library who came up with the event. "So that kind of was the idea of how we're going to do this and what could be more fun than candy?"
 
Kids and their parents were able to use raw spaghetti, gum drops, marshmellows and straws to build a candy structure as high as they possibly could.
 
The record for the highest candy strcuture was 140 centimetres and the winner received a LEGO set. 
 
"It's been awesome seeing the connections between the parents and kids just getting to compete for the grand prize," added Sutherland.
 
The library's next family event is a Minute-to-Win-it on August 12.

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