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CHM at Home | Families (June 2)

Windy City Kites

Sample kite courtesy of CHM Education Department

Chicago is often called the Windy City. It earned this nickname because politicians and organizers were bragging about Chicago while lobbying to be the host city for the 1893 world’s fair. Today, most people associate it with our gusty weather. Make your own paper bag kite and see how high you can fly it in the Windy City!

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