Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Behind the Scenes of Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

On Thursday, as it has for decades, the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade will be blaring on millions of, largely ignored, televisions in living rooms across the United States. If you or your students are curious about the origins of this tradition, How Stuff Works has some good reference materials on the topic. For a short overview of what goes into creating the parade every year, watch the short behind-the-scenes video from NBC embedded below.