World’s largest sandcastle – level 2

13-07-2021 07:00

A Dutch creator and 30 sculptors created the largest sandcastle in the world.

The sandcastle was in Blokhus, Denmark, and it was almost 21 meters high. It beat the previous record by more than 3 meters. The sculptors built a wooden structure, and they put clay on it. When the clay was dry, they put glue on it, and covered the clay with almost 4,500 tons of sand.

On the top of the sandcastle, they put a copy of the coronavirus, and it looked like a crown. The creator wanted to show the power which coronavirus had. The sandcastle also represented Danish culture.

Every year, there is a sandcastle festival in Blokhus, and this year, it will be even more special because people will celebrate their Guinness World Record.

Difficult words: clay (an earth which is soft when it is wet, and when it dries, it is hard), glue (a sticky material which makes things hold together), represent (to be a symbol of something), Guinness World Record (a record which shows something is the most special in the whole world).

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