GingerBread Lane – a 1.5 ton, 300-square-foot village made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing, and candy is now the largest gingerbread village in the world by the 2014 Guinness World Records.
The creation of Jon Lovitch, the 160-house village is on display in New York City at the New York Hall of Science in Queens. It took one year to develop and complete, requiring approximately 1,500 hours of labor.
As a grand finale, Lovitch will give away all houses on January 12; he will also ship houses to children unable to visit due to illness or other personal situations:
While singing along with her kindergarten classmates to a Christmas-themed rendition of the folk song "Bingo Was His Name-O," onea adorable "KODA" ("Kid of Deaf Adult") signs the song's words so her deaf parents can follow along: