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Kids Activity: Making a Straw Marble Maze

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Preschool aged kids love marble mazes and this one is a cinch to make that will entertain them for hours. Keep reading to see how to make this fun straw marble maze…

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Supplies:

  • Straws
  • Cardboard box, any size
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Glue
  • Marbles

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First, tape up the side the opens well

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Cut off the top part of the box with scissors

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Add more tape around the sides and inside to secure any loose pieces

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Cut a piece of straw an inch shorter than the length of your box and glue it down.

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You might want to think for a minute what you want the design to look like and then cut and glue accordingly. Make sure the spaces are large enough for the marbles you’ll be using.

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When you’re done, cut a small hole large enough for the marble at the start and finish of the maze. Using an exacto knife was useful here.

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Grab you’re adorable preschooler and show them how it works, making sure to tilt the box very gently so the marble will go through the maze correctly.