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Marble Maze Game

Ideal for Preschool/Pre-K, School-Age

Two children play with marbles at daycare | Bright Horizons | Preschool

This activity promotes development and learning by encouraging children to:

  • Use reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • Use imitation and symbolic representation in play.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in thoughts, actions, and behavior.
  • Demonstrate the use of creativity and imagination in learning and play.

Materials Needed:

  • Science journal
  • Writing tools e.g. pencil and/or markers
  • Cardboard box
  • Construction paper
  • Tape
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Marbles

Participants: This activity is intended for child interaction.

Directions:

Step 1: Design and construct your marble game!

  • Cut open the top of the box.
  • Cut out strips of paper to create tunnels and glue to the cardboard box.
  • Write numbers or letters onto paper squares, cut out, and glue on top of the tunnels.

Step 2: Once the glue is dry, enjoy creating your own marble game!

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