How to make a Lego marble run

By | February 4, 2015

Sometimes the simplest games are also the best. My 4 year old was looking for some entertainment whilst I was busy so I suggested he make a lego marble run. His first comment was that he couldn’t but with a little encouragement he did!

Materials needed to make a Lego marble run
large Lego Duplo base board
selection of Lego Duplo bricks

How to make a Lego marble run

The best thing about this activity is that there is no right or wrong way to do it! The 4 year old started off with a base board and added lego bricks, making a difficult run for his marbles to run through.

lego marble runHe experimented a lot, moving bricks, adding a wall of bricks around the outside of the base board, and making the bricks high to keep the larger marble in.

lego marble runIt was great watching him work and making more complicated runs.

lego marble runEventually he added a second base board, and a couple of towers! I can definitely see this being added to and played with again and again.

how to make a lego marble run

One thought on “How to make a Lego marble run

  1. Nanny

    BB is definitely preparing to be an engineer……..xxxx……..very complex construction.


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