Paper Plate Marble Maze

Ms. Tiffany Makes a Marble Maze Video

 This simple, fun marble maze allows your child to create cool structures on their paper plates for their marbles to go through as they tilt the plate in different directions using their hands.

Goal

Create an easy marble maze with only a few materials!

Materials

  • paper plate (high edges works best)
  • scissors
  • construction paper
  • tape
  • markers
  • marble/small ball

Steps

  • use markers to decorate paper plate
  • cut construction paper into strips
  • tape strips to plate in arch shape anywhere
  • place marble/ball on plate and try to get it through the arches

Add challenges 

  • tape pipe cleaners flat on the plate to create paths for the marble to take
  • make ramps or long tunnels with paper

Extensions

  • Counting Game: keep track of how many times the marble passes through the arches in 30 seconds