marble run structure in classroom

Marble Run

Learning Goals: Child-Directed Play, Spatial Reasoning, Problem-Solving, Hand/ Eye Coordination, Observation and Testing

    • Provide students with marble run pieces to create structures.

    • Encourage them to explore building a marble run to test out how the marbles move through it.

    • The educator can provide marble when the child is ready to test their structure. 

    • Play can be extended into a variety of inquiry trajectories from building successful marble runs to measuring speed of marbles.

Math
Type of Play