Marble Motion

Each team is provided with two pieces of flip chart paper and a roll of sellotape and are tasked with creating two marble movers to keep a marble rolling as long as possible. After creating their builds, all teams come together to test their marble movers. The team that has the longest combined time, wins the challenge.

Equipment Required: 2 x flip chart paper (per team), sellotape and marbles.
Space Required: Small. Indoors or outdoors.
Group Size: Up to 48, split into teams smaller teams of 8-12

Total Time: 70 minutes

5 minutes to brief and set up
50 minutes to build marble movers
10 minutes for testing
5 minutes to review and debrief

Suggested Learning Outcomes

Cooperation
Creative thinking
Goal setting
Time management