Backyard Marble Races

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  • Questions 4
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 Use a pool noodle to make a super fun marble race track for some backyard marble races!

Your Instructor: Tia

Difficulty: Easy

Length of Activity: 15 Minutes


  • 1 pool noodle
  • Scissors
  • Paper
  • Tape
  • 4 chopsticks
  • Markers
  • 2 Marbles

Follow Along Below

Written Instructions (Printable PDF)

  1. Cut a pool noodle down its side lengthwise.
  2. Repeat a second time on the opposite side of the pool noodle to create two separate halves.
  3. Using two small pieces of paper, create a start and finish line sign.
  4. Tape two chopsticks to each sign to create sign posts.
  5. Tape your two pool noodle halves together so that they are next to each other. Then, stick the finished signs into the start and end of your pool noodle race tracks.
  6. Take your marble track outside and place the starting side on a raised surface. Now its time to race some marbles!