DIY Marble Maze

DIY Marble Maze

It's a-MAZE-ing! Create a DIY Marble Maze for game time at home using Crayola supplies and items you already have on hand.

  • 1.

    Cut paper towel roll into 7 equal sections.

    Step 1
  • 2.

    Paint paper towel roll sections. Dry 1–2 hours.

    Step 2
  • 3.

    Roll Model Magic into ball approximately 2-3cm in diameter. Dry overnight.

    Step 3
  • 4.

    On bottom of upcycled shirt box, draw outline of curvy track with markers.

    Step 4
  • 5.

    Color track with colored pencils.

    Step 5
  • 6.

    Glue 6 paper towel roll sections to track, spaced out to create tunnels.

    Step 6
  • 7.

    Glue final paper towel roll section to corner of box. Dry 1–2 hours.

    Step 7
  • 8.

    Mark “Start” and “Finish” of maze.

    Step 8
  • 9.

    Place Model Magic ball at starting line. Pick up and lightly tilt box to maneuver ball along track and through tunnels.

    Step 9
  • 10.

    When finished, place ball in corner tube for storage.

    Step 10


  • Add other details or scenery around the track with colored pencils.
  • If you don’t have a shirt box on hand, any box with short sides will work.