Build Your Own Marble Run

Build Your Own Marble Run

November 22, 2020

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Build Your Own Marble Run will encourage children to use their imagination and problem-solving skills. Plus, they’ll learn about physics and kinetic energy as they play.

Build Your Own Marble Run

Build Your Own takes you to the next level in awesome racing fun with this exciting new Marble Run. Designed in the UK, this eco-friendly, STEM-inspired Marble Run is assembled using slot together techniques – no glue, no mess, no fuss. Everything you need is provided in the kit – follow the detailed instructions: press out the pre-cut parts, build and watch them go!

Wind the handle to raise the 10 swirly glass marbles up the elevator; then watch as they speed down one of the three different neon coloured tracks. Enjoy endless fun as the marbles twist, turn, drop down the steps, and then whizz around the vortex cone before racing to the finish! Which marble will win?

What’s inside the box?

  • 153-piece slot together cardboard kit
  • 16 press-out sheets (143 press-out parts)
  • 10 x swirly glass marbles
  • 2 x detailed instruction booklets

The detailed instruction booklets will guide you through each step of the build and contain helpful troubleshooting tips if you get stuck. You can also find detailed video instructions and support on the website at

The Build Your Own Marble Run is suitable for children aged 8 years +.

Sustainable and innovative

Made using sustainable cardboards, this innovative kit is not only fun and engaging to use, but also environmentally responsible. Fun and educational, constructing the Build Your Own Marble Run is the perfect activity for quality family time. You might choose to build it in stages, as this one is intentionally designed to be more of a project than a quick build. Full construction takes around four hours. So, grab your fellow builders and have some exciting fun as a family!

A technical build

The most technical build so far, budding engineers will enjoy the challenge of the construction. And once built, the Marble Run stands at an impressive 50cms tall, and has 3 different neon courses with run switches to randomise the marble directions.

Where can you buy the Build Your Own Marble Run?

The Build Your Own Marble Run is available to buy from Amazon alongside the rest of the Build Your Own range.

What we thought

This is a substantial project for the family to get involved with. Learning to follow the detailed instruction booklet, locating the relevant pieces and ensuring that you have prepared and placed them correctly. Tigger started to build this kit on his own, however, it was soon too much of a challenge for him and enlisted the help of Roo and What The Dad Said too. With a price tag under £25, this is not a kit that is built in minutes and then the focus shifts to playing with the marbles. This is a kit that encompasses the joy (and frustrations) of building alongside the fun that can be achieved at the end of the task.

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