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Fun Marble Toss Game DIY by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Marble Toss Game DIY

By Cindy Hopper

We are looking forward to spring break at our house, but we often need things to keep us busy (for any school vacation, really). Here is a fun little game that is also fun to create from scratch.

Marble Toss Game DIY by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com
The best part is that you probably have all the supplies right on hand at home.

Marble Game Supplies

  • toilet paper, wrapping paper or paper towel tubes
  • a large rubber band
  • paint
  • paint brush
  • sharpie marker
  • marbles
  • scissors

Marble Toss Game DIY (supplies) by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Step 1: Cut the cardboard tubes into about 2 – 3 inch pieces.

Marble Toss Game (DIY instructions) by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Step 2: Add a bit of color with some paint.

Marble Toss Game DIY (painting instructions) by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Step 3: Once the paint is dry write a number on the inside of each of the tubes to help players keep score. Step 4: Place a rubber band around the tubes.

Marble Toss Game DIY (rubberband instructions) by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Now the tubes are securely fastened together.

DIY Marble Toss Game by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Now you are ready to play. Toss the marble into the tubes and keep score!

Marble Toss Game DIY by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Happy school break!

 

About the Author

Cindy Hopper

Cindy Hopper was fortunate to be raised in a family who appreciated the arts. This background led to a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education. With a keen eye for design and color, Cindy has cont...

Cindy Hopper was fortunate to be raised in a family who appreciated the arts. This background led to a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education. With a keen eye for design and color, Cindy has continued her love of art and is now passing her creative skills on to her three children. Cindy’s family and friends are the beneficiaries of her passion for fun and meaningful creative projects.

Cindy’s personal blog, Skip to My Lou, has taken her love of a project to new levels. Postings keep the family busy -– from testing new recipes for holiday treats to designing and building floats for a neighborhood parade to making fabric rolls to hold crayons to creating themed parties. Cindy seems to have an unending supply of ideas for gifts, parties and rainy days.

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