Easy DIY Montessori Toy Marble Maze using a Shoe Box Lid
If you are looking for a fun DIY activity, this one here is a fun and really easy one to make!
It involved a couple of supplies that are probably in your home right now.
So much fun and really easy to put together and the best part is that you can tailor it for whatever you are learning at the moment.
It is such a fun and easy game and I can’t wait to share more..
Related: Looking for more DIY Montessori toys for 3 year olds? Check out this post right here.
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This is all you will need for this activity my friends and you can also add a ziplock bag to cover the shoe box as well!
DIY Montessori Marble Maze Kids Activity Video Below
What can I make out of a shoebox?
If you are looking for ideas on what you can make out of a shoebox, there are literally so many fun ways you can create an epic activity out of a shoe box.
Here is one idea and it was so much fun to make!
Here are the steps on how to make this simple shoe box crafts idea:
Add a cardstock paper to the inside of your shoe box if yours is torn up like mine is.
Then, use a hot glue gun to add craft sticks to the shoe box to create a maze.
If you’d like to get even more creative then we did, make some semi holes (not poking all the way through or the ball will fall out from the bottom) throughout the maze for a more advanced approach to the game.
Then, add your marble into the mix and have fun with this DIY Montessori Busy Board AKA “ fun game” for your littles.
Related: Looking for more DIY activity ideas? Check out this DIY ping pong alphabet activity!
What is a Montessori toy?
A montessori toy is one that supports the education that was created by Maria Montessori. It helps children learn through play in an independent and explorative way.
Montessori toys are wonderful tools for learning in a resourceful manner.
How to make an object permanence box?
An object permanence box is fairly easy to make and only requires – pretty much a recycled box!
Create holes on the top and drop toys through the holes so your LO learns about object permanence!
DIY Montessori toys for 3 year olds
If you are looking for shoe box projects or any cardboard cutout activities, check these out here:
Rainbow Cardboard Cutout Puzzle
Alphabet Cardboard Box
DIY Montessori Busy Board
Montessori activities for 5 year olds at home
Here are some ideas for montessori activities for a kindergartener who is learning at home:
DIY Pipe Cleaner Counting Activity for Kindergarten
Raincloud Montessori Counting Activity
If you are looking for Montessori 3 year old toys and toys for kids in general, check these out here: