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STEM Challenge for Kids: Design a Paper Plate Marble Maze

In this STEM challenge for kids, children will create a paper plate marble maze game inspired by pinball machines using just a few common craft supplies and a marble. Follow our STEM for Kids Pinterest board! In our most recent science club, I challenged my students to create a pinball-like marble maze game using a paper …

My version of a wooden pinball machine. "The Mind Bender" prototype: 1400 hours of play and refinement. 7 flippers on 2 traditional side operating plungers. The upper 2 flippers in the Mind Bending chamber work off opposing plungers making the player think in reverse. Regulation size playing field. Still working on design and build of a scoring / return to play level.

Use two simple machines, levers and inclined planes, to construct your own pinball machine at Howtosmile.org. Use the engineering design process and easy-to-find materials to create an endless variety of games in the WGBH Pinball Wizard activity.

Every man my age was once a boy who wished he had a pinball machine of his very own. I'm not a pinball wizard by any means, but the main ...