Magnetic marble track

Fun & Games

Here’s a smart, easy, and fun reconfigurable marble course, made from PVC plumbing pipe, magnets, and a framed metal board. Kids can change the track shapes as they please.

Sent to us by Jack McKee of Hands-on Books.

8 thoughts on “Magnetic marble track

  1. cyenobite2 says:

    fyi – broken link.
    Should be: http://home.earthlink.net/~mchkee/

  2. Gareth Branwyn says:

    Thanks. Fixed.

  3. Herbie says:

    Its a Frigits Re-Make! I’m 33, and Frigits are still one of my favorite toys. Does that make me weird?

  4. Richard says:

    Just another reason to add iron to paint to make the playroom walls accept magnets.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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