Marble Tube


Participants have to work together to get the marble(s) from the start to the finish line without touching the floor or exposing them to daylight using the piping provided.

The activity can be setup with or without a course consisting obstacles.

Equipment Required: 14 x 40cm lengths of tubing, 10 x large marbles (in a bag)
For course: 6 x blue stakes, 6 x 4m lengths of rope, 12 x wooden pegs, 4 x traffic cones
Space Required: Medium. Indoors or outdoors.
Group Size: 8-15 people (depending on the size of the area used).

Total Time: 35 minutes

  • 5 minutes to brief and set up
  • 20 minutes to achieve outcome
  • 10 minutes to review and debrief

Suggested Learning Outcomes

  • Communication
  • Cooperation
  • Leadership
  • Problem solving
  • Resilience and mental toughness

The full description for Marble Tube can be found in my eBook, The Team Building Activity Book. The eBook provides easy to follow, step by step instructions for leading the activity including full activity notes, challenger brief, activity and course setup, rules and safety, coaching points and review questions. The book also features 29 other team activities that guaranteed to inspire and motivate your team. Buy it now for $19.99.




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