Marshmallow Structures

Squishy towers!

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Marshmallow Structures

Encourage your child to unleash their inner architect! Attach marshmallows to toothpicks and see how tall of a tower you can build! Can you build a bridge? A house? Try setting books on top of your structures to see who’s invention is the most stable!

Estimated Time: 20 minutes

Materials: Toothpicks, marshmallows/gummy bears, and optional books to set on top

Subject: Science

About this resource

Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
  • Home

Intended audience(s):
  • Parents / Family

Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
  • Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)

Revised: 2021
English title: Marshmallow Structures