After slaying the dreaded Minotaur, Theseus used a golden thread to find his way out of the labyrinth. Have fun finding your way out of this Model Magic® labyrinth!
Look at pictures of labyrinths. Trace their paths. Play the Labyrinth game. Study drawings of buildings by M.C. Escher. See how his buildings look like labyrinths.
Here's how to make your own marble labyrinth. Use your fingers or a rolling pin to roll out a slab of brightly colored Crayola Model Magic. Make the slab about 1/4 inch ( 6.5 mm) to 1/2 inch (13 mm) thick.
To make your labyrinth walls, cut through the Model Magic with a craft stick or other straight edge. Space cuts about the width of two fingers apart. That will make your walls the same height.
Place strips in a shallow box lid to form your labyrinth. Squeeze the modeling dough to itself to smooth wall seams. Leave plenty of room for marbles to pass along the paths.
Use Crayola School Glue to hold the labyrinth walls in the lid. Dry 24 hours.
To make marbles, mix aquarium gravel with Model Magic. Roll into balls small enough to pass along the labyrinth's paths. Dry overnight.
Have fun rolling marbles along the challenging paths of your labyrinth!
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