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Whitney of Keller, TX

3-D shapes made of marshmallows and toothpicks.
Materials

Materials Needed


  • marshmallows
  • toothpicks

Instructions

Instructions


  1. See how many different shapes you can build that have 8 marshmallows touching the table for each structure.




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Some of your Results

Vandala, age 9 of Shreveport , La wrote:
My tooth pick bridge fell strait down time I got finished with it.

Tony T., age 11 of Leavenworth, KS wrote:
My Toothpick Bridge took OVER 2,000 toothpicks with DeckTables, 1 YARD apart. How big did yours get?

Kelly M., age 11 of Wanseborow, VA wrote:
My bridge whent to my bed from my dresser, and it could hold up to two one-pound shoes.

Garrett J., age 7 of Sunnyvale, CA wrote:
My bridge was 48 inches long. I put 6 toothpicks at each end.

Noah C., age 11 of St. Charles, MO wrote:
I MADE A HOUSE. IT WAS 3 STORIES HIGH & 1 FOOT ACROSS AND EVEN LONGER IN LENGTH. IT WAS FUN!!!

Andrea D. of Farmington Hills, MI wrote:
I got instructions on how to make models of molucules using marshmallows!! They looked like really cool 3D shapes!!

Crystal, age 12 of Hazel Crest, IL wrote:
When I made my tooth pick bridge it was 4ft long and 3 inches see if you can get it longer then that!

Julian S., age 9 of Burtonsville, MD wrote:
Mine was 3 feet long.

Corinne A., age 12 of Bristol, PA wrote:
I made alot of shapes and they did not fall at all. I have an idea freese the tower and it is a good snack..


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