Party Games for Kids, Baby Showers, Birthdays, Bachelorette Parties
Party Games Logo Party Game Ideas Blog Party Game Ideas Facebook Party Game Ideas Twitter Party Game Ideas Pinterest Google+ Party Game Ideas
Birthday Party Games and Activities for Kids. These games range from strange to funny to silly and sometimes even embarrassing but always FUN!
Party Games
Holidays & Events
Party Shops

Save 15% on luau party supply orders $85+.

Home > Kid's Party Games > Toothpick Marshmallow Tower Game

Toothpick Marshmallow Tower Game

Toothpick Marshmallow Tower Game

Supplies: Toothpicks, mini-marshmallows, adult supervision, (spaghetti can be used instead of toothpicks)
- Email this Game to Friend! or Click to Bookmark

The Toothpick Marshmallow Tower game can be played in various ways including team and individual play.

First Decide Toothpicks of Spaghetti

We have gotten several emails concerning whether you should use toothpicks or spaghetti to play this game. Well both can be used but if you want really crazy looking towers spaghetti works best. However if tower strength is important to your game then toothpicks work best.

Toothpick Marshmellow Tower Game Set Up
Divide the guests into equal groups or decide on individuals play.

Hand out a set amount of toothpicks (spaghetti) and marshmallows, maybe 20 and 15, to each team and or individual.

How to Play Toothpick Marshmellow Tower Game
Inform the teams / players that they will have a set amount of time to create either the tallest or strongest Toothpick Marshmallow Tower in a set amount of time. (We suggest 5 minutes)

For the Tallest Tower - Each team works to build the tallest tower made of nothing but toothpicks and marshmallows. Once the tower is complete it must be able to stand on its own for 1 minutes without falling over or collapsing.

Crown the winner of the Tallest Tower!

- Playing Variation of the Tallest Tower
Want a little different challenge. During the party group players into teams and one group at a time move them into a separate room and show them the challenge. Then give those players "x" amount of minutes (maybe 3 minutes) to complete the challenge using as many marshmallows and toothpicks or spaghitti as they can.

After time's up, stop the tower creation, take a photo of the team with their tower and measure and record the height of the tower.
Then escort the team that just finished to another room (so they can't tell others what they did) or back to the party and tell them not to tell anyone else, deconstruct the tower that was built and bring in the next team to complete the challenge. Continue this process until all the teams have taken their turn, then share the pictures of the towers and announce the winners of the Tower Game.

For the Strongest Tower
Teams will be given the same challenge of making a Toothpick and marshmallow Tower but rather the create a tower built for height, they must build it for strength. This means that once the tower is complete it must support the weight that is placed upon it.

For this game players / teams can be challenged to make the strongest 1 or 2 level tower within a specific amount of time. Once the time is up then you must test the towers strength.

We suggest testing the strength of the tower with either layers of magazines or books.
This way you can start with one magazine or book and add another and then another until the tower can't support it any longer. Just be sure that a collapsing tower doesn't damage the other towers. The last tower standing under the weight test wins this challenging party game.

We found this to be a unique challenge that boys enjoy, scout groups and even adults.
Thanks, Tiffany P.

Kids Party Games

Kid's Games, Birthday Party Games

Kids Games Complete List - 70 Kids Games & Activities
Action Kids Party Games - Races, Bingo, Charades, Relays, more
More Action Party Games - Treasure hunts, clothes games, food games, knots, more
Children's Party Games 3 - 6 - These games are best for young children
Word, Memory, Brain Teaser Games - These games will challenge them
Outdoor Party Games - Fun games that get them out of the house
Balloon Party Games - Stuff, Burst or Blast - These all involve balloons
Printable Kids Party Games, Ready to Play Birthday Games
- Click to Save to Your Favorite Bookmarks or Email a Friend!

Party Games Holiday Games Party Shop Extras Party Game Ideas
Baby Shower Games
Bachelorette Party Games
Birthday Party Games
Bridal Shower Games
Dinner Party Games
Family Games
First Birthday Party
Grown Up Games
Murder Mystery Games
Christmas Games
Easter Games
Halloween Games
New Year's Games
St. Patrick's Day Games
Thanksgiving Games
Valentine's Day Games
Party Favors
Party Invitations
Party Ideas / Themes
Party Supplies
Party Games Blog
Party Games Facebook
Party Games Twitter
Party Games Pinterest
Party Games Google+
Favorite Board Games
Bachelorette Party Directory
Gift Baskets / Party Snacks
Online Games
About Us
Contact Us
Submit a Party Game!
Search Party Game Ideas

2001- 2016 Party Game Ideas
Content is owned by Party Game Ideas and not to be published without Party Game Ideas Consent