Collecting Marbles:
A Beginners Guide

Attention Makers!

My new book, DIY Marbles Projects; A Maker's Tutorial, is now available for sale.

For a sample of the 24 projects go to my FB  page, The Bests Marble Activities.

Join me on Face Book and please checkout my FB  page, The Bests Marble Activities page, a place where parents, kids, collectors, teachers, Churches...can share wholesome, fun activities with marbles. Our goal in sharing these activities is to ignite in kids and adult the captivating joy that yours truly has been blessed with.

Marble Track Racing
is a marbles activity author Rich Maxwell discovered in France and introduced to the United States at the Kansas City Maker Faire in June 2015.



Rich Maxwell's E-mail address is marblekeeper@gmail.com
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Collecting Marbles, A Beginner's Guide provides beginners with step-by-step instruction to help identify the key features to look for in a marble.

Presenting over 120 full-color images, this comprehensive
guide also introduces readers to, what the author calls,
the “Twelve Classics.”

As a bonus, Rich Maxwell includes photographs of the unique ways he displays his marble collection.

         • IDENTIFY THE BASIC FEATURES OF MARBLES
         • LEARN TO RECOGNIZE THE CLASSIC MARBLES
         • HOW TO FIND GOOD MARBLES AT ESTATE SALES
         • LEARN HOW TO PLAY THE OLD GAME OF RINGER

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DIY Marbles Projects: A Maker's Tutorial by Richard Maxwell contains plans, instructions and colorful illustrations on how to build marbles roller coasters, race tracks, polymer clay marbles...a total of 24  projects author Rich Maxwell developed with 1,700 kids and counting, in the Kansas City area.

The Maker Movement

Mark Hatch, CEO of TechShop in his book Maker Movement Manifesto writes, "The Maker Movement is the largest explosion of creativity, knowledge creation and innovation in all of human history."

That's what Maxwell's book DIY Marble Projects is about.

Rich Maxwell, has a Masters Degree in elementary/early education, an avid marble collector and a Maker at heart. Currently offers Marbles & Makers Hands On Workshops at schools, camps, and makerspaces. If you would like to host a Marbles & Makers Workshop at your  contact Rich Maxwell by email Maxwell today:  marblekeeper@gmail.com


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