Bridge Building

An engineering challenge…using spaghetti and marsh mallows!

Type: Online Challenge/LiveRunning Time: 60 minutes
Sections: Cubs, Scouts, ExplorersDigital platforms: None/Video Conference


Participants are challenged to build a bridge to span a 20cm gap using only spaghetti and marshmallows in 30 mintes.

If a participant cannot get spaghetti and marshmallows, they could build a bridge to span a 10cm gap using cocktail sticks and peas.

Once complete, participants must test their bridge by loading it with £1 coins

Tips and gotchas:

Could you build this!?
Instructions Powerpoint Slide

Run by: Stuart Sharp at 6th Tonbridge Scouts.