Table Bowling Game
Building toys and having fun!
Primary Market
Education, Pre School
Character Focus
Strategic Thinking, People Development, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Fine Motor Skills
Items Needed
a surface to play on

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ beginner activity book

Noggin BuilderZ table bowling game is a fun way to get kids as young as toddlers and all the way through primary school to learn how to build simple toys.


for 3 pins and a rolling bowling ball you’ll need

  • 3 spools
  • 3 pins
  • 2 wheels
  • 2 discs
  • 1 green rod

bowling pieces



1.   Show them the picture of bowling , and how people play bowling.

2.   Tell them that we are going to make some bowling pin.

3.   Take  a holder/pin, push it into 1 of the side hole of spool, that’s it, it is a bowling pin!!

4.    Let make together more bowling pins.

5.   Now we have bowling pins and we need a ball.  Can we make a NogginBuilderZ ball? (Let the children discuss and try out their ideas)

6.   We can join 2 wheels or 2 spools to be make a bigger ball.




  • colors of rods and other pieces may vary
  • kit contains small pieces and may be a choking hazard, ages 4+

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