The Bauspiel building block range introduces a new range of shapes for ball runs, and with it a marvelous new set of options and techniques for ball runs.
Instructions to build a ball run using the Grimms Rainbow, Basic building set, stepped roofs, bridges and semi-circles. This one is optimized for the small-balls.
When you’re setting up to build a Ball run using blocks, the size ball you pick makes a big difference. If you’re playing with a very small child, then you need a ball that is not a choking hazard. If you’re working with a young builder, you need something that won’t be frustratingly heavy or light.
The quickest way to take any set of blocks into a simple ball-run kit is to add a track for the ball to run down. There are a number of sets that look similar in stock images. Lets look through some some of the most common sets, their advantages and drawbacks.