This is quite a hard question to answer because there are so many variables involved however in general wooden marble runs will last longer than plastic ones because they are more durable with less small bits that can snap off.
If your child tends to be a little rough with their toys then a wooden marble run is preferable and will stand up to all kinds of treatment without breaking.
That’s not to say that a quality plastic marble run from a brand like [brand name] can’t last many years with careful use. Infact, many parents of grown up children will attest to the durability of plastic marble runs with an old box lying somewhere in the garage.
How long your child will play with their marble run is another question and something we have addressed here.
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