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50 Inspiring Fort Ideas for Kids and Families

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Whether you choose to play inside, outside or upside down, Fort Magic kits provide you with the tools for endless adventure and great memories. Check out these 50 kids’ fort ideas.   1. Create a lemonade stand out of Fort Magic pieces to teach business skills. 2. Cool kids off as they drive wheeled bikes,…

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A Creative Boat Fort and Fishing Game is Fun

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  There is nothing quite like spending an afternoon lost in a world of imagination that happens inside of a fort. That fort serves as a top-secret hideout, a tree house deep in the jungle or anything else that one child can imagine. Forts are where stories are told, dreams are explored and the magic…

10 Benefits Of Family Time

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There’s an old saying that goes: families that play together, stay together. We all know that quality time with our family is paramount in building stronger relationships. Building forts, sharing stories, and just being together makes a difference in all of your lives. Family time builds confidence, teaches children about interacting with others, and create…

Unique Birthday Surprises Include Forts

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As the time ticks by for those young giggles at our feet, every day celebrates their unbelievable growth. But the celebration of a once a year birthday holds special enchantment for parent and child. It is an occasion destined for memories. Thinking of unique birthday surprises transports adults back to the joy of youth and…

Ways Fort Magic Can Inspire Creative Thinking

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Inspiration and learning can come from anywhere. Learning doesn’t have to be boring or even very structured. And inspiration can come from anything at all. Helping to inspire kids to think creatively and explore the world around them is the main goal at Fort Magic. Creative thinking is a way of looking at things from…

A Love of Engineering For Girls Starts With Fort Building

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Everywhere you look, everything you see involves engineering. Engineering uses the imagination to create new things from scratch, and boys are not the only ones with vision and a passion for creating. Girls love these things as well. Yes, this fact is illustrated in a girl’s love for engineering with forts. A love of engineering…

Enter a Child’s World of Forts for Quality Family Time

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Busy lives often mean kids wind up being pulled into mom and dad’s activities or being sent off to entertain themselves. May we make a suggestion? Get down on your kids’ level and get involved in their interests. You just may find the perspective refreshing and inspirational. Plus, you will see your children in a whole…

Smart Tips for Raising Successful Children Through Play

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Everyone has a different definition of success. But, when it comes to their children, most people want to know that they are happy and healthy as they learn, grow and develop into adolescents and adults. Books have been written about what it takes to raise a successful child, listing everything from proper education to health…

Learning and Reading Forts That Inspire Kids

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Many parents overlook the value of reading to their children, but studies show that teaching your children to read and spending time doing so with them can affect their later development in a multitude of ways. The question is how to get your children interested in reading and, once you have them hooked, how to…

Playtime Builds Confidence

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Playtime Builds Confidence! “Mistakes are not just golden opportunities for learning; they are, in an important sense, the only opportunity for learning something truly new.”  ~ Daniel C. Dennett, Tufts University Professor     A wonderful benefit of building and creating with Fort Magic is the permission children are given to be exploratory, personally unique and…