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Discover How Building Forts Can Get Kids Moving

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Growing up, there are certain things all children need to have a successful start in life. The basic needs of personal hygiene, sleep, and nutritional foods help children grow big and strong as they go through the various stages of development during those first few years. Physical activity is an equally important aspect of childhood.…

Halloween Games and Activities for Kids Include Spooky Fort Building

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Tricks and treats. Ghosts and goblins. Costumes and surprise. Halloween enchants young and old with varying levels of spookiness. Why not start a new Halloween tradition focused on fort building? This favorite activity allows parents and children to create a celebration that fits their family’s personality. Plus, the level of scare-ability comes customized as well.…

Teaching Love And Kindness With Indoor Forts for Kids

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Love and kindness. From the moment we hold our children in our arms we pour as much love as we can into them. As they grow, we teach them to love and be kind to others. It is a parent’s hope that these lessons would permanently sink into the hearts and souls of our children,…

Celebrate Birthdays and Growing Up with Forts!

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Birthdays celebrate growth. The marks running up the door molding tick off our children’s growth in inches, as the years seem to be running away at a too fast pace. Outgrown clothes show how quickly the baby pudginess has transformed into bony frames and strengthening muscles. How does it all happen so quickly? While parents may…

Building a Kids Fort and Having Good Manners for a Lifetime

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It has been said that our basic interpersonal skills are learned in kindergarten. But, what if fort building teaches kids these lessons before they walk through the school doors in their coordinated first-day outfit? Good manners, including listening and respecting others, prove to be lessons we use and perfect throughout life. And, catching them early…

Building Creativity With Fort Building Kits For Kids

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Stand back, away from the scene in your living room or backyard, and watch as kids build forts. What do you see? A castle? Rocket? An artist’s studio, secret hideaway or a starry observatory? Look closer. What else do you see? Laughter? Busy hands? Imaginative play? Relationship building? Mental wheels turning? Quiet solitude? The experience…

Amazing Castle Fort Ideas For Kids Fort Building

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Listen. Can you hear it? The roar of the crowd as the jousters speed toward one another on quick-footed thoroughbreds? The clink of teacups as the princess gathers with friends for afternoon tea? The queen calling for the prince as he runs about the hedged castle grounds? If you listen, especially carefully, these sounds and…

Imaginative Play for Children With Fort Building Kits

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Often we think of imagination and creativity as it ties to art, music, and dance. But, the truth reveals that there is more to the imagination than this definition entails. In fact, imagination and creativity benefit everyone. Without the power of imagination, our problem-solving skills and innovative thinking suffer. And, this fact holds true whether we…

Girls And Boys Love Creative Fort Building Together

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No pink or blue here. Ever notice the lack of concern young boys and girls have with the gender of a friend? The friendship tends to start with the seed of shared interest, sprouts with the care of time, and blooms as the two comrades engage in adventure and play together. Typically, any thought to…

Teepee Fort Building Ideas For Creative Kids

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Summer is in full swing. Yet, the swing set looks abandoned. The ball is still in the middle of your vibrant green yard. The Fort Magic kit remains piled in the playroom. And, while you can clearly hear the sweet tweets of the birds and the deep voice of the bullfrogs near evening, it is…