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Celebrating Spring With Outdoor Fort Building

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Finally, the time is here to get out of the house and go outside. No doubt your kids have been cooped up in the house all winter and can’t wait to play outdoors. Everyone is sure to be eager to get back outside into the sunshine and warm air. From watching birds and butterflies to…

Fort Building For Developing Self-Esteem In Girls and Boosting STEM Skills

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Self-Esteem In Girls and Boosting STEM Skills! Fort building is a fun activity that can lead to many afternoons of enjoyment. It is also a strong beginning STEM activity. It offers the skills of planning, critical thinking, problem-solving, engineering, cooperation, and communication. Each of these blend into the world of STEM – science technology, engineering,…

An Igloo Fort in Spring – Creative Ideas For Kids

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Brrrr! Just when the thought of winter cold lay behind us, here we are talking about snow again! But, hasn’t everyone wanted to live in an igloo at one time or another? I see all the kids have raised their hands. So, grab the Fort Magic kit and let’s get to imagining igloo fort-creative ideas…

How Teepee Forts Encourage Creative Play Indoors

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  Sometimes we forget that kids just need to be kids. Creativity and creative play are so important during childhood in order to learn important skills. Make time to initiate creativity in your lives of your children by building teepee forts together. They will be happier, their cognitive skills will develop faster, and they will…

Magical Forts With Lights

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Oh, the magic of lights! Do you remember the draw of fireflies at dusk in the summers of your youth? Or, the sweet twinkle of stars as you lay on your back in the spring grass? Why not bring this reminiscence home by creating magical forts with lights? It may be early for fireflies, and…

Paper Decoration DIY Ideas For Your Fort

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Cool winter weather can be an indoor challenge for any active family.  Stir-crazy kids, long weekends and a want for something other than a movie to spend your family together proves just the fertile ground for a little fort building fun!  What a perfect time of year to grab the Fort Magic kit and begin…

Light Table Play In Your Fort

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By now, you know that forts are where magic and imagination come alive for children, whether it be on a rainy day in or on an idyllic summer day with friends. Forts come alive with magic when children dare to use their own creativity to put them together, and then let their stories be just…

Fun Things To Do In Your Fort

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Since childhood, forts were the best thing in the world, (besides a warm bowl of macaroni and cheese). Hours would be spent making the perfect fort, and while building a fort was a huge part of the fun, the most fun was all the adventures that took place inside. So if you’re finished with your…

Freestyle Fort Designs for Kids

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A lion or a lamb? So the saying goes about March’s weather. What better way to keep kids’ bodies active and minds engaged than by pulling out the Fort Magic kit? Let’s explore some creative ways to weather the long month of March with imagination using freestyle fort designs for kids.     When the…

Bed Fort Ideas Make Bedtime Better

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As a child, a fort was always in the making. Whether you were having a sleepover with a few friends or sitting still in front of the television, there was something comforting about containing yourself in a construction of pillows and sheets. This blanket tent was your home away from home within your home, and…