50 Inspiring Fort Designs and Ideas for Kids and Families

Posted May 28, 2016 by Fort Magic

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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 fort designs and ideas for kids. 1. Create a lemonade stand out of Fort Magic pieces to teach business skills to your kids. 2. Cool kids off …

A Creative Boat Fort and Fishing Game is Fun

Posted May 24, 2016 by Fort Magic

  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

Posted May 20, 2016 by Fort Magic

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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 bonding time builds confidence, teaches children about interacting with others, and …

Unique Birthday Surprises Include Forts

Posted May 16, 2016 by Fort Magic

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

Posted May 11, 2016 by Fort Magic

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

Posted May 6, 2016 by Fort Magic

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

Posted April 30, 2016 by Fort Magic

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

Posted April 29, 2016 by Fort Magic

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

Posted April 22, 2016 by Fort Magic

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 …

Celebrating Spring With Outdoor Fort Building

Posted April 16, 2016 by Fort Magic

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 …

The Benefits Of Creative Play Toys For Children

Posted April 13, 2016 by Fort Magic

Fort Magic fort building kit belongs to a very important category of creative play toys for children called “Physical Toys”. This category includes toys that encourage and promote cognitive and emotional development through repetitive use. It is the repetitive interaction with physical toys that literally helps to ‘build’ your child’s best brain.     Dr. …

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

Posted April 12, 2016 by Fort Magic

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

Posted April 6, 2016 by Fort Magic

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

Posted April 1, 2016 by Fort Magic

  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

Posted March 29, 2016 by Fort Magic

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 …