Paper Decoration DIY Ideas For Your Fort

Posted March 24, 2016 by Fort Magic

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

Posted March 20, 2016 by Fort Magic

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

Posted March 16, 2016 by Fort Magic

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Since childhood, forts were the best thing in the world for kids, (besides a warm bowl of macaroni and cheese). Hours would be spent making them perfect, and while the building 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 …

How to Build an Indoor Fort Kids Feel Proud Of

Posted March 9, 2016 by Fort Magic

Kids love taking part in activities that they can help plan. Fort building is one such activity that is not only fun but helps build their self-esteem as well. As a parent, you want to do everything you can to foster positive self-esteem in your kids. Take a look at how to build an indoor …

Freestyle Fort Designs for Kids

Posted February 29, 2016 by Fort Magic

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

Posted February 27, 2016 by Fort Magic

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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 the construction of pillows and sheets. This blanket tent was your home away from home within your home, and …

Artistic Playhouse Fort Ideas

Posted February 21, 2016 by Fort Magic

Creativity sparks the imagination, and the imagination ignites endless possibilities when you’re a kid. You can be a warrior fighting a dragon one minute and a deep sea diver fighting off a shark the next minute. Adding a fort playhouse to these activities takes kids’ creativity and imagination to a whole new level. Let these …

Valentine's Day Creative Fort Ideas

Posted February 13, 2016 by Fort Magic

Make time on Valentine’s day to show your kids how much they mean to you. It doesn’t have to be an elaborate celebration. Simple things go a long way on a day like this to show your love and appreciation for someone. Play a board game or a card game together. Read a book or …

How to Make a Balloon Fort DIY Party Tent

Posted February 12, 2016 by Fort Magic

If you’re hosting a party for your kids, one of the most fun and innovative ways to ensure that they have a good time is to work with them to build a balloon fort in the form of a tent for your party. An added bonus is that they’ll learn about skills such as teamwork …

Boats and Subs Fort Ideas for Kids

Posted February 6, 2016 by Fort Magic

Here at Fort Magic, we are always talking about the kinds of things we loved to do as kids. Pretending like we were explorers or pirates was one of our favorite things. We would spend hours looking for new lands and saying, “Ahoy Matey!” It is because of our love of the magic on the open …

How to Build A Playhouse Fort

Posted January 31, 2016 by Fort Magic

Kids can learn a lot from playing in a playhouse fort. It is an excellent way for them to role-play, learn responsibility, and express their creativity. But, before kids can gain all of these advantages, a playhouse needs to be built. Keep reading for some great ideas on how to build a playhouse fort for …

How Kids Explore Art with Forts

Posted January 25, 2016 by Fort Magic

Kids today have access to all kinds of toys and games. Many of these games are played on technological toys. While it is unwise to deny the influence that technology has and will continue to have on our children, it is important to keep in mind the significance of things that promote imagination. The imagination …

Castle Fort Ideas For Kids

Posted January 20, 2016 by Fort Magic

Fort-building is often seen as an iconic part of childhood. From sleepovers to rainy days, almost any occasion can be an excuse to build a fort (and defend it against imaginary attacks from pirates or aliens). Forts are fun to build and fun to use and are a great way for kids to exercise their …

Exploring Architecture Building Designs Through Forts

Posted January 6, 2016 by Fort Magic

If you ask a child what they want to be when they grow up, they probably won’t say, “An architect.” Regardless, fort building is a great way for them to explore the basics of architecture at a young age, maybe without even realizing it! Architecture takes imagination and creativity to make something new using the …

Create Art in Your Backyard Fort

Posted January 5, 2016 by Fort Magic

When you live somewhere that experiences long, cold winters, or if you’re home with your children during the summer, it’s nice to be able to send your kids outside to play – once the weather permits. Until then, spend some time reading about the holidays and enjoying the winter season before it ends. Building a …