Do Children Learn Through Play With Forts?

Posted January 1, 2016 by Fort Magic

Kids have a lot of energy, and sitting to learn for extended periods of time can be difficult. Thank goodness for recess! When your children are home from school for winter or summer breaks, it’s important to keep them learning outside of the classroom. You’re probably not going to convince your kids to sit down …

10 Reasons to Build Forts and How to Make Learning Through Play More Fun

Posted December 30, 2015 by Fort Magic

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As a parent, you know why it’s important for your children to do activities like reading books, make artwork, and use their imaginations. At Fort Magic, we believe that it’s also important to let your children build forts! There are some excellent skills your kids can learn from building forts, and they’ll have so much …

Teaching Business Skills With Fort Building Kits

Posted December 24, 2015 by Fort Magic

It’s no secret that most kids have great imaginations. You can see it when they play make believe games, create artwork, and build with toys. Fort building is a great way for kids to exercise their imagination. Teaching business skills to kids with forts will use their imaginations and put them on the track to …

Start Learning Shapes With Forts

Posted December 17, 2015 by Fort Magic

Every parent’s dream is to find an awesome activity their kids will enjoy that is also educational. Kids often resist the learning process when it is presented in a boring way. But if kids are having fun, a lesson or two can creep into their brains without them ever realizing it. A perfect example of …

Rainy Day Fort Fun Keeps Kids Happy Indoors

Posted December 14, 2015 by Fort Magic

Since the beginning of time, rainy days have been tough on kids and parents alike. It’s hard to be cooped up in the house with seemingly nothing to do. Dr. Seuss, in his infinite wisdom, even wrote a story about it. But, being stuck in the house all day does not have to be a …

Get Creative Exploring Art With Forts

Posted December 11, 2015 by Fort Magic

When you think of children’s art, you probably think of things like finger painting, coloring, and modeling clay. However, there are so many cool ways for children to be artistic outside of the typical. One of those ways is by building forts. Get creative exploring art with forts, and your child will discover a whole …

5 Reasons To Build Teepee Forts

Posted September 11, 2015 by Fort Magic

Everyone loves a good Teepee fort. 🙂 Today we are sharing 5 super-fun reasons why your family should build this classic fort design today. Reason #1 Teepee Forts Make An Awesome Playtime Activity. Today we’re sharing two of our favorite mom blogs fabulous Fort Magic Teepee forts for playtime. Play At Home Mom blog and Surviving A …

Engineering For Kids With Forts

Posted by Fort Magic

Engineering is cool.  Engineering with forts?  Even cooler!  Getting kids excited about creativity and engineering is what we love to do at Fort Magic.  Today we’re sharing some super-fun ideas on how to explore basic engineering ideas with your kids the next time you break out your Fort Magic kit.  🙂 BASIC ENGINEERING IDEA #1 Engineers …

How To Keep Your Sticks & Connectors Together With Small Children (Ages 2, 4, & 6)

Posted October 13, 2013 by Fort Magic

Customer Tip from Mom, Chelsea  (Thank you Chelsea!) “Fort Magic is awesome! I have 3 kids (who are old enough to enjoy it) 6, 4, 2. But being that they are young for it they were rough and breaking it apart in the course of their play. I cut some pieces of non-stretch scrap fabric …

Fort Magic Lemonade Stand Fort!

Posted June 3, 2013 by Fort Magic

What a FUN way to spend a summer day! Jennifer’s family has shared their super-new Lemonade Stand Fort!  We just LOVE it!  Great job kids!!! Jennifer’s family shared the awesomely creative pics of their new Fort Magic Lemonade Stand Fort! We just love the creativity of their totally fun design … from their super cool …

'I Am Momma Hear Me Roar' Reviews Fort Magic + GIVEAWAY!!!

Posted May 6, 2013 by Fort Magic

Wow, another super-amazing review of Fort Magic by one of our favorite creative parenting and family blogs, ‘I Am Mommy Hear Me Roar‘ If you love creative ideas for kids and moms be sure to browse her incredible site!  You will be a fan for sure!  Full of style, fun, learning and love, this smart blog …

All For The Boys Reviews Fort Magic + GIVEAWAY!!!

Posted April 29, 2013 by Fort Magic

We are so excited to be part of All for the Boys during this past week!  They posted a fantastic review of our Fort Magic fort building kit and just LOVED it!!!  This is a wonderful review for us because All for the Boys is one of our favorite creative blogging sites for children and families!  Fun, fun, fun! …

Fort Magic Monthly Customer Fort Building Photo Contest!

Posted April 16, 2013 by Fort Magic

Fort Magic knows your family loves to take pictures of your kids playing in their forts! But did you know these same pictures could earn 200 dollars in FREE prizes? Visit our Contest & Giveaways page to read all about it! It’s as simple as posting a picture today! Fort Magic families may submit photos or videos of …

March Fort Magic Photo Contest Winner!

Posted April 2, 2013 by Fort Magic

March Fort Magic Family Photo Contest Winner! Congratulations to Jennifer’s family! They are our March Fort Magic Photo Contest Winners!!! Their Fire Station Fort was selected as our top submission this month and is the winner of the $200 grand prize! Congratulations Jennifer and kids! We loved your interesting fire station architectural details, colorful red cover, …

Fort Magic Featured On The Marilyn Denis Show!

Posted March 27, 2013 by Fort Magic

Canada’s #1 Lifestyle Talk Show Shares Fort Magic as The Perfect Idea For Family Night In On TV!   Fort Magic was featured on The Marilyn Denis Show!  Parenting Expert, Maureen Dennis, says Fort Magic is a perfect idea for a family night in!   Maureen Dennis gets excited about the Fort Magic fort building kit! …