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24″ Craft Paper Forts

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In this day and age when so many kids are spending their time staring at screens, we often wonder if the creativity is still there. Creativity and role-playing through pretend play is a crucial part of any childhood. What better way to bring their creativity back than with papercraft fort building. When you use paper,…

Engineering Fort Ideas

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Kids all over the world build forts. Regardless of their culture, all kids love having a place of their own. Whether it’s a treehouse, a snow fort, a playhouse, branches stacked up, or a spot in a crawlspace, kids love having that special, private place where their imaginations can make it anything they want it…

Maker Education and Fort Building Encourage Hands-On Learning

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When people do something, they tend to remember the details better than reading about it. Consider how many books and papers kids process at school. Maker education encourages hands-on learning with activities such as fort building and more. And when kids do something, they make exciting discoveries from the experience. Let’s find out more about…

Five Ways Fort Building Supports Experiential Learning

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Kids love to get their hands into things, from mud pies to building forts. The sense of touch is as powerful as scent, sight, sound, and taste. And getting kids’ senses in the mix helps them learn. When kids get hands-on, they develop a broad range of skills. One of the best forms of hands-on experiential…

How to Increase A Love Of Learning With Fort Building

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When parents and teachers make learning fun, kids look at education differently. Rather than dreading it, they are eager to experience and learn new things. Step away from the books and put their knowledge to practical use with fort building. And watch them learn new skills as they exercise their creativity and have a great…

Pretty Stained Glass Fort Ideas Bring Color to Playtime

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Color, texture, and history are all ways to get kids exciting about playtime – and learning! Stained glass brings all of these elements into fort building with the kids. Check out some pretty stained glass fort ideas that are sure to inspire everyone to build something amazing! A Quick History Lesson Stained glass is a…

Building Confidence & Creativity With Fort Building for Kids

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For generations, kids have built forts to have a fun escape from the adult world. And parents appreciate this safe way for children to have their own space. Beyond having a great time, fort building offers many educational opportunities. Discover how fort building for kids can build confidence and creativity to fuel their future success!…

Kids and Castles – The Magic of Creating Fairytale Forts

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Fairy tales awaken our imaginations. They take us to a different time in faraway lands. Kids enjoy the wonder of these timeless stories. And parents like sharing them! Building fairy tale forts is a way for kids to pretend they are princesses, princes, and knights from their favorite books. Leave the daily routine behind to…

Engineer A Playhouse Fort and Inspire Future Engineers

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When we think of childhood, one of our favorite memories is building. From forts to sand castles and block barricades, kids get a feeling of accomplishment from building something special. And it’s also lots of fun! Now you can share the passion for building with your children. Encourage them to engineer a playhouse fort like…