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Discover 10 Creative and Fun Paper Fort Ideas for Kids

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Every parent’s dream is to be able to keep their kids entertained for hours, without resorting to expensive toys like video game consoles. Fort building is the perfect solution, with easy-to-use kits available from Fort Magic that form a variety of frames to feed any child’s hungry imagination. Want to bring the excitement up a…

Engineering for Kids and Learning With Fort Building

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For many parents, building forts is a quick and easy way to keep our kids entertained. But contrary to popular belief, fort-building is more than just throwing together a few pillows and blankets. It can also be a unique opportunity to create something new and exciting. Plus, it’s a chance for you to teach your…

Discovering Sensory Play & Fort Building With Fort Magic

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As parents, we’re always searching for ways to help our kids learn and grow. We understand that play is never just playing, and that the way children interact with others and with the world around them will influence their intellectual and emotional development. Though children will often guide their play when left alone, usually it’s…

Great Ideas for 24″ Large Craft Paper Fort Building Fun

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Looking for something to do on family night? Are your kids stuck inside when it’s raining with nothing to do? Want to find an activity that can help educate your kids while also letting them have fun? Bring together 24” large craft paper and fort building for endless fun! Spend some time creating projects out…

Increasing Enthusiasm And Confidence In Girls With Fort Building

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Every parent wants their child to feel as safe and happy as possible. And a large part of that is building their self-esteem — or their own positive view of themselves. Children with high self-esteem will be more confident and happy. They are also less likely to engage in self-destructive behaviors. But the problem for…

Fun Weekend Ideas Include Fort Building and Family

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At the start of the weekend, parents can look forward to having some much-needed R&R, especially after a long and busy week. There’s just one problem: when you’re home, the kids are too. Without school to occupy them for the majority of the day, your kids will likely have a lot of free time on…

Modern Stained Glass Fort Ideas Using Colored Cellophane

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One thing we know about kids — they love playing with colors. Whether it’s coloring with a new shade of crayons or going crazy with brightly colored paint, kids love exploring different colors. A rainbow of hues is combined with new options. Children are always trying to incorporate color into their everyday lives. You may…

Fun Tea Party Fort Ideas Also Teach Kids About Social Skills

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Tea parties are a timeless childhood play tradition. Just thinking about tea parties can bring up images of fancy dresses, extravagant hats, and monocles. Everyone is holding their teacups with pinkies in the air and delicious snacks and at a decorated table. All of these things belong in your child’s tea party fort! Having a…

Create Sheer Curtain Fort Covers With Magical Lights

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Despite all of the parenting-oriented technology that’s available today — from iPads to video games to smartphones — it may sometimes seem like it can take a Herculean effort to keep the kids busy and engaged for more than a short period. But entertaining your children doesn’t have to focus on fancy toys or high-tech…

Adventurous Ocean Games for Kids in a Seafaring Fort

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Much like space, the ocean is an exciting mystery to explore. Kids of all ages consider the wonders of the deep sea. From divers to pirates, many adventurers were lured by the magic of the ocean. Even if you live many miles from the beach, your kids can create an ocean fort in the living…