How to Make Learning Fun with Fort Building for Kids

Posted November 28, 2017 by Fort Magic

Kids instinctively want to make forts because they’re fun. Think of a rainy day, with friends at a sleepover or in the yard outdoors. No matter the circumstances, forts are an easy way kids can exercise creativity and their desire to play. For most children, fort-building is just a natural part of their lives and …

Discover the Wonder of Princess Games and Fort Building

Posted November 21, 2017 by Fort Magic

If there’s one thing that doesn’t change about childhood over time, it’s the stories about princesses. For generations, kids have grown up reading about Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, and popular Disney films from Tangled to The Princess and the Frog have made these characters even more popular. As a …

Bed Sheets and Fabric Pieces – No-Sew Fort Ideas for Kids

Posted November 13, 2017 by Fort Magic

As a parent, you know that kids love making forts. Also, you’re happy to see them do it, knowing that fort-building is a great way to build teamwork and planning skills while having fun. But one thing might be nagging at the back of your mind — what do you cover a fort with once …

How to Increase Learning Power with Fort Building

Posted November 6, 2017 by Fort Magic

When it comes to parenting, one of your most significant concerns is how to get your children to learn. After all, with so many gadgets and games available these days, it’s hard to know if kids are growing and developing through play or if they are just being entertained. Thankfully, there are still ways to …

The Joy and Creativity of Building Adventure Forts for Kids

Posted November 1, 2017 by Fort Magic

Playing is something that just seems to come naturally to kids. Whether they interact with toys, friends or just the objects around them, children seem to have no problem coming up with narratives and creating stories for themselves. But believe it or not, playing actually has to be facilitated and nurtured. As a result, kids …

Discover 10 Creative and Fun Paper Fort Ideas for Kids

Posted October 28, 2017 by Fort Magic

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

Posted October 25, 2017 by Fort Magic

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

Posted October 19, 2017 by Fort Magic

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

Posted October 15, 2017 by Fort Magic

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

Posted October 10, 2017 by Fort Magic

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

Posted September 28, 2017 by Fort Magic

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

Posted September 26, 2017 by Fort Magic

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

Posted September 21, 2017 by Fort Magic

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

Posted September 15, 2017 by Fort Magic

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

Posted September 11, 2017 by Fort Magic

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 …