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Maker Play Inspires Confidence & A Love Of Learning In Kids

Posted December 23, 2019 by Fort Magic

Many educators and parents alike are starting to see the value in including maker play in their learning environment. It builds your child’s confidence and sets them up for a successful future. Here are some ways you can bring Fort Magic into your learning environment.  What Is Maker Play? Maker play is an environment that …

Stem Fort Building Projects With Fort Magic

Posted December 9, 2019 by Fort Magic

Hands-on learning will not only set your children up for a successful future but it will help them develop their brains. It’s also a fun way to spend some time learning with them! Here are some of the many ways you can use one Fort Magic building kit to help your kids learn important STEM …

STEAM Engineering Fort Making Toys Ignite A Love Of Learning

Posted September 12, 2019 by Fort Magic

Building forts is a classic way for kids to learn the basics of structural engineering. Kids are naturally drawn to this type of hands-on learning that is a key principle of teaching STEAM skills. Building forts with Fort Magic fort making toys will ignite a love of learning in your kids and set them up …

Inspire Super Cool STEM Play With Kids Forts Ideas

Posted September 5, 2019 by Fort Magic

Careers in STEM fields are the fastest growing jobs with growth expected to remain high. But, how do you get your kids interested in learning STEM skills without forcing it on them? Here are our ideas so you can use your Fort Magic building kit to inspire STEM play using some of our play kids …

Build The Ultimate Kids Hideaway With Fort Magic

Posted November 1, 2018 by Fort Magic

As we head into winter, you might be scrambling to come up with things to keep your kids entertained inside. With the right preparation, you can plan lots of fun for your time indoors this winter. With our Fort Magic building kit, you have endless opportunities to build the ultimate hideaway with your kids.    …

Maker Education and Fort Building Encourage Hands-On Learning

Posted August 29, 2018 by Fort Magic

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

Posted August 22, 2018 by Fort Magic

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 …

How to Increase A Love Of Learning With Fort Building

Posted August 15, 2018 by Fort Magic

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 …

Fun Ways to Start Building Kids Love Of Science With Forts

Posted April 25, 2018 by Fort Magic

When it comes to art projects and reading stories, kids are eager to learn. But the mere mention of math and science can make kids groan. Fortunately, savvy parents and teachers can change that! Discover some fun ways to start building kids love of science with forts. From architecture to lab experiments, fort building gets kids …

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 …

Children Discover the Definition of Self-Esteem Through Fort Building

Posted June 18, 2017 by Fort Magic

Fort building has helped parents grow self-esteem in kids for decades. Whether woven of blankets and pillows in the bedroom, constructed of scrap wood in the backyard or crafted from a Fort Magic kit across the dining area, forts bring families together and build inner strength in our kids. Perhaps you have not stopped to …

How to Build Forts To Keep Kids Engaged and Learning

Posted May 20, 2017 by Fort Magic

Building forts gets rave reviews from most kids. As a parent, you probably know this truth without research and scientific evidence to support it. Just recall the passion and pleading behind the request, “Can we build a fort today? Pleeeaasssee!” Did you listen to the cheers when the Fort Magic kit appears in the middle …

Creative Ideas on How Fort Building Toys Grow Young Inventors

Posted May 18, 2017 by Fort Magic

Inventing and fort building go hand-in-hand. Dreaming up designs and solving problems using creative and critical thinking drive the innovative spirit. Yes, fort building toys incorporate all of these concepts. As parents, we can break out Fort Magic kits to encourage our kids to be inventive. While the natural course of play accomplishes this end, …

Kindness and Cooperation: Teamwork for Kids Includes Fort Building

Posted May 3, 2017 by Fort Magic

Let me ask you a question, “What is the best way to develop the teamwork for kids?” If you answer sports, family chores, backyard games, these are all correct answers. Did you think of fort building as a possibility? Fort Magic wants you to know that you already have one of the greatest tools for …

Fort Building Kits for Kids Keep Them Moving and Inventing

Posted April 13, 2017 by Fort Magic

Building, inventing and moving seem like noble pursuits as your children expand their minds. Actually, filling our kids’ days with such activities might just reassure us that all will turn out well. Forts provide all of the necessary ways that kids build, invent and move. After all, what good does this random activity do when …

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