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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.Empower Your …

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 …

Smart Play = Smart Kids: How Fort Building and Love Make a Difference

Posted April 2, 2017 by Fort Magic

You’ve seen this list: Enrichment programs. Baby Einstein. Academic team. Science fairs. Tutoring. Brainetics. Fort building? Chess club. Classical music lessons. Homeschool activities from birth. The list rattles on as we parents lament the impossibility of taking advantage of every opportunity to enhance our child’s academic prowess. With a great sense of responsibility, we wonder …

Raising Strong, Confident Girls With Forts

Posted March 25, 2017 by Fort Magic

As parents, we agree that raising enthusiastic, confident girls is a worthy goal. After all, timidity and self-doubt leave young girls and the subsequent young women unprotected. Enthusiasm and confidence blend to develop girls destined to change the world from their vantage point. Now, I am not referring to brash, bossy, lacking-in-humility confidence. Rather, I …

Smiling and Happy Children Stem From Fort Building Projects

Posted March 17, 2017 by Fort Magic

From a familiar cartoon rings the jingle, “happy, happy, joy, joy.” This simple phrase captures the essence of fort building for happy children. In truth, don’t the moments of giggles and laughter outweigh, outlast and outpace the down times of fort building? If we admit it, not one of us dreaded playtime while building forts as …

Exploring Engineering for Kids With Fort Magic and Learning to Build

Posted March 4, 2017 by Fort Magic

Engineering “that’s a lot of fun, that gets kids jumping up and down and screaming” sparks the imaginations of youngster says Dori Roberts, an engineering educator and developer of Engineering for Kids. Are you surprised? Do you find it hard to believe? Just take a look at kids building forts, and you get a taste …