Build Confidence & Self-Expression With Fort Magic

Posted September 30, 2020 by Fort Magic

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While they haven’t always been the focus when raising kids in the past, many researchers are starting to realize that building confidence and encouraging self-expression are extremely important for development. Not only can they reduce stress, but they also support the health and wellbeing of children, as well as other positive emotions. Because of this, …

Inspire Young Entrepreneurs With Fort Magic

Posted September 23, 2020 by Fort Magic

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Through the years, many of us have been taught that hard work and discipline are the best ways to find success, especially for young entrepreneurs. And, while that may be true, there is also something to be said about making time for play, especially for our young children. We have some great ideas for your …

Imagine & Create With Indoor Fort Building Kits For Kids

Posted September 16, 2020 by Fort Magic

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On days with bad weather, it can be a challenge finding ways to keep your kids entertained. And, while everyone loves building forts, not everyone loves their furniture rearranged to accommodate fort building. Yet this is a great way to encourage imagination through indoor fort building with our kits for kids and any age of …

Complex Thinking & Problem Solving With Fort Magic

Posted September 9, 2020 by Fort Magic

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As parents, we often look at playtime as a way to get energy out or as something to simply keep our children occupied. The reality is, however, that while playtime will do these things, it’s also how children learn and relate to the world around them. This will bring out complex thinking and problem-solving skills …

Fort Building Inspires Happiness & Creativity

Posted September 2, 2020 by Fort Magic

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Fort building is timeless. More than likely it’s something that you did as a child and that your child now loves to do as well. But, have you ever thought about why you enjoyed this activity so much? With a Fort Magic building kit, creating an amazing structure is easier than ever. But did you …

Teaching Love & Kindness With Fort Building Kits

Posted August 26, 2020 by Fort Magic

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We all want our kids to grow up to be happy and successful, but it’s also important for them to be good humans – especially those who are loving and kind. In a world with social media where snap judgments are made all the time, it’s important that we are teaching our children love and …

Learning Made Fun With Fort Magic

Posted August 19, 2020 by Fort Magic

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As parents, we take pleasure in our children having fun, but we don’t always take into account what or how they are learning while doing so. Fortunately, one of the best ways to incorporate learning while enjoying an activity and being creative is through one of Fort Magic’s building kits. This fort-building kit will not …

Magical Bedtime Fort Ideas Your Kids Love

Posted August 12, 2020 by Fort Magic

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For many with young children, bedtime can be a chaotic, stressful, and drawn out event making everyone in the family dread it. If you find yourself in this situation, it may be time to switch things up. Instead of a negative experience every night, why not make it a magical one with a Fort Magic …

Creative Playtime Builds Confidence In Kids

Posted August 5, 2020 by Fort Magic

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Growing up in our world today, children are faced with mounting pressure to succeed in academics, sports, and other extracurricular activities. One of the best ways for them to handle this pressure, and an attribute that will serve them well into adulthood, is confidence. Fortunately, one of the best ways to foster confidence in your …

Create Your Own Garden Fort With Fort Magic

Posted July 29, 2020 by Fort Magic

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This summer has certainly been a strange one. Places are closed, events are canceled, and many vacations have been postponed. However, in place of these things, a lot of people are turning to their homes and specifically their gardens to find relaxation and enjoyment Gardening is not just for the adults, it’s an excellent way …

Summer Sleepovers To Remember

Posted July 22, 2020 by Fort Magic

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Growing up, summer nights were for staying up late, eating sweet treats, and having friends over for exciting sleepovers that many of us remember to this day. As adults, we want to create those same lasting memories for our children and that starts with having activities that are both simple and fun. Fortunately, with Fort …

DIY Outdoor Summer Art Forts With Fort Magic

Posted July 15, 2020 by Fort Magic

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As children, most of us found ourselves outside from sun-up to sun-down during the summer months. Not only was this a great opportunity for exercise, but it allowed us to be creative and to use our imagination to come up with ideas of things to do. Looking back, it’s easy to see the benefit of …

How to Make Fabric Forts with Your Fort Magic Kit

Posted June 22, 2020 by Fort Magic

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One of the most popular features of our Fort Magic building kits is the fabric clips. These make it so you can use everyday items found in your house to make your fort. Follow these simple steps put together by our Fort Magic team to help you get started on your fabric forts. Types of …

Exploring STEM With Fort Magic

Posted March 20, 2020 by Fort Magic

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If you’re wanting to set your kids up for a successful future and encourage healthy, complex brain development then you’ve probably heard of STEM. It’s becoming a vital part of our children’s classrooms because of the overwhelming research that tells us how vital it is to develop. You can use a Fort Magic building kit …

How To Build A Stained Glass Fort

Posted March 13, 2020 by Fort Magic

Building a stained glass fort encourages creativity and ignites a love for art. It also appeals to most of the senses and can help build important STEAM skills. Here are some of our ideas from the Fort Magic team to build your own stained glass fort. How to Build A Stained Glass Fort With sunny …