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Magical Forts With Lights

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Oh, the magic of lights! Do you remember the draw of fireflies at dusk in the summers of your youth? Or, the sweet twinkle of stars as you lay on your back in the spring grass? Why not bring this reminiscence home by creating magical forts with lights? It may be early for fireflies, and…

Paper Decoration DIY Ideas For Your Fort

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Cool winter weather can be an indoor challenge for any active family.  Stir-crazy kids, long weekends and a want for something other than a movie to spend your family together proves just the fertile ground for a little fort building fun!  What a perfect time of year to grab the Fort Magic kit and begin…

Light Table Play In Your Fort

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By now, you know that forts are where magic and imagination come alive for children, whether it be on a rainy day in or on an idyllic summer day with friends. Forts come alive with magic when children dare to use their own creativity to put them together, and then let their stories be just…

Fun Things To Do In Your Fort

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Since childhood, forts were the best thing in the world, (besides a warm bowl of macaroni and cheese). Hours would be spent making the perfect fort, and while building a fort was a huge part of the fun, the most fun was all the adventures that took place inside. So if you’re finished with your…

Freestyle Fort Designs for Kids

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A lion or a lamb? So the saying goes about March’s weather. What better way to keep kids’ bodies active and minds engaged than by pulling out the Fort Magic kit? Let’s explore some creative ways to weather the long month of March with imagination using freestyle fort designs for kids.     When the…

Bed Fort Ideas Make Bedtime Better

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As a child, a fort was always in the making. Whether you were having a sleepover with a few friends or sitting still in front of the television, there was something comforting about containing yourself in a construction of pillows and sheets. This blanket tent was your home away from home within your home, and…

Artistic Playhouse Fort Ideas

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Creativity sparks the imagination, and the imagination ignites endless possibilities when you’re a kid. You can be a warrior fighting a dragon one minute and a deep sea diver fighting off a shark the next minute. Adding a fort playhouse to these activities takes kids’ creativity and imagination to a whole new level. Let these…

Valentine’s Day Creative Fort Ideas

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Make time on Valentine’s day to show your kids how much they mean to you. It doesn’t have to be an elaborate celebration. Simple things go a long way on a day like this to show your love and appreciation for someone. Play a board game or a card game together. Read a book or…

How to Make a Balloon Fort DIY Party Tent

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If you’re hosting a party for your kids, one of the most fun and innovative ways to ensure that they have a good time is to work with them to build a balloon fort in the form of a tent for your party. An added bonus is that they’ll learn about skills such as teamwork…

Boats and Subs Fort Ideas for Kids

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Here at Fort Magic, we are always talking about the kinds of things we loved to do as kids. Pretending like we were explorers or pirates was one of our favorite things. We would spend hours looking for new lands and saying, “Ahoy Matey!” It is because of our love of the magic on the open…