Kids have always loved to make forts out of cushions and pillows, but why? Turns out there are many reasons and building these is good for them, too.
Kids will DISCOVER their inner ENGINEER while learning through play!
The problem-solving, creative thinking, and cooperation required to build forts embody the basics of engineering.
Building the fort gives both kids and parents hours of entertainment
Sometimes parents buy kids a toy thinking they’ll play with it for hours, but they’ll discard it after a couple of minutes. Fort building will entertain them for hours! There are endless ways to build a fort depending on your kid's imagination. They can create their own world inside their fort.
Can help them find a new career path!
Kids can change their minds about what they want to be when they grow up, but there are some things they do as a kid that will stick with them until their adulthood. One of the benefits of learning through play while building forts is that it can teach the basic ideas of architecture, engineering, geometry, and design, and the enjoyment of this process can give your child an idea of what he or she wants to be in the future.
Fort building is physical play and requires imagination!
With all of the technology available to kids today, it can be hard to get them off of the couch to do some physical activity. Present them with an indoor fort building kit, and they might not sit down for hours! We all know that physical activity is important for every kid’s development, and playing with fort-building kits can help pave a healthy and active future.
Help kids to learn how to communicate and cooperate while building the fort
If two or more kids build a fort together but don’t actually “work together”, the fort probably won’t stand for long. Building a sturdy and functioning fort requires cooperation between the builders, and this skill will be needed their whole lives. This is one of the benefits of learning through plays as they will need to learn to cooperate and communicate with others.
Fort building shows that hard work PAYS OFF!
It’s so fun for kids to see the finished product of their hard work, and fort building gives kids a chance to see what their focus and dedication can make.
Parents and Guardians can play along!
Fort building is fun for the whole family! The kids may need mom and dad’s help sometimes. You’ll enjoy constructing a fort almost as much as your children do, and they’ll love that their mom and dad are spending quality time with them while learning through play with you!
Fort building enhances creativity and language development
Your kids will challenge themselves to see who can build the most extravagant designs, and the play that happens after the fort is built will be from their creative thinking. New York Times article revealed how traditional toys, such as building toys, may beat electronic gadgets in language development.
Fort building is FUN!
Parents know how fun forts can be when they are merely constructed from just some blankets and chairs. With Fort Magic’s Fort Building Kits, kids can take fort building to a whole new level of fun, plus experience all of the other benefits of building forts. What’s not to love?