Dramatic Play Pyramid
When we learned about ancient Egypt, I put a pyramid in the dramatic play area. I made it several years ago (with the help of my brothers!) and it's still in great shape. We used a refrigerator box. Three sides of the pyramid are all one piece and for the last side, I taped on a half-sized triangle. That way I could see what was going on in there at all times! I had little lanterns in there and some books about ancient Egypt. Two kids at a time could go in the pyramid to read the books…
An Interior Designer’s Tips for Building an Awesome Indoor Fort
If you used to be a kid, you probably have some experience building forts. Here's how to take them to the next level.
26 Coolest Cardboard Houses Ever - Ideas for Your Kids - PLAYTIVITIES
26 Coolest Cardboard Houses for kids! Find amazing yet creative ideas how to make cardboard houses for kids. Low cost, easy to make and kids approved ideas.
25 Epic Cardboard Forts
These cardboard forts will give your kids hours of fun and years of memories. Forts are where kids plot to take over the world. Where they dream. Where they pretend, imagine, play, and create. And these 25 epic cardboard forts are so amazing your kids won't want to leave them...but don't worry, they'll always promise to be home for dinner. Have fun! 25 Epic Cardboard Forts This fort city is perfect for any kid superheroes (or super villains) in your life. Via Pizzazzerie Busy little baby…
"Fort Building Time" and Fort Building · Book Nerd Mommy
“Fort Building Time” by Megan Wagner Lloyd and Abigail Halpin Some of my most magical memories as a child are time spent building and playing in forts. There was the “stick fort” we had at our family cabin in the mountains, our “hobbit hole” hole fort in the Hollow (true story!), our “tree fort” in...Read More »
Fort Building Fun for All Seasons | Babies to Bookworms
Babies to Bookworms provides a review of the new book "Fort Building Time" by Megan Wagner Lloyd and Abigail Halpin and offers fun fort building activities to pair with it!
Review: Fort Building Time by Megan Wagner Lloyd and Abigail Halpin - Lu and Bean Read
Book Review on Fort Building Time. A beautiful and inspiring children's book that showcases team building for children as well as positive conflict resolution. A diverse book that should be on every library bookshelf at home and in the classroom. #kidlit #diversebooks #stemgirls
50 Awesome Kids Fort Ideas Using a Fort Magic Kit
So many awesome kids fort ideas here using a simple tube and connector construction kit that is both easy for kids to use and builds BIG. Since we've been loving our Fort Magic kit so much and see so much potential for it, I thought I'd put together a roundup of the best kids fort ideas using this open-ended construction kit. Fort building is just a natural part of childhood, right? We all know how much kids love building and playing in forts. We built forts as kids and our children build…
Wee Bees will "Spring" for their blankets and pillows and will be inspired for imaginative outside play spring, summer, fall or winter after reading this whimsical book by Megan Wagner Lloyd. This book embraces each season and the new materials to make the perfect fort. From leaves to snow, from mud to sand, there is a different fort throughout the year. As a group of friends explore and build through the seasons, they find that every fort they make is a perfect fort. Recommended for ages…
Classroom Read-Alouds and Activities to Inspire Screen-Free Summer Fun
Here are nine picture books to read aloud in the final weeks of school to spark ideas for simple, tech-free summer fun.
Fort-Building Time | IndieBound.org
Grab your blankets and pillows! From the creators of Finding Wild, a new picture book that follows the changing of the seasons and is as cozy as a fort. Winter, spring, summer, fall. Each season brings new materials to make the perfect fort. From leaves to snow, from mud to sand, there is a different fort throughout the year. As a group of friends explore and build through the seasons, they find that every…
Stack, Wreck, and Rebuild: Exciting Books to Get Kids Building | Brightly
While simply sitting down on the floor together with a pile of blocks will usually get your child interested in construction play, books about building can spark fresh ideas and encourage them to imagine, stack, wreck, and, rebuild again and again.