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It's so important to let children do things themselves. You don't need to "do it the right way" — just doing it is enough. Of course, a two year-old isn't old enough to do everything, but you would be surprised how much he can accomplish with just verbal instructions.
Bean forts are easy to grow and maintain. You can even enlist your youngsters to help with the construction! The finished product offers children opportunities to gather in the edible environment and have a sense of privacy that is safe because adults are able to see inside or even join the group.