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Build a blanket fort for big indoor adventures!

Build a blanket fort for big indoor adventures!

Building a blanket fort is a timeless activity that has been enjoyed by generations of children. It's a fun and creative way for kids to use their imaginations, explore their creativity, and play with friends or siblings. Not to mention, it can provide a cosy and comfortable space for children to relax and unwind, especially on rainy days.

Steps to Follow

  1. Choose a location: The first step in building a blanket fort is to choose a location. Look for a space in your home that is large enough to accommodate the size of your fort, but not too big that it becomes difficult to build.
  2. Gather materials: The materials you'll need to build your fort include blankets, pillows, chairs, and any other items that can be used to create a structure. You may also want to include some toys or books to keep children entertained while they're inside the fort.
  3. Build the structure: Start by placing chairs or tables in a square or rectangular shape, leaving an opening for the entrance. Drape blankets over the top of the chairs or tables, using pillows or other objects to hold them in place. Be sure to leave enough room for children to move around inside the fort comfortably.
  4. Decorate the fort: Once the structure is in place, it's time to decorate the fort. Let children choose their favourite toys, books, and decorations to personalize their space. You could also add fairy lights or bunting for an added touch of magic.
  5. Enjoy the fort: Finally, encourage children to play and relax inside their new fort. You can even join in on the fun by reading a story or playing a game together.

So if you’re stuck inside on a rainy day or simply looking for a fun and easy way to entertain children indoors, a blanket fort is a sure winner! It's a great way for children to use their creativity, practice teamwork, and enjoy some cosy relaxation time. With a little imagination and a few simple materials, you can create a magical space that your children will love.

We’d love to see what you and your little ones come up with. Upload some photos to social media and use the hashtag #bobuxadventure