Hello Tinker-firends! I’ve been busy with some family business and book edits that are taking a toll on my late-night blogging time. How are you doing?
Until I get a better handle on these details I thought I’d share some quick snippets of tinkering inspiration from our days at home and out-and-about.
Today we have a down-and-dirty favorite from my husband, our resident fort builder. Scroll down to the bottom for links to hundreds of inspiring DIY kids fort ideas.
How to Build a Simple Room Fort for Kids
What you need
- Paper Tape
- A large sheet
- A doorway or arch to hang the sheet in
It’s not your traditional fort, but my kids loved playing with this new-to-them hanging element. It closed off a room that’s normally open to the whole house, giving the room a feeling of theater.
And speaking of theater, you could also do something like this to create impromptu theater curtains.
More fort ideas
Handmade Hideaways, Modern Parents Messy Kids
How to Build a Great Blanket Fort, Simple Mom
And perhaps the biggest resource of all, Fort Fridays, the weekly fort roundup from All for the Boys