Lights, fort, action!
We love this idea of adding twinkling lights to a simple fort made with string, sheets and clothespins. Who wouldn't want a fort that glows?
Get the instructions here: Art Bar
With nothing more than newspaper and tape (or a stapler handled by Mom or Dad), kids can create a newspaper fort that is both fun to play in and worthy of an architecture award.
Get the instructions here: Modern Parents Messy Kids and All For The Boys
For all you sewing devotees out there, check out this homemade teepee!
Thankfully, because it's an indoor teepee, your kids won't have to worry about any bison wandering past in the night!
Get the instructions here: Smile and Wave
This cardboard castle seems a world away from the forts made of cushions we played in as children, but it's pretty easy to put together.
We think this would be perfect for your little kings and queens. Don't you?
Get the instructions here: Built by Kids
By simply changing the fabric on this A-frame tent, you can customize the fort so your polka-dot-obsessed toddler will be extra pleased during playtime.
Get the instructions here: Grosgrain Fabulous
Sometimes all you need are the basics (blankets and pillows) to create a cozy fort for little ones.
Watch a video tutorial here: Simply Stated