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How To Build a Fort in Your Room

Watch more Games for Kids videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to build a fort in your room with the tips in this Howcast video. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Pick your spot Choose an area on the floor between two pieces of furniture (like your bed and dresser, or desk and chair), clear the space, and put down a blanket for the floor. Step 2: Construct the walls Use your furniture to prop up the couch cushions in a way that forms three walls. Use large boxes or squares of cardboard to add extra rooms. Tip Try not to block the doorway. Step 3: Make the roof Drape a blanket or sheet over the fort's walls. You also can tie the corners of sheets to pieces of furniture. Step 4: Strengthen your structure Use some heavy objects—like hardcover books—to pin down each corner of the blanket. If your fort is big enough, put some pillows inside to make it comfy. Step 5: Enter your fort Grab a playmate, snacks, flashlight, games, or whatever else you'd like, and prepare to defend your fort! Tip Don't put the heavy objects too close to the inside of the fort—you don't want them to fall in on you when you enter! Step 6: Ask for permission Get the okay from your mom or dad to use couch cushions, blankets, and pillows to build a fort in your room. Did You Know? Francis Scott Key was inspired to write "The Star-Spangled Banner" after witnessing the attack on Baltimore's Fort McHenry.
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