DIY Indoor Kid Fort

This super easy fort will keep children occupied when rain or snow strike.

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A wonderful way to turn indoor time into adventure time, these indoor forts are easy to create and virtually guarantee hours of old-fashioned fun.

Materials Needed:

  • 4 pieces of wood at 1x2x4 feet
  • 3 dowels at 1x48 inches
  • drill
  • 1” spade drill bit
  • iron
  • iron-on hem tape
  • small rope
  • glue gun
  • twin sheet

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Drill a Hole 6 Inches From Top in Both Pieces of Wood

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Drill Another Hole 3 Inches From Bottom in Both Pieces of Wood

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Sand Down Edges

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Sand Any Rough Spots

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Place Dowels Through Holes

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Put Sticks in Tent

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Lay Out Sheet

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Cut a Twin Sheet to 96 X 44 Inches

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Iron on Hem Tape 14 Inches up From Bottom and Along Cut Sides

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Add Sheet to Frame

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Glue Rope on Ends to Keep Everything in Place

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Added Bonus: It's a Portable, Fold-Up Tent

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Have Fun in Your New Tent!

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