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Blanket Forts

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Blanket Forts are messy, but worth the trouble! Your child's imagination will stretch across the oceans and seas and onward into deepest space, with nothing more than a few sheets and blankets.

COOPERATION
Blanket forts are more fun with a friend
PROBLEM SOLVING
Blanket forts are a safe way to practice solving problems in engineering and architecture.
SOCIAL SKILLS
Your child can practice all sorts of social skills, from inviting friends over to making plans and implementing them to cleaning up together. Blanket forts help develop the skills your child will need later in school for working on group projects.

Play is Powerful!

Suggested books about imaginative play
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LEARN
Respect
Courtesy
Gentleness
Kindness
Cooperation
Empathy
Initiative
Resourcefulness
Determination
Courage
Independence
Making Decisions
Solving Problems
Creativity
Patience
Delayed Gratification
Planning
Organization
Social Skills
Self-Control
Taking Turns
Following Directions
Names of Letters
Sounds of Letters
Figure / Ground
Left - to - Right
Top - to - Bottom
Prepositions
Large Motor Skills
Fine Motor Skills
Memory and Memorization
Scissor Skills
Writing Skills
Names of Numbers
Counting Numbers
Place Value
Add & Subtract
Multiply & Divide
Patterns
Size
Shapes
Colors
Sorting
Money and Finance