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Do you let your kids build couch forts?

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funlovinlady

Asked by funlovinlady at 3:32 PM on Feb. 16, 2013 in General Parenting

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  • Absolutely. It's one of the great pleasures of childhood!
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 3:39 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • yep, We also put a sheet over the dining room table for a fort
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 3:40 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • Heck yeah... They love building forts on days they can't get outside.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 3:43 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • Oh yeah..couch forts, bring in the futon mattresses, extra pillows, blankets, sheets and if you step on the carpet you are burnt by lava or eaten by crocodiles! Yay!
    Nimue930

    Answer by Nimue930 at 3:46 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • yup
    sarasmommy777

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 3:59 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • yes, but i hate it !
    not because of a mess
    it is because she can never have it perfect enough and it i will result in a meltdown

    (spectrum thing- things have to be in perfect order and pillow/blanket fort- never can be perfect)
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 4:29 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • Yes but they use my bed pillows or they make a fort in DS bunk bed since my couch cushions can't be removed
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 4:55 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • sure! not everyday but on occasion. we make an ocean more often than forts tho...you throw all the pillows on the floor & cover them with blankets. then you have to swim thru it. my kiddos love it!
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 7:02 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • Kind of - I let him build dining room forts with sheets an chairs. Our couch doesn't have enough cushions that detach to make a good fort.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 9:19 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • Definitely. Also bunk bed clubhouses, dining table tents, dining chair caves, and the occasional car or school bus made of pillows arranged on my queen-sized bed.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 2:45 AM on Feb. 17, 2013

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