Love building forts? Check out these Top Ten fort building tools!

We are back for another year of inspiring imagination and building some amazing forts. My kids would probably live in a fort in the backyard if I let them! I’ve compiled a list of our top ten fort building tools and kits, many of which my kids will use over and over again year round, indoors or out –they are really versatile and you can literally make any configuration you want, and build them anywhere!

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Top Ten fort building tools, kits, and accessories!

1) EZ-Fort

EZ-Fort. This starter kit gives you everything you need to get right into fort building! If you want more of a girl or boy version, it comes in Fairy Tale and Bunker as well!

top ten fort building tools

BONUS for 2017 ==> EZ-Fort Fairy Tale Castle that comes WITH a Fabric Cover!


2) Fort Magic

If you want a kit that has all the bells and whistles, Fort Magic is for you. Not only does it come with everything you need to get started, but has enough pieces to build things like a ship, submarine, and a castle! 

fort magic top ten fort building tools

3) BlinGkeez

Take your fort building to the next level with the EZ-Fort BlinGkeeZ. This 10 LED Fun Light will have every fort ready to rock out! Currently 40% off at $12.06 shipped with Prime.

Fort Lights

4) Crazy Forts

Another great fort building set comes from Crazy Forts! Just add bedsheets for endless fun. You can get a regular set, pink, or glow-in-the-dark!crazy forts

What’s great about the Crazy Forts is that you can purchase light sets that clip right onto the connector pieces!crazy fort lights

5) Toobeez

The Toobeez ultimate life size building set won a Parents’ Choice Preferred Choice Award and has pieces that look a little sturdier than most. Toobeez

Take the Toobeez to the ultimate with the Teambuilding activity guide. Great for clubs, groups, or just for fun at home!

toobeez teambuilding

6) Fort Boards

Fort Boards do not use the tube model like most of the other forts, they use an interlocking boards that have connectors to fasten them in a variety of positions. We had a ton of fun building a house out of our Fort Boards! You can see our full review of this product here: Fort Boards Review.

Fort Boards Castle

You can purchase a variety of Design Cards to go with your Fort Boards. The cardboard panels simply slip right into the connector pieces and help bring your creation to life!fort-boards-design-cards

7) Fortamajig

Like the idea of easy forts but don’t want all those tubes around? Fortamajig Connectables is the answer! These connecting fabric panels give kids a new way to build with a locking tab system. 

8) Box Creations

The Box Creations Fort Building Kits are an easy way to have the fun of a fort, without having to store a ton of parts. The boards fold down for easy storage, and it features double locking tabs for extra stability and strength. Four markers are included for decorating.


There are a variety of designs, from the pictured Pirate Ship to a Castle and Playhouse.

9) Snow and Sand Maker

Take the fun outside this winter and build some snow forts! The Color My Worlds Sand and Snow Coloring Kit comes with a brick maker and fun colors to make neat designs! It is awesome for building walls, igloos, and castles! 

If you really love playing outside, you can even take the fun one step further and get a Sno-Cylinder maker and a full Sno-Castle kit that comes complete with castle wall molds for snow! 

sno castle

10) Blanket Fort

Perhaps the easiest for of all, and one my kids love making and playing with ALL THE TIME is the traditional blanket fort. Here it is made easy with panels that connect and weighted anchors to keep the forts in place (nothing worse than hearing the shrill yells of a child who’s fort won’t stay in place). πŸ™‚

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My kids love making forts, heck I love making forts! It is so fun to see what their imaginations will uncover as they escape off into their magic kingdoms and secret hideouts. See my picks for the top for building kits and let your child's imagination soar winter, spring, summer, or fall!

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