So your kid wants to build a fort but you have no desire to dismantle your couch or pull nice clean sheets out of the linen closet. Or perhaps you haven’t had a second cup of coffee today and just don’t have the energy. Or maybe you just want to be left alone for a little while. No matter what the reason, I have got the solution for you.
If you’re like me, you have a small child who will still go in their pack ‘n play so it is sitting in the middle of your living room at all times. If that’s the case, lucky you. If you still have the pack ‘n play tucked in a closet gathering dust then I’m afraid you will still have to exert a little bit of effort towards building this fort but I promise you it’s worth it. If you don’t have a pack ‘n play then go make another cup of coffee and get ready to dismantle the couch.
No-Effort Fort for Kids
Just follow these three easy steps (two if it’s already in the middle of the room):
1. Set up the pack ‘n play.
2. Turn it on its side.
3. Voila. Fort.
I can’t promise your kid won’t still demand a sheet for over the top for some privacy. Just use that throw you keep on the couch for those rare moments when your kid is asleep and you get to curl up with a cup of tea and a good book (try not to snort your coffee through your nose, I know you laughed at the thought of peace and quiet). In my house the throw is used only by the cats as a place to nap so it smells like feline but does the trick for fort coverage. Five minutes of effort for (hopefully) an hour of silence so that you can play on SpotOnCasinos. You’re welcome.
Andrea can always be found with a new craft in front of her, a form of technology on her right and a coffee on her left. This is how she survives suburbia with her two crazy toddlers in tow.