When cabin fever starts setting in and the kids are bouncing off the walls, one of our favorite things to do is to build a fort. Whether it’s made with a pile of blankets or a mess of cardboard boxes, it’ll capture kids’ imaginations for hours. Click through the slideshow below to take your fort-making skills to the next level.

Head Under the Table

There's no structure more stable than your table! Take a cue from Mama Papa Bubba and put together a quick hideaway using a bed sheet and a table. Visit the crafty blog here to see all the kinds of fun your tot can have in her hideaway!

photo: Mama Papa Bubba

Got any fort building tips to share? Let us know in the Comments below.

— Christal Y & Susie Foresman