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When I was a kid, at the first hint of snow we were outside building snow forts. Do kids do that any more? It sure was fun. Actually, I built more of a "snow house" and had several rooms. I always had a kitchen and a bedroom. I would pull stuff from the garage to "furnish" my house. One year I got in a little bit of trouble for taking the floor mats out of my dad's truck to put down proper flooring in my snow mansion.
I was thinking that parents today need to show kids how to build a decent snow fort.
Now I will admit, in my memory, my snow forts used to look like this:
Of course, it didn't look anything like that. Here is what a real world snow fort looks like:
Here are my quick tips for building the BEST snow fort/snow house:
Happy snow fort building! Send photos of your finished forts to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will post them on the website.