Indoor Activities for Kids During the Polar Vortex of Doom: Part 1 The Blanket Fort

If you and the kids are stuck inside because of the recent extremely low temperatures a.k.a. The Polar Vortex of Doom, here are some ideas to keep the family entertained.

blanket fort ideas during the polar vortex of doom

PART 1 – The Blanket Fort

Round up all the blankets, sheets, pillows, couch cushions, and chairs to build a mega fort to hide out in and stay nice and cozy!  Extra bonus for string lights to light the inside! Here are a few that are pretty cool:

First of all...signage is key!

First of all…signage is key!

Have a stuffed animal party and play music.

Have a stuffed animal party and play music.

Tunnel fort around all the furniture

Tunnel fort around all the furniture

 

attach to bunk beds for a mega high fort

attach to bunk beds for a mega high fort

Add a tv to your blanket fort to add a few more hours to the fun!

Add a tv to your blanket fort to add a few more hours to the fun!

Circus tent style blanket fort

Circus tent style blanket fort

Add disco ball lighting

Add disco ball lighting

 

Try to cover their whole room!

Try to cover their whole room!

 

make it a video game party

make it a video game party

decorate with handmade stars and garlands

decorate with handmade stars and garlands

 

or you could decorate it like this

or you could decorate it like this

add different things to build character

add different things to build character

and don't for get the FORT RULES!

and don’t for get the FORT RULES!