Even though spring and the outdoors are calling, there are still some gloomy days ahead. This means inside play is still inevitable, so let’s make the best of it. The following fort ideas will challenge you and the kiddos to build a fantasy structure, where they can dream, be creative and play. Warning: hours of imaginative fun may be had.

Off to Agrabah

Off to Agrabah

Source: https://www.brit.co/disney-aladdin-party/

A cardboard box, paint and beach balls will whisk them away to Aladdin and Jasmine’s palace.

In a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Source: https://www.etsy.com/listing/589018406/star-wars-playhouse-kids-play-tent-card?ref=listing-shop-header-0

For little Star Wars fans, this felt, card-table fort can actually be found on Etsy for an easier DIY. Good news for the less handier parents out there.

To Infinity and Beyond

Source: http://www.katescreativespace.com/2012/09/03/rocket-man/

This cute rocket ship idea also uses cardboard boxes and other recyclable materials around the house to create a contraption for those serious about space travel.

All Lit Up Inside

Source: http://www.freehomeschooldeals.com/diy-project-create-a-light-up-cave-of-wonders/

This celestial-inspired cave of sorts uses string lights to get imaginations glowing!