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7 strategies for keeping kids entertained without screens

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7. Build forts.

Kids instinctively crave cozy, private spaces, which is why the appeal of forts never grows old. My kids are constantly building forts, whether it's blanket forts on the dining room floor or evergreen bough forts outside in the yard. Be patient with the messiness; know that it can all be put away, but for the time being, it's magic for the little ones.

What are your strategies for keeping kids entertained without screens?

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