Why kids love building forts — and why experts say they might need them more than ever | Curio

Why kids love building forts — and why experts say they might need them more than ever

9 mins | May 29, 2020

"It's your place where you want to be just you, observing but unseen." "All forts, according to Sobel, share common traits: They are handmade, somewhat secretive and 'you can look out, but others can't see in.' They are safe — physically and emotionally." Susan C. Margolin, writing in The Washington Post, explains why there is a lot of comfort in building your own little world — even for adults.

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From The Washington Post