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Pillow fort with censored out people
A large blanket fort
Blankt fort
A blanket fort suspended on strings

A blanket fort is a construction commonly made using blankets, bed sheets, pillows, and sofa cushions. It is also known as a couch fort, pillow fort or sheet fort.

Parenting books frequently suggest building blanket forts as an activity for parents to participate in with their children. A blanket fort is made by grabbing blankets around the house and setting them up in a room-like matter. Some blanket forts are made for a more cozy and intimate experience, including cuddling and more.

Blanket fort
A blanket fort constructed in a college dormitory using the lofted beds as support.

World Record

According to Guinness World Records the largest blanket fort ever was 625.8 m2 and built by Shawn MacArthur, Victor Rundbaken, Heather Harteis, Sarah Kershner, Murderboat Productions, Rumpl, Kyle Bulloch, Alexa Soles and Rachael Klaus. Afterwards, they donated the blankets to homeless charities in the Portland, Oregon area on the 9 December 2018.

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