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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.
In popular cultureEdit
As a staple of early childhood entertainment, blanket forts are commonly referenced in children's books, such as Corduroy's Sleepover and If You Give a Pig a Party. There is a two part episode of Community in the Third series, about building the biggest blanket fort in the episodes Digital Exploration of Interior Design and Pillows and Blankets.
According to Guinness World Records the largest blanket fort ever was 625.8 m2 and built by Shawn Macarthur, Victor Runbaken, Heather Harteis, Sarah Kershiner, Murderboat Productions, Rumpl, Kyle Bulloch, Alexa Sole 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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