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‘Play Tent’ on Shabbos

Can children use a towel or blanket to spread across 2 chairs in order to make a play tent on shabbos or is there an issur of ohel involved in doing so?


This would in fact be  a problem of ohel, as it is being made to use the area underneath and a tent with the height of a tefach is being made. The same would apply to building toys, such as lego and dupla, a structure with a roof the height of a tefach should not be made.

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