A dollhouse will provide your child more opportunities for pretend play. But instead of buying one, amp up the creativity aspect by helping your child to create his or her own.
Making your own dollhouse allows you to create a more personalized look compared to the cookie cutter ones you see in the stores. Add in as many rooms as you want or paint it in your child’s favorite color.
Creating a dollhouse is also an inexpensive alternative. While it is common to make a dollhouse out of cardboard, why not search your house for other materials to use instead? That way, you also get to recycle old items and reduce trash.
Beyond these benefits, though, making a dollhouse will give you and your child more time together and more chances to bond. By taking into consideration your child’s ideas on what he or she wants the dollhouse to look like, you are also teaching him or her the value of teamwork.
Here are 5 unique dollhouse ideas to help you get started.