Six alternatives to dollhouses that will blow your kid’s mind [gift guide]

Want to watch a kid light up? Give them a miniature version of their world that they can play in.

Yes, I am talking about what we usually call a dollhouse. The little beds, the tables, the chairs. And infinite possibilities for role playing.

Today, the typical dollhouse is anything but typical. You can find are all sorts of dollhouse alternatives, from fire houses to police stations to barns. And now there is less of an emphasis on gender, which gives families more options.

Check out these ultra fun, gender-neutral dollhouses that would work with kids big and small.

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Six alternatives to traditional dollhouses that will delight your kids! These dollhouses work great for both girls and boys.

KidKraft Fire Engine Set

We bought this fire engine set for our almost three-year-old last year and it was a hit. First, it’s extremely well made (nothing has broken yet!). There are so many pieces to choose from, from the helicopter to the fire truck to the bunk beds. I am a big fan and so is my kid!

Six alternatives to traditional dollhouses that will delight your kids! These dollhouses work great for both girls and boys.

Playmobil Great Dragon Castle

Dragons, and knights and drawbridges, oh my! This castle has it all. If your kid has ever played with Playmobil, you will know that the simple yet sturdy toys that absolutely spark imagination. This set is large and a little pricey. If cost is a consideration, try this smaller version: PLAYMOBIL My Secret Dragon’s Lair Play Box Playset.

Six alternatives to traditional dollhouses that will delight your kids! These dollhouses work great for both girls and boys.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Toy House and Storybook Playset

Looking to give a magical gift? This Goldilocks and the Three Bears toy house is something special. This house is also a 3D puzzle that your kid can put together again and again. Of course, it comes with the Goldilocks and the Three Bears book to help bring the set to life.

Six alternatives to traditional dollhouses that will delight your kids! These dollhouses work great for both girls and boys.

Kidkraft Pirate Cove Playset

Does your kids love pirates? Then this playset will absolutely blow their minds. This set has the quality of KidKraft products, plus it has a pirate ship that docks directly to their hide out.

Six alternatives to traditional dollhouses that will delight your kids! These dollhouses work great for both girls and boys.

PLAYMOBIL Farm House with Market

This PLAYMOBIL Farm House is well designed and your kids will be smitten with it for hours and hours. Your kid can grow their food and then bring it to market.

Six alternatives to traditional dollhouses that will delight your kids! These dollhouses work great for both girls and boys.

Melissa & Doug Hi-Rise Dollhouse and Furniture Set

And if you just want a basic gender neutral dollhouse, Melissa and Doug makes this fantastic model that’s fully furnished. This one comes with an elevator!




Some seriously cool alternatives to dollhouses that your child will love!

1 Comment

  • Susan @ Culinary Envy November 4, 2016 at 9:37 am

    Wow, my son would have LOVED these when he was younger! I will making my Holiday Gift List soon, and my nieces and nephews will be so excited to receive these! Thanks for sharing.

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