little brother dancer mouse in a matchboxMaileg £13.88
- little brother mouse
- tiny dancer
- supports small-world play
Why we love dolls and doll's houses
Tell everyday stories
Children love to rehearse real life. It helps them to understand their place in it and to see the world from others' perspectives. This is the appeal of a doll's house: a ready-made universe where the rules are familiar and relationships can be explored.
Take them with you
Your small world needn't be big. There's so much play potential in even a single shoe box. And the best thing is: you can carry it with you.
A cast of characters
A doll's house can be your home one day and a palace the next. You don't even need a second set of dolls. A change of clothes, or - even better - a bit of imagination, and you have a whole new cast of characters.
Increase play potential with these friends
toy box essentials
Toy box essentialsHow many toys does your child actually need? If you've read our toy guides for...Jan 21, 2022
Imitation in childhood | How your child learns and how you can helpYou’ll often hear me say that children learn through play, that you should provide open-ended...Jan 21, 2022