Make your own dollhouse

Make your own dollhouse

Follow these simple instructions and you could have your kids turning used into re-used! This crafty little project is simple enough for even the youngsters with a little help from mum or dad. Enjoy designing their own home from and early age – their dolls will LOVE it!

What you need:

  • shoe box with lid
  • coloured paper for exterior
  • old magazines (home/interior ones are best) or furniture catalogues
  • glue
  • scissors
  • decorative stickers (optional)

Number of players:


This activity is not only great for parents but kids will have a great time decorating and designing their own home.

Step 1. Gather your supplies

Step 2. This one is for the parents.
Cut out prints of furniture, bookshelves and other home pictures to decorate the inside of the box. Cut out pictures of greenery and trees for the outside of box as a garden. Cut a door and windows from the lid of the shoe box.

Step 3. This is the kids bit!
Cover the outside of the shoe box with some coloured paper.

Step 4. Decorate with stickers and paste a garden on the outside. Decorate the inside of the house with some paintings, maybe a fire place and any other designs your parents cut out for you.

Crafted by My Poppet.

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