Boys would play with cars and action figures while girls would play with dolls and teddy bears.
Television was watched less often by kids because there wasn't as many children's programmes as are now available and those kids played with their toy forts or rearranged their dolls house furniture.
Children would use their imaginations and make believe that they were characters from their favourite TV programmes or books and a lot of the playing would take place healthily outside and not in the house.
If you don't want your daughter to become a computer addict from an early age, try to relive the magical moments of your childhood while she is still young.
Buy her a dolls house, miniature family and furniture in order to stimulate her imagination and offer her an unforgettable experience.
When it comes to dolls houses, the furnishings must always be taken into consideration.
Just like our own houses, they cannot become homes without having furniture and without giving them a personal touch.
No little girl will be satisfied with a miniature dolls world without the accessories for make believe.
Dolls house furniture comes in a variety of shapes and sizes and it is made in such a way as to resemble real furniture but on a smaller scale.
It is amazing to observe how complex the designs are and how much attention is given to details by craftsmen.
Dolls house construction is a true art which requires time and dedication.
If you are looking for some dolls house furniture for your child, you can choose from a wide range of designs - from wooden furniture pieces to pieces made of plastic.
The process of choosing furniture for your dolls home is almost as difficult as the one of choosing furniture for your own house there is so much choice.
An easy way to choose furniture pieces is to buy them in sets.
These sets contain everything a doll needs in order to be comfortable: bedroom sets, kitchen sets, living-room sets etc.
- from beds and bathtubs to plates and teacups.
You can equip your daughter or granddaughter's dolls house exactly as you would equip your own home.
This will make it more real and full of life and the joy of your precious little girl will be unmeasured and rewarding.
Playing with dolls house furniture can be a way of letting your daughter's artistic side run wild.
The miniature furnishings can help your child learn how to place furniture around the house and how to organize her space.
The fact that technology and computers have taken control over our lives doesn't mean that you must limit the ways in which your child can play.
Even if educational computer games and gaming consoles can help in your child's development, you can still stimulate her imagination using more traditional ways.
And what better way to do it than playing with dolls? Your child as well as you will always find joy in dolls houses and in their furniture and accessories.
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There you can find examples of purchasable items and a detailed view on the wonderful world of dolls' house dolls that were once so familiar to us.