Awesome Eco-friendly Dollhouses

Ecofriendly dollhouse

Surprise, my 3-year old daughter is a big fan of Frozen! We started looking at Christmas gifts for her and thought about a dollhouse. I wanted to find an alternative to the sleek and colourful Frozen dollhouse. So, that began my search for an eco-friendly dollhouse.

I wanted to find an alternative to a convenient and cheap plastic toy. I searched through a number of the eco-friendly toy brands that we are familiar with to see what they had to offer. A bit to my surprise, there were several eco-friendly dollhouses on the market.

There are always common characteristics of eco-friendly toys. The most obvious one in the eco-friendly dollhouse category is that they are primarily made from wood. Another feature is that they use very little paint. When they do have colour, the companies are very particular about the paints they use. They make sure the paints are non-toxic and child-friendly.

The following is a list of some of our favourite eco-friendly dollhouses in no particular order. I hope you like it:

Some of our Favourite Eco-Friendly Dollhouses

1. All Seasons by Hape

Hape makes great toys, and this eco-friendly dollhouse is no exception. The All Seasons dollhouse is big, sturdy and entertaining. It has six rooms on three stories and comes fully furnished, painted and decorated.

All Seasons by Hape Eco-friendly dollhouse

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2. The Green Dollhouse by Plan Toys

The Green dollhouse by Plan Toys is one of my favourites. It looks like a postmodernist architect designed it. It has a very minimalistic and clean design. Best of all, it features a solar panel, a wind generator, and recycle bins. Plan Toys is characterized by being an energy-conscious company manufacturing their products with the 3 R’s in mind: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. This toy is made with recycled rubberwood and dyed mostly with soy.  If your children don’t have fun with it, you probably will.

The Green Dollhouse by PlanToys Eco-friendly

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3. Terrace Dollhouse by Plan Toys

From the same manufacturer of The Green House, the Terrace Dollhouse has a more classic style. It has three stories and very nice colourful doors and windows. The design features a staircase and a nice terrace. Below the terrace, there is a space where your children can park their toy cars. It doesn’t include any furniture, so you’ll have to buy it separately.

Terrace Dollhouse by PlanToys Eco-friendly

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4. Modern Wooden Dollhouse by Wishwood

Wishwood’s design for this dollhouse looks definitely modern, minimalistic and gender-neutral. This dollhouse is simple, sturdy and not pricey at all. It is perfect for a gift if you’re not sure whether your child will like playing with a dollhouse.

Modern Wooden Dollhouse by Wishwood Eco-friendly

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5. Bamboo Sunshine by Hape

Bamboo is a grass that can grow as fast as 35 inches per day, making it one of the best sustainable materials to build anything. It is used as a material in real houses as well as dollhouses. Hape builds Bamboo Sunshine with birch plywood walls and bamboo floors. I love the simple design of this house, and it features solar panels and LED lights. The set includes furniture and decorations.

Bamboo Sunshine by Hape Eco-friendly dollhouse

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6. European Wooden dollhouse by Bella Luna

This European Wooden dollhouse is a beautiful work of carpentry. Made in Poland, this dollhouse is perfect for your children to use their creativity. They have the opportunity to decorate and furnish the dollhouse as they desire. The dollhouse is made with Alderwood making it very durable. This house is a bit on the expensive side. Click on the link below, and you’ll see what we’re talking about.

Bamboo Sunshine by Hape environmentally friendly dollhouse

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7. Our Maine Dollhouse by Elves & Angels

This is a big, solid and sturdy dollhouse with a classic design. The Maine dollhouse features nine rooms on two stories with all the furniture included. You can choose from Pinewood to Hardwood for the fabrication, with a price, of course. And talking about price, this dollhouse is on the expensive side. But if you want something to pass down to your great-grandchildren, this is a good option.

Our Maine Dollhouse by Elves & Angels environmentally friendly

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8. Classic Dollhouse by ChildCraft

This dollhouse is made entirely out of birch wood. The Classic dollhouse is a sturdy toy, ready to be personalized by your child. It is a little pricey but is also big and heavy. Your child will enjoy it for years.

Classic DollHouse by ChildCraft Eco-friendly

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9. Majesty by Kubi Dubi

Kubi Dubi is a Russian toy manufacturing company committed to the environment. Majesty, from Kubi Dubi, is an eco-friendly dollhouse made with different woods such as oak and linden. Kubi Dubi uses sustainable materials and state-of-the-art equipment to create toys that are safe for children. They do not use paints, resins or chemicals in their manufacturing. This dollhouse does not come preassembled.

Majesty by Kubi Dubi Eco-friendly dollhouse

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10. Fold & Go by Melissa & Doug

This portable, fully assembled dollhouse is made of wood. The Fold & Go is highly detailed and has fully functioning doors, stairs, and windows. The set includes 11 pieces of wooden furniture and two wooden dolls. If your child wants to play somewhere else, they have to close the house and take it with them!

Fold & Go by Melissa & Doug Eco-friendly dollhouse

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11. House Play Set by Green Toys

Ok, yes…. it is plastic.  But, Green Toys is a company that is committed to sustainability. Their products are manufactured from 100% recycled materials at US-based plants. This house comes with all the furniture, two bear dolls and a car. This is an interesting alternative to wood-based dollhouses.

House Play Set by Green Toys recycled plastic

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12. Barbie Wooden Dollhouse by Ecotoki

Ecotoki built this gorgeous wooden dollhouse to fit Barbie dolls. It is made out of high-quality plywood and coloured with safe acrylic paint. It also comes furnished and with working lights. When you purchase this dollhouse, you won’t need to buy any other accessories.

Barbie Wooden Dollhouse by Ecotoki environmentally friendly

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13. Wooden Doll Tiny House Princess Castle by Papaslon

This tiny house is a simple yet cute castle that consists of 5 modules of birch plywood. It is easy to assemble. This house can be disassembled quickly for storage. Papaslon offers many other styles of dollhouses that you can mix and match to create an amazing town.

Wooden Doll Tiny House Princess Castle by Papaslon Eco-friendly dollhouse

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Do you have any of these eco-friendly dollhouses? Are you aware of some other dollhouses that should be on our list? We’d love to hear about it in the comments.

About Andrew wahba 30 Articles
Andrew is the founder of Ecoripples. He has completed a Masters of Environmental Studies from York University in Canada focusing on Business and Sustainability.  He has a strong interest in connecting people of like mind and supporting great sustainable ideas.

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  1. Although this article was written less than a year ago, we recognize that there are a couple of broken links. We continue to update the links and are in the process of writing a new article featuring more eco-friendly dollhouses. If you have any suggestions of dollhouses we should include, please comment below! thanks

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