Dave and I are really impressed by her creativity and imagination. I’ve been thinking of getting her a doll house for a while now, long before this “construction” series began. Now, I’m debating on whether getting her a house would be the best thing. I think using her noggin to create all this is just brilliant. On the other hand I don’t want her to do without, which is really silly since she has plenty of toys to play with. I think the best option would be to get her some furniture so she can use it with the houses she creates…right?
One day, not too long ago, I left P at school until 2pm. A family donated a large doll house full of dolls and furniture to her preschool. Staying longer gave her the opportunity to play with the house. Since that day P began building dollhouses out of books at home. She stands her books up and creates rooms so to speak out of various books put together. She’s created small homes and very large and intricate homes that basically take over our entire living room. She takes a blue piece of paper and calls it a pool. She takes small carpet samples in a shade of green and says it’s the back lawn. She’ll use the cut outs of her board books and calls that section a tunnel.