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What To Look For When Getting A Barbie Dollhouse

Mar 21, 2008
Everyone needs a home even if this is just for the doll. This is a better place to put the toy after playing with it so this can easily be picked up when the little girl wants to get it again.

Two of the major dolls fighting for the hearts of little girls these days in the market are Barbie and Bratz. Barbie has been in the business for a long time, which is considered to be a household name while Bratz is a newcomer giving Barbie a run for the money.

Given the demands of the market, both companies introduced the dollhouse as part of the inventory. There is a height difference in both so Barbie will not be able to fit in the Bratz dollhouse even if the person is able to find one at a much cheaper price.

The parents may try to build one but it is very different compared to the one made by the manufacturer. This is because of the stickers and detail that goes with it and the accessories such as the dressers, bed, car or van that is exclusively made just for Barbie.

Currently, Barbie has more models compared to Bratz in terms of dollhouses. Barbie has a single to a three-story unit while Bratz just has a small room for the doll to stay in. The price for a single unit will fetch for $25 while the bigger one will go close to $100.

The Barbie dollhouse is not just made of pictures on the wall. Some accessories can be hooked so that a cabinet can hold the clothes, a dresser can have a small make up set for Barbie to use.

The three story even has a staircase and an elevator so the little girl can make Barbie go up or down. These accessories however do not come with the dollhouse. These are sold separately so the parents can always add something new every month.

The Barbie dollhouse can easily be found in the toy store. This place may not have all the existing models so the customer can ask the sales clerk to see a brochure. If there is none available, perhaps looking in the Internet will be helpful.

The price difference online or in the store are not that far apart. It will be a good idea though to get it from the web only if this is not available in the toy store.

Dolls are usually the first toys ever given to a baby girl and the next best thing to that are stuffed animals. Differentiation and identification are some of the things the child will develop later on. The best way to enhance this will be to get something that is interchangeable such as a Barbie doll.

Barbie is a household name not only in the United States but also in other countries. Aside from the different outfits, shoes and other accessories can be purchased. During playtime, the child will probably want to let the doll sleep in its own house.

The parents can make one that will look crude and primitive or choose to get one that can also be purchased from the store. The Barbie dollhouse comes in bright colors and designs.

There are different models to choose from the single floor unit to one that is three stories. The single unit has a bedroom, small kitchen and a bathroom. Given that that the three-story model has more space, the kid should not be surprised to have the same thing as well as a small gym and a garage on the ground floor.

If the individual wants to change anything in the dollhouse, the kid will have to get other accessories that are sold separately such as the car and a small exercise machine for Barbie to workout in.

The Barbie dollhouse is not that hard to find. The customer can check these out at the toy store or in the company website. A single unit will cost about $29 while the bigger one such as the three-story model will fetch for $93 and up.

Though other toy companies may also offer dollhouses, these may not be able to fit Barbie when the doll is standing upright. In order to make the child happy, it will be a good idea to let the girl select which model to get for Barbie.

The price difference online or in the retail store are not that far apart. Customers who choose to buy over the web will have to add shipping and handling and tax to the cost, which means the person, could pay a little more.

This may hurt a little but if the one the daughter wants is no longer in the display shelf of the store, then this is probably what the person should do. It will probably be the best thing to brighten up the kid's eyes this Christmas.
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