Not Your Grandma’s Dollhouse


gg-prettyThere’s a pretty big gap between the dollhouse and an erector set. Roominate has sought to bridge that gap with their wired dollhouse concept. Simple circuits for lights and motors combined with clip together walls allow you to build all kinds of functional play environments. Do your action heroes need a functional elevator shaft for their base? No problem. Want to create a lit stage for some stop-motion animation, easy job. The award winning kit is a fantastic entry point into circuits and creative toy building.

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