Collection: Playhouses Ireland

Best Kids Playhouses for 2021

If your kids are anything like mine then you know what a struggle it is to pry them away from their screens. 


What with the draw of social media, gaming, streaming and a whole online world’s worth of other distractions it is a very good idea to balance their free-time with good old traditional play.

With more and more of us at home at the moment, a playhouse is a great way to allow your children to enjoy hours of active fun in a safe and controlled space.

So, let’s take a look at some potential first houses for your little ones!

TOYZ Happy Playhouse

Material: Polypropylene |Size: L 130cm W 115cm L109cm Location: Indoor/Outdoor |Age range: 2+ years

A delightfully colourful, bright playhouse that will provide hours of play for your little ones.

This playhouse has two windows with fully functioning shutters along with an opening door.

The open design allows a clear view inside the house from all four sides so you can keep an eye on the occupants!

Pros
• Bright colours
• Opening shutters and doors
• Easy to view inside from all angles

Cons
• No built in floor

Smoby Pretty House


Material: Plastic |Size: L 98cm W 110cm H127cm Location: Indoor/Outdoor |Age range: 2 + years

Spacious playhouse that can be used inside or out – a proper little cottage for the kids!

This is a lovely little house with pretty butterflies and a small cat embossed into the outside wall.

It has two slat windows as well as two sliding ones and is a super space for children aged two and up.

Pros
• Large interior
• UV restsiatnt plastic
• Nice details on side walls

Cons
• Walls are quite thin

SMOBY Kids playhouse and kitchen


Material: Plastic |Size: L 217cm W 155cm H172cm Location: Outdoor |Age range 3-15 years

This is quite the property – featuring a main house, kitchen, breakfast bar and even a secret passageway!

This house has six windows, a table, a removable picnic area and even an electric doorbell to announce the arrival of visitors.

The little kitchen comes with various plastic culinary accessories such as plates, a
stew pot and sausages.

Tough and durable, this playhouse is designed to be left outside all year round.

Pros
• Kitchen with accessories
• Doorbell
• Secret passageway

Cons
• Pricey
• Recommended for use under adult supervision only

Floving Kids Chocolate playhouse


Material: Cloth |Size: L 100cm W 70cm H 107cm Location: Indoor/Outdoor |Age range: 6 months +

An easily carried cloth playhouse ideal to take to parties, parks and then back to the garden.

This lightweight tent has a waterproof base making it ideal for outdoor use if the grass is a little damp.

Weighing less than a kilo and coming with a handy travel bag it is perfect for days out with the kids.

Pros
• Very easy to transport
• Travel bag included
• Competitively priced

Cons
• Very light
• Not very durable

RICCO Kids Eva playhouse


Material: EVA Foam |Size: L 87cm W 79cm H101cm Location: Indoor |Age range: 2 + years

Brightly coloured playhouse made from pre-cut foam parts that will give hours of assembling fun.

The innovative design of this playhouse encourages kids to build their house themselves. The foam pieces slot together to create a wonderful, tunnel like construction.

Best of all, when it’s time to disable, the pieces all fit together in a handy box for easy storage.

Pros
• Kids build it themselves
• Brightly coloured
• Easy storage

Cons
• No seating
• No closable doors or windows

Little Tom Playhouse


Material: Plastic |Size: L 104cm W 95cm H118cm Location: Indoor/Outdoor |Age range: 12 months - 4 years

A sweet looking, traditional product with a picnic table and two chairs that can sit inside or outside the playhouse.

This house comes in a neutral beige colour with a red roof, suitable for both boys and girls.

It has a spacious interior which can accommodate up to three children is a perfect place for a birthday or a tea party.

Pros
• Picnic table and chairs included
• Spacious
• Easy to clean

Cons
• Welcome sticker above door is quite easy to pull off with little fingers!

POP it UP Fire station


Material: Polyester |Size: L 90cm W 90cm H90cm Location: Indoor/Outdoor |Age range: 3 + years

A wonderful little tent that is printed to resemble a fire station – a perfect place to pretend to be Fireman Sam!

This is a great little spot for your aspiring firefighters to let their imaginations run wild. It has a roadmap floor print that allows them to plan their route to the emergency and the outer walls have brightly coloured pictures of uniforms and hoses.

Designed for use inside – although it would be fine in a sunny garden.

Pros
• Fireman theme
• Easy to put up
• Very light

Cons
• No windows

KIDCRAFT 419 Cottage


Material: Wood, plastic & metal |Size: L 134cm W 137cm H145cm Location: Outdoor |Age range: 36 months - 8 years

A solid wooden construction that will last for years.

This robust playhouse is an ideal way to keep the kids busy all day in their own little restaurant.

It features large serving windows and a café-style canopy, along with two chalk boards to display your menu to your guests.

Pros
• Robust construction
• Lots of features
• Solid, rainproof roof

Cons
• Heavy
• Long assembly time

BACKYARD Discovery


Material: Wood |Size: L 99cm W 199cm H140cm Location: Outdoor |Age range: 24 months - 10 years

A great looking wooden playhouse with wide windows and a pretty half door.
This playhouse features flower pot holders on the front along with a snack window and a lots of play accessories.

Inside you will find a sink, a cordless phone and a stove for when you’re entertaining!

Pros
• Lots of internal features
• Tough and durable
• Great looking

Cons
• Heavy

AXI ROBIN Backyard cottage


Material: Wood |Size: L 264cm W 177cm H203cm Location: Indoor/Outdoor |Age range: 24 months +

A magical wooden fairy cottage with its very own slide.

This quirky little playhouse has an unusual looking door and sloping windows, making it the perfect place to re-enact you favourite fairy-tale.

It has little steps leading up to its very own slide and a porch area to watch the world go by.

Pros
• Slide
• Striking magical look
• Sturdy construction

Cons
• Long assembly time



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