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What is MODplayhouse?

Think outside

the box!

MODplayhouse believes that every child has a story to tell, and that no two stories are the same. By offering quality toys that foster open-ended creative play, we hope to inspire children to create and tell their very own stories. Create + build+ play.

 

Creative Play

composed of standardized units or sections for easy construction or flexible arrangement

MODULAR

adjective  mod·u·lar  \ ˈmä-jə-lər \

We offer a variety of toys made from solid wood and eco-friendly materials, from cars and canoes to camping kits and building kits. Our toys are for girls and boys, and will a accommodate a variety of dolls, dinosaurs, monsters, superheroes, fairies, unicorns animals and action figures. Our building kits can be a house, cafe, store or art gallery. We provide the tools- your child gets to create the story.  Whatever that story might be. And every play time they get to create all over again.

Our modular design allows for our kits and toys to pack flat for easy shipping, storage, and travel. 

  • Our tents and roof panels are hinged with a stretch cord so they fold up flat.

  • Our boat masts, tent panels, and sails are removable for easy shipping, storage, and cleaning.

  • Our camping kits and building kits come in a drawstring tote bag so you can take it to Grandma's house, to the cabin, in the car, or next door to your friend Billy or Jane's house...get the idea? Pack and go!

Eco-Friendly Materials

Our materials were selected specifically for their quality, durability  and because they are safe for your children and kind to the environment.

Our eco-friendly panels are made of recycled paper! Really, paper?  Yes!  Our composite panels are made from recycled paper sheets that are soaked in an eco-friendly resin and pressed into panels. The paper used is 65% FSC®-certified or recycled paper content.  FSC certification ensures that products come from well-managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits. Our panels are 1/4" thick, extremely durable and harder than wood. Unlike wood, these panels are weather and water resistant and will not expand or contract with temperature changes. 

Is the color painted on? No, the color is integrated into the panel when it is made.  Custom colors were selected and printed onto the top layer of paper with food safe dyes and then compressed into the panel, which makes them  both durable and safe. 

Our roofs, floors, posts, cars, boats and canoes are all made from locally sourced solid knotty alder and are hand rubbed with our own handmade all natural beeswax and food grade oil finish.