Calico Critters from Mastermind Toys

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Calico Critters are just the cutest little animal friends ever! Teeny, tiny, soft and fuzzy, they’re the most loveable creatures this side of Cloverleaf Corners. Calico Critters are small animals (parents are about 3″ tall, brothers and sisters are 2-1/4″ tall, twins are only 1-1/4″ tall) with moveable limbs and turning heads. They’re perfect for imaginary play!

One of my daughter’s favourite gifts this Christmas was her Calico Critters Townhouse with lights and the two animal families she got. The Townhouse comes almost completely assembled all we had to do was pop in the lights and attach the staircase. Furniture was not included so we needed to get some of that  but she loves it. It is perfect height for her at 5 years old. The plastic house is tough and durable and cleans up nicely when wiped. 

The Calico Critter families are adorable.  Each has a mom dad and two children. She got two families and they fit perfectly in the townhouse. Hours and hours of imaginative fun! 

calico townhouse


There is lots of room for Calico Critter families to live and play in this charming Townhome! The downstairs has 2 large rooms, with an expandable floor to create even more space. The upstairs also has 2 large rooms, one of which has a clever room divider, so you can create 2 smaller rooms out of one large one! There’s even an outdoor balcony on the second floor! The movable staircase can be positioned in different areas of the home, and with the flick of a switch, 2 overhead lights shine a warm glow into the rooms. This Townhome opens and closes, for easy decorating and play! Your Calico Critters family will feel right at home in this beautiful Townhome!

Characters and furniture not included.

Measures approximately 15″ long x 14″ wide x 14″ high (when closed).

Requires 2 AA batteries (NOT INCLUDED). $99.95

The lights flick on and off with ease and add that extra element of real life play. The staircase can be moved around to suit DD’s mood as well. All the doors and windows swing open and shut . A family of four critters is $24.95 and there are lots to choose from. Along with the families you can get other accessories such as furniture, Tree-house,  lodge, shop , bakery, car, carry case and more.  This is a fantastic gift as you can keep adding to the set. I love when my children can play and use their imaginations. 

You can find this fabulous set at Mastermind Toys online and in store. 

These sets are suitable for ages 3 and older.  The Calico Critter families are all different animals with different clothing options so you can pick and choose for your child. They also have their own story and each has a name 🙂 Lots of fun! 



Do your children like to use their imagination and play house? If so, the Calico Critters collection would be a great affordable option for them. 


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  1. MapleMouseMama says

    This is such a cute little set! I have always loved dolls and dollhouses, but the Calico set is a nice break from the traditional set. Hmmm, my daughter has a birthday coming up… thanks for the great info Kim!

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  2. This is so cool! My daughter would love that! She has such an imagination! She would love to have all the family
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  3. OH. MY. GOSH! I was looking at these when I was in Toronto! My Little One is obsessed!!!

  4. Teresa Claire says

    My daughter had a playhouse when she was little. I think I loved buying accessories more than she did! Saturday mornings we would walk over to Mayfair Mall and shop for new additions. At that time, there were so many accessories available. I absolutely love the Critter Townhouse…is it ok to love dollhouses at 5o??

  5. Oh these are adorable! I love all the different animal sets you can get, those Koala's are my favorite.
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  6. Okay… those things are cute… and my DD6 would lose it if she saw that house… absolutely lose it!
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  7. Cheryl Grandy says

    What a wonderful play set! My daughter would have loved Calico Critters when she was your daughter's age.

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