Dollhouse family brings aliveness into an ordinary wooden dollhouse. Having a dollhouse family is the most important and in fact most overlooked aspect of dollhouse making. Every dollhouse in incomplete without a set of inhabitants, it's almost akin to a real life situation. A home is a place where family stays, else it's merely an edifice of bricks and mortar. Likely a dollhouse is just another centerpiece, but dollhouse residents instill life in a dollhouse and reflect a sense of movement.
The selection of family can be based on preferences, age and likings of the dollhouse holder. For a children's doll house, dolls are a must. Dolls are child's best companions. In fact the child learns life's most important lessons while playing with the dolls. Take care that the dolls are sturdier and ensure long hours of play. There is no point buying expensive collectible dolls for children, as they are fragile and tend to break easily. Dolls should be considerably large so as to avoid any choking. Set them free with the dollhouse residents and see their imagination brew. Remember that a children's dollhouse is meant for playing and not for collection.
You can also make dolls at home with cloth etc. Many online sites give guidelines on making dolls at home. Involve your children along and let them be a part of making their own dollhouse family.