Parents' Guide to

Tiny House Nation

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Tiny-home-building reality show has eco-friendly message.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 2+

I really like the show I just wanted to suggest something. Volume 2 episode 4, they wanted a very big tv. Should have done a projector with white board that comes down from the ceiling. Your welcome
age 8+

Growing up

I love this this show! However they don't seem to think of aging. They put laters in older peoples houses. They won't be able to climb then as they get older. Same for children. I just watched an episode with an 11 and 1 yr old with this great tree house loft to connect the rooms. However in 2 yrs the 1 girl will not be interested in climbing to her sisters room. I love tiny houses I just wish they would think long term . I want to build a tiny house and growing up is my biggest concern

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (1 ):

The show explores the tiny house "movement," which involves a commitment to green living in small spaces with some inventiveness and a willingness to let go of most material goods. Meanwhile, the hosts show how good design, creative thinking, and, when possible, repurposing are central to making the most of every square inch of space without making a home feel constrictively small.

Tips on how to make the most of any space, including using lots of natural light, specific paint colors, and items that serve multiple purposes, are useful regardless of the size of your home. But the message this show sends about how little space and few possessions we really need to live comfortable lives is a positive one.

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