This is one of the best ideas out there. Check out this awesome interactive play rug. Not only does it have a fun pattern, it's 3-dimensional - a dollhouse with all of the furnishings and minus the walls.
Can you imagine how many hours of fun your child will have with one of these? Add your own toy props to change things up. Each rug is made of 100% polypropylene and anti-static and anti-stain. So far we've only found these Interactive Play Rugs at Australian retailers. Anyone seen these in the U.S.?