PreK Props for Make-Believe Play – Doctor/Hospital
This set comes with a toy ‘shot’, thermometer — and so much more.
What role carries and uses a stethoscope? Children can make one of their own with plastic tubing, cardboard and other recycled materials too!
Maybe some of your families will have extra newborn diapers they can share with you — taking care of babies is important play, and you’ll definitely need diapers for your dolls!
This is a high quality doctor’s kit that has everything your doctors will need.
These tops are the “real thing” and are extremely affordable and available in lots of colors. Just make sure to order XXS so they fit the children in your class.
White fabric you can purchase by the yard. Great for making bibs, diapers or bandages for your hospital.
This multipurpose tubing can be used to create props throughout the medical theme…and other themes too! Can you set up an IV stand?
Plastic baby dolls are essential for the hospital theme so they can be bathed in the nursery!
This classic eye chart is useful on the wall for “setting the stage”for the optometrist
Children can make their own glasses out of pipe cleaners or cardboard as an alternative to purchasing glasses — but fun to have different frames to ‘try on’ at the eye doctor’s!
How official would it feel to flip this open to ‘write a prescription’ on a pad of paper inside? What can you do to create a prescription pad?
If you have a wooden dollhouse this type of set can encourage students to use it to create a hospital in a small scale
Calling the veterinarian’s office to see if they have an appointment – or answering the phone as the receptionist? Here’s a great smartphone with keys for their ride home.
X-ray technicians can look at real x-rays as they determine whether the bone is broken and a cast or ace bandage is needed!
Stretchy self-sticking gauze for pet’s broken legs, or for creating all kinds of mummies in the K study of ancient Egypt!
Lab coat role prop for doctors… and later for vets — and what other roles in your play themes might be able to wear this? What about the pharmacist?
Scrub sets for the emergency room and hospital play… that can be recycled and used again in the pet/vet theme!
Medicine bottles for the pharmacy… could different colored tissue paper ‘balls’ be medicine? Small manipulatives? Add in eye droppers, food coloring and water?
“Old School” toy doctor bag for all your doctor’s tools . . .