Melissa & Doug Toy Spotlight Get Well Doctor Activity Center

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Toy Spotlight: Get Well Doctor Activity Center

March 30, 2023

It’s National Doctor’s Day on March 30…celebrate STAT! We’ve got the remedy for your kids’ pretend play needs!

With realistic features, attention to details, and high-quality materials, the Get Well Doctor Activity Center can entertain kids for hours as they engage in pretend play as a doctor, nurse, or patient.

This medical play center for kids not only provides an immersive and educational experience, but it also offers opportunities for children to explore any fears or uncertainties they have about going to the doctor’s office.

Unfamiliar faces and places can be stressful for a child, putting them in a situation in which they feel powerless. But kids can flip that power through play as they become the person in charge making the decisions, knowing what to expect next, and expressing themselves in a way that’s comfortable and familiar. And they’ll be having fun while doing it!

Melissa & Doug Toy Spotlight Get Well Activity Doctor Center

Play Basics: This multi-sided doctor’s office play set for toddlers and kids has everything little ones need to role play visits to the doctor.

Why Kids Will Love The Get Well Doctor Activity Center: The Doctor Activity Center for kids is packed with exciting features just waiting to be explored! Children can immerse themselves in this multi-sided doctor’s office play set as they pretend they’re the doctor, nurse, patient, or even the receptionist. The activity center includes different seating areas where kids can sit or put their feet up, charts and x-rays to organize, a pretend sink for hand-washing, a reception area where they can pay using the realistic-looking card reader, and more exciting accessories that are perfect for pretend play. Little doctors can enhance their storytelling even more by adding the Doctor Role Play Costume Set.

Why Parents Will Love The Get Well Doctor Activity Center:

    • Easy to assemble with easy-to-follow directions (there’s a video too!)

    • Sturdy, well-constructed play set made of high-quality materials

    • Designed with play areas around the entire structure so there’s room to engage several children at a time

    • Can be used in new and different ways as a child grows, easily adapting to their latest stage of development

    • Plenty of storage within the play space for easy clean up

    • Naturally helps reduce fear and anxiety about going to the doctor’s office as children become familiar with the process through pretend play 

Playful Details: The doctor activity play set is packed with different spaces and accessories that can engage kids in endless ways. The waiting area includes a seat, clock with movable hands, and adorable changeable artwork. Kids can sign in and check out with the credit card reader with sound effects, fill out a reusable patient file, and role play as the receptionist taking appointments with the wooden play phone. Little doctors and nurses can wash up in the play sink, display X-rays, monitor their patient’s blood pressure, record height and weight, and go over the eye chart. These are just some of the fun features included in the Get Well Doctor Activity Center.

Age: 3+ years

Skills at Play: With so many pretend play opportunities, you could say that this medical play station is practically a one-stop shop for kids to develop and practice a wide range of skills:

  • Communication & Vocabulary
  • Problem Solving & Cooperation
  • Builds Confidence
  • Emotional Development
  • Encourages empathetic play and nurturing
  • Sparks imagination and creativity
How to Get the Playing Started
  • Volunteer to be your child’s first patient and guide them along with prompts such as “I need a bandage”, “Will you listen to my heart?”, and “What is this for?”
  • Add some familiar household basics such as band-aids, cotton balls, gauze, or ice packs
  • Provide some of your child’s stuffed animals or dolls as patients
  • As their patient, let them know you are feeling a little scared and ask them to help calm your fears
  • Read a children’s book about doctors, nurses, or medical experiences and then role play some of the events in the story
The Buzz

Perfect Doctor Play Station “We love this. We put all the doctor play sets in it. My 2- and 3-year-old have been playing with it every day. As usual Melissa & Doug’s quality is supreme.” —From a 5-star online review.

Has Everything My Kids Could Want “WOW WOW WOW!!!! My 4-year-old wants to be a doctor when she grows up, and when we found this we couldn’t believe it existed! This has everything from a waiting area and patient card to fill out, to space for all the doctor tools and more to a patient screening area with charts and tools. You won’t be disappointed if you have a little one that loves to play doctor. We also supplemented this with the Melissa & Doug doctor kit with tons of pieces including X-rays and magnetic body parts. It was a huge hit at the party and all the kids played with the many features it includes. Happy with this purchase!” 
—From a 5-star online review

Melissa & Doug Toy Spotlight Get Well Doctor Activity Center

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