DIY Medical Play Prep: Pre-Op medical play for an 8 year old before surgery is discussed. The purpose is to increase familiarization, education, communication, correct misconceptions, develop a sense of mastery, and learn coping skills.
I love the simplicity of this & believe that it is an activity for all developmental stages and adults. Adults can make or help little ones. It can be an individual activity or group, and can be used for distraction, comfort, stimulation, tracking, and props for singing, rhymes, finger games & books. It offers opportunities for: fun, parent involvement/support, peer interaction, choice, and conversation
Make a Pretend Play Hospital at Home! | See how I transformed my daughter's bedroom in a pretend play hospital! Setting up dramatic play scenes can be easily done with everyday materials at home. The perfect instant kid activity! | Little Worlds Big Adventures