Thursday, July 2, 2009

Animal Hospital






Oh, our poor stuffed animals have been feeling quite unwell this afternoon, and several required hours at the hospital. Fortunately, Dr. Emily is an excellent doctor and she made them all feel better!

Once I gathered up some supplies from around the house, Emily became immersed in her own imaginary world. We used one of Mark's old dress shirts for a lab coat, a play doctor's kit, some stuffed animals, some bandages, a flashlight, a pill bottle filled with dried beans, some pillows, and blankets. Emily loved using a small notepad and pencil for prescriptions.

13 comments:

MaryAnne said...

Fun! I love the dress shirt as lab coat idea :)

Sherry said...

I love seeing kids play like this! :)

Ivy said...

My kids never seem to want to play like this on their own. I love how intent she looks.

Mama King said...

Paging Dr. Emily! Your stuffed animals must be feeling 100% better after such excellent care. Great photo essay!

Night Owl Mama said...

OMGosh is that too cute. YOu dd has a wonderful imagination

thanks for stopping at my blog I so appreciate your comments and taking the time to vote for my essay Yes only 1 vote per person they have some computer tracking software :(
Not sure how I can get 600 more votes but I'm praying 1 day at a time

Valerie said...

@ Ivy -- I wasn't sure if she would be all that into it, but it seemed like she loved the real bandages (that came from the dollar store), and pretty soon she was busy writing prescriptions, giving medicine, checking heartbeats, etc. One elephant had a bad cough, so she gave him more bandages. Lol The treatment didn't always fit quite right, but it was cute!

Valerie said...

@ Night Owl Mama -- Hmmm... now to find 600 more computers.... ;-)

Stephanie Griffith said...

So cute! I love the lab coat too! Good thinking Mama!

My girls like playing this too. Their 'cures' crack me up. "Polka Dot Baby is sick. She needs to go to bed and eat a big bowl of candy." Sure. That should help. :)

Valerie said...

@ Stephanie -- Oh my, that is so funny!!

Ally said...

So cute, you can tell she really enjoys using her imagination!

Michie said...

My daughter might enjoy this. As we speak she's playing "Animal Shelter" again with my best friend. We bought her a toy bag/carrier today so she'd stop lugging our big real one through the house with her stuffed cats in it.

Valerie said...

@ Michie -- Animal Shelter...that is so cute! I love what kids come up with. They just turn everything into a game, don't they?

Anonymous said...

It is very interesting for me to read that blog. Thanks for it. I like such topics and everything that is connected to this matter. I definitely want to read more soon.

Related Posts with Thumbnails