What to Read Wednesday: Medical Books for Kids

Reading books about medical situations helps prepare kids for what to expect, whether they are a patient themselves or a visitor when a family member is ill or injured. These books help open up discussions about difficult topics and ease kids' minds with foreknowledge of the environment surrounding a hospital, clinic, or examination room.

The Best Medical Books for Kids

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Hospitals and even the doctor’s office can be scary places for anyone, especially children. Not to mention the dentist…

Reading books about medical situations helps prepare kids for what to expect, whether they are a patient themselves or a visitor when a family member is ill or injured. These books help open up discussions about difficult topics and ease kids’ minds with foreknowledge of the environment surrounding a hospital, clinic, or examination room.

Some facilities will even allow you to come for a tour or field trip. Our homeschool group has visited a dentist, veterinarian, and eye doctor, as well as a children’s hospital and nursing home. These experiences have been great for preparing our kids for life.

You may have a budding health care provider on your hands once your kids discover the wonderful work these community helpers provide!

Happy reading!









Our favorite medical books for kids

Reading books about medical situations helps prepare kids for what to expect, whether they are a patient themselves or a visitor when a family member is ill or injured. These books help open up discussions about difficult topics and ease kids' minds with foreknowledge of the environment surrounding a hospital, clinic, or examination room.

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And now for the link up!

What to Read Wednesday Blog Link-Up

Our hosts will still share a themed selection of our favorite books each week.

By linking up you agree that if your blog post is selected to be featured on any of our hosts’ blogs that we can use an image from your post with a link back to your post.

This list has our book themes, but you don’t have to stick to that to link up–any family-friendly posts are welcome. So, come on! Join in the fun!

If you’d like to join us as a co-host for What to Read Wednesday, please contact Anne.

What to Read Wednesday is hosted on these fabulous blogs:

Anne at Learning Table Natural Parent Guide

Crystal at Castle View Academy 

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Comments (3)

  1. Lisa/Syncopated Mama

    I hope your first full week of November is a great one!

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    1. Anne Campbell (Post author)

      Yours, too, Lisa!

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  2. Mother of 3

    Such cute books! I always loved the Curious George one; I remember seeing a movie of it too when I was little.

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