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!
Our favorite medical books for kids
- Doctor De Soto
- Teddy Bear Doctor: A Let’s Make & Play Book: Be a Vet & Fix the Boo-Boos of Your Favorite Stuffed Animals
- Elliot’s Emergency (An Elliot Moose Story)
- Going to the Hospital sticker book (Usborne First Experiences)
- Biscuit Visits the Doctor
- Corduroy Goes to the Doctor
- Little Critter: My Trip to the Hospital
- Franklin Goes to the Hospital
- Curious George Goes to the Hospital
- Doctor Maisy
- The Berenstain Bears Go to the Doctor
- The Berenstain Bears: Hospital Friends
- Just Going to the Dentist (Little Critter)
- The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist
- Exploring the History of Medicine
- Human Anatomy Coloring Book (Dover Children’s Science Books)
- Going to the Hospital (Mr. Rogers)
- DK Readers: Animal Hospital (Level 2: Beginning to Read Alone)
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