In search of some gift ideas for a future doctor, nurse or healthcare worker? With a little help from our expert panel of children, we’ve compiled the ultimate list of the best doctor sets for future NHS heroes. Ready to be inspired? From STEM kits and anatomy models to cool biology-themed games, here are our top picks!
Is there a doctor in the house?
This super realistic 25-piece set comes with everything little doctors need to cure their patients! Put on the reusable ID badge, pack your doctor’s bag, and even prepare your own waiting room with the four-page magazine. Use the stethoscope to check hearing and vital signs. Test patients’ blood pressure with the BP cuff, and check ears with the hearing tester. A great way to encourage imaginative role play!
26 fun experiments!
This set makes a brilliant gift for future NHS heroes. Children will enjoy exploring the anatomy of the human body with 26 fun experiments. Examine fingerprints, and find out about what happens to the food we eat. Test lung capacity, and build a working stethoscope. All experiments relate back to the human body systems, including the organs, skeleton, muscles and circulatory system. Comes with clear and accurate illustrations. Next stop, med school!
This one is a fantastic gift for kids who are serious about medicine! The 31-piece educational model stands 4.5 inches tall and features realistically detailed parts, including the brain, skull, heart, lungs, liver and more. All of the pieces can be removed, observed and placed back into the correct positions. Comes with photo-illustrated, step-by-step instructions. Fascinating!
Solve the ultimate puzzle
This 84-piece jigsaw puzzle is a fabulous way to help children develop their understanding of the body. Fit the pieces together and study the images to learn all about bones, organs and different functions. Once the puzzle is assembled, attempt the mission cards. Can you identify the sternum, jaw bone and manubrium? Use the special UV torch to reveal what can’t be seen with the naked eye. A clever, interactive introduction to the inner workings of the human body!
With this cool kit, little medics and scientists can learn about the human body through ten different activities. Examine fingerprints, use a real stethoscope to hear your heart beat, and make a slimy model of blood. The 36-page illustrated activity guide brings these fun science concepts to life with awesome facts and explanations. Grab your lab coat and start experimenting!
Check your vitals!
This 12-inch tall model of a human skeleton features removable squishy organs and representative skeletal, vascular and muscular systems. Want to have a go at playing surgeon? Use the forceps and tweezers to remove twelve different bones and muscles and nine vital organs. A highly original way to find out what makes the human body tick. Fascinating, fun and educational!
An eight-game intro to human biology
This brilliant set, designed for kids aged three to five, comes with eight different body-themed games. Fit the 42 colourful cut-out shapes into matching slots to learn about the senses, emotions and growing up. Pick up the seven discovery cards to learn all kinds of fun facts, and use the special pen and whiteboard to draw the human body. Based on the well-known Montessori method. Hands-on, tactile discovery!