Visiting the Doctor
Tag along with Grover as he goes for his checkup.
- Watch the video together, then talk about what happened at Grover’s check-up and what kids can expect at their own check-ups.
- Together, role-play a check-up using a stuffed animal. Take turns being the doctor or nurse!
Visiting the Doctor: Helping Kids Grow Up Strong & Healthy
Preparation and communication help you get the best care for your child at every medical visit.
Connecting & Communicating
Communication and connection with families is key to building a strong, effective healthy team.
Elmo and Abby’s Check-up Play Date
Pretend play can help children “rehearse” situations that may frighten them.
Communicating at Doctor’s Visits
Good communication leads to good care for your child.
Good communication amongst family, healthcare providers, and children leads to trusting relationships and inspires healthy habits…and well-child visits are a great time to communicate!
Hooray for Healthy Teams
A child’s healthy team includes parents, extended family and caregivers, teachers, doctors, nurses, ...and themselves!
Your Healthy Team
When healthy teams work together, kids win!