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Activity Tips: Anette Plays Doctor

This simple role playing game can help ease your toddler's fears about visiting the doctor.

Wed, 22 Aug 2012|

Once your child reaches 2 years of age, she'll be interested in playing role-playing games. Role-playing games are a great way for a child to experiment with her world and also practice fine motor skills and social interaction. Playing doctor is a popular example of role playing. Here, Anette is the doctor and mom is the patient. Role playing may also relieve some of the child's anxiety about real life experiences like visiting the doctor.