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Make the best of everything!: Homemade Veterinarian Kit!

Monday, September 24, 2012

Homemade Veterinarian Kit!

As all of my readers know, I LOVE to give homemade gifts! Especially to all the children in my life! I have a son who was life changing, a wonderful Goddaughter, a bunch of adorable second cousins, 5 amazing nephews and 1 beautiful niece.
Audrey. The one and only girl on my husbands side of the family. We all cherish her.

And I realize that all of you grandparents, aunts, uncles and parents out there claim that the special children in your lives are " Just the smartest"  

But really, my niece Audrey is REALLY smart. She is a very inquisitive little girl who will go on to do great things. Which is why she was the recipient of this Veterinarian kit for her birthday!

Audrey is turning 5 years old.


I found items rather inexpensively, and put them together to create " Dr. Audrey's animal clinic"

I purchased a small clip board at Wal Mart for $1.00.  I made up some " Patient information" forms.  Every veterinarian office needs to keep up with their paperwork. 

I made a Dr. Mirror by purchasing a small compact from the dollar store, and carefully removing the mirror from the compact.  I then super glued the mirror to this headband.  I also lined the back of the mirror with felt so it would be more comfortable to wear. 

I purchased this real stethoscope on ebay for $1.26 and free shipping! This was a great addition to
Audrey's Animal Clinic, and its much nicer than the cheap plastic stethoscopes you find in the toy department.

I found a few other items at the dollar store to help me complete this kit. Including a bandage wrap and surgical masks.  The surgical masks came in a pack of 10 for only $1.00!

In addition to those, I also purchased a package of band aids and turned them into " Pet Bandages" and a stuffed dog and cat for a dollar each.

Lets go over all the items in Audrey's Veterinarian Kit

1) Clip board and patient information sheets
2) Stethoscope
3) Doctor Mirror
4) A Bandage wrap
5) 10 surgical masks
6) Pet bandages
7) Plastic Tweezers
8) Plastic Medicine administer
9) Mini Pet Dog and a Mint Pet Cat

I placed all of these items in a mini suitcase that I purchased from the craft store.  I want Audrey to be able to keep all of her items together.  I decorated it just for her!!

I really hope she likes this gift.  One thing that amazes me about Audrey and her brothers, is that they are so resourceful and have big imaginations.  I hope that this helps them to learn and have fun!




At September 25, 2012 at 3:53 PM , Blogger bambier said...

This is a fantastic idea, and I absolutely love it! I'm going to have to check out ebay for a stethoscope now, my daughter loves her plastic one, but it's falling apart and a realistic looking one would be great to replace it!!

At September 25, 2012 at 3:54 PM , Blogger The Mommy Teacher said...

Love this one!!! Just posted on Craft Gossip:)
Oh to be one of the 'kids' in your life:)


At October 1, 2012 at 8:01 PM , Blogger Carrie Gayle said...

LOVE IT! My 5 yr. old daughter loves Doc McStuffins on Disney Jr. and loves to play this type of creative stuff all the time. I am definitely going to put one of these together for her! :)

At October 3, 2012 at 1:40 PM , Blogger OneMommy said...

Oh, she is going to love that!
My little girl will be 5 next week. She and her brother love playing with the little stuffed animal doctor kit I made for them a few weeks ago. I love your real stethoscope! I might need to invest in one for our kit!

At October 5, 2012 at 7:52 PM , Blogger Melissa @ LoveBugLiving said...

So fun! Love this kit and I'm sure she will too.

At October 6, 2012 at 12:02 AM , Blogger ferrellgraph-x said...

What a sweet kit! I'm sure she'll love it for years to come!
Kindest regards,

At October 8, 2012 at 7:41 PM , Blogger Ashley said...

Where did you get the box?

At October 8, 2012 at 7:52 PM , Blogger Kristen said...

I found the box at Hobby Lobby

At October 14, 2012 at 8:38 AM , Blogger Charlene@APinchofJoy said...

You are featured this week on Busy Monday! Stop by this afternoon to grab a featured button from the button box. Pinned! Thanks so much for sharing on Busy Monday and hope to see more great ideas soon!

At October 15, 2012 at 11:33 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your niece is so lucky so get such a special and creative present :)
Good job!

At October 19, 2012 at 1:50 AM , Blogger marina jason said...

How sweet!! You created it for your niece. I like your idea which motivate her to be a doctor in her future. Thanks for sharing this lovely box design :).
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