Veterinarian Starter Kit

  1. Grades K-2
  2. Grades 3-5


Discover the important work that veterinarians do through hands-on play! Check up on a favorite stuffed animal with a stethoscope, syringe, and other handy vet tools. Explore animal anatomy by assembling organ and muscle systems, then play "Find the Fracture" using an X-ray lightbox and a set of animal cards.

Academic Standards

  1. K-LS1-1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
  2. RI.1.3: English Language Arts > Reading: Informational Texts

Why it’s awesome

  1. Animal anatomy

    Explore bones and body systems with a light table and a puppy puzzle.

  2. Vet visit

    Play with a set of vet gear and care for a favorite stuffie friend.

  3. Amazing animals poster

    Discover fun facts about our furry friends.

What’s included?

  • wood dog base and lid

  • organs sticker sheet

  • organs guide

  • 6 muscle pieces

  • dry-erase marker

  • tap light

  • light-box building set

  • sticky foam sheet

  • 4 animal cards

  • checkup form

  • roll of gauze

  • stethoscope

  • toy syringe

  • tweezers

  • 2 felt pads

  • pair of gloves

  • medical bag

  • 2 instruction booklets

  • veterinarian's guide

  • poster

Topics explored

  1. Animal anatomy

  2. Pretend play

  3. STEM professions

From the desk of the product designer:

Behind the design

Little veterinarians-in-training will love using the tools in this crate (including a mini X-ray machine!) to patch up their stuffed animal friends.

- KiwiCo Product Designer

By the numbers


Stuffed animal friends cured from illness during product testing


Different animals you get to X-ray in the crate


X-ray machine prototypes created

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