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The Hospital

Medical role-play is a really popular theme with all children. Along with our scrubs and medical centre themes we have taken it a stage further with the Paramedic costume and Hospital theme. Our authentic Paramedic costumes certainly help with that transformation. To make dramatic-play even more immersive our Hospital pdf’s, available in Irish or English make it easy to set up your own Hospital. It can, of course, be combined with our medical centre pack or used with our Children’s scrubs costumes.

Our large format “I am a….”poster is designed for introducing new vocaublary where children can discuss Paramedics and hospital. Character Traits flash-cards can be added to the poster to encourage children to think about and identify the behaviours that they expect from a Paramedic. The “I use..” flash-cards help to introduce some new vocabulary; common equipment used by Paramedics and the blank cards can be used to scribe the roles and responsibilities that the children consider part of a Paramedics’s job.

The Hospital resource pack is free to download for our Imagination in Action email newsletter subscribers. The pack is a digital resource and it will be emailed to you when you sign up. You can download it, save it and print it as and when you need. We recommend printing onto cardstock and laminating the room signs which can be used again and again. If you would like to receive this pack free you can sign-up below for the English language version or the Irish language version. Once you have signed up you will receive an email with the pdf resources, if you do not receive an email please check your spam/junk mail. To make sure you receive information about future free resources please add us to your contacts list in your email.



Hospital Dramatic Play

Súgradh Drámata: Paraimhíochaineoirí

Make your own Hospital

Our printable Hospital pack includes lots of resources so that you can easily set up a Hospital dramatic-play area of your own. In addition to the “I am a…” theme poster there is another large format poster, Welcome to the Hospital that can be used to designate a specific role-play area. The pdf includes A4 posters for the walls to designate different areas such as the Reception area or the Plaster room. We have included plenty of mark-making and writing opportunities with Patient charts, and of course, the personalisable Name Badges can be filled in and attached to a lanyard so that everyone knows just who is in charge.

What is included




The A4 posters included in the pack allow you to set up several of the different areas that you might find in a Hospital station.

*Reception area
*Nurses station
*Plaster room



Lots of interactive socio dramatic play props are included in each pack.

*Identification bracelets for patients
*Patient Charts
*Name badges





All resources are available in Irish as well as English. You can choose which you prefer.

*Name Badges
*Colouring pages
*Eye charts



Qualified Paramedics deserve a certificate, why not print off, personalise and frame this one!

Props

We always recommend using real-life and authentic props whenever possible. There are lots of props which can be reused for several themes such as basic furniture of chairs, tables, and shelves- reconfigure them into a hospital patient room or even an ambulance. Have a stock of paper, pencils and clipboards along with an old computer keyboard or monitor and you have a reception area ready to go. The contents of a first aid kit with all its bandages and plasters will be put to good use with Hospital dramatic-play.

Available As Gaeilge

“Having these resources available in Irish is just fantastic, it saves me so much time and the standard of Irish is just brilliant. They are really very good quality.
~Joanne K, Early Years Teacher. ”



As an added bonus if you share a picture of one of our uniforms or printables in action we will enter you into a monthly draw for a costume of your choice. There are 3 ways to enter

  • tag @mermaidsdragons on Facebook
  • tag @mermaids_and_dragons on Instagram
  • email us a picture that you are happy for us to share

  • We will be adding lots of activities to the site over the coming week and we look forward to sharing these with you. 

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