Melissa & Doug launched the 'Examine & Treat Pet Vet Play Set' which allows children who love animals to practice treating them. The Good Housekeeping Institute indicated that the toy set would help to foster empathy in the children using it. Overall the toy from Melissa & Doug could be popular with children who love animals.
The set contains 24 pieces, as well as a dog and cat plush toy. The pieces in the set are all vet themed and include a stethoscope, syringe, ear scope, tweezers, a multi-use checklist and more. All of the pieces of the set are designed to give children the experience of caring for animals in a pretend vet setting. The product is listed at $31.49 USD and it is currently available from the company website.
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The Melissa & Doug Company Launched a Toy Set for Kids to Act as Vets
1. Empathy-developing Toy Sets - The launch of the 'Examine & Treat Pet Vet Play Set' by Melissa & Doug offers an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the toy industry by fostering empathy in children through pretend vet play.
1. Toy Industry - The 'Examine & Treat Pet Vet Play Set' presents a disruptive innovation opportunity in the toy industry by combining imaginative play with empathy-building activities.