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Disney Doc McStuffins Costume

Updated on October 15, 2013

Getting A Cute Doc McStuffins Costume

Doc McStuffins is the cutest new Disney Junior show. It features an African American little girl who is somewhat of an aspiring Dr. Doolittle. As a kid she can't work on real animals so she fixes her stuffed animals.

I started this page because I was waiting to get a costume for a little girl in my family but a costume was not released at the time. At the time, I hoped Disney would release it soon.

Fortunately, there is now an actual Doc McStuffins costume or dress up outfit, that is a really good deal. Now if you really want to make sure that your little girl looks like her favorite character, you can buy the set and have an immediate Doc.

Since I started this page a while ago and a ton of people found it helpful, I decided to keep the ideas for how to make your own costume. So , here are some suggestions of ways to create a Doc McStuffins Costume. So if you want to assemble your own Doc McStuffins costume, here are some tips to create a look alike costume that your little girl will adore.

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The Cheapeast Way To Get A Doc McStuffins Costume Is To Get A Doc McStuffins Doctor's Dress Up Set

Due to her popularity a lot of people have asked me if there is a quick way to create a Doc outfit. I still like the idea of creating your own costume and I know a lot of people enjoyed creating little Doc costumes. However, for those of you that have asked, I am glad to report there is finally a costume for little girls that want to be Doc McStuffins. The product is a reasonably priced outfit that a kid can just slip on and immediately look like Doc.


"DISNEY DOC MCSTUFFINS DOCTORS COAT & BONUS ACCESSORIES CHILDS COSTUME!">

This particular outfit is currently the best deal available for a Doc McStuffins costume. Disney has gone out of its way to create a costume that provides all the accessories a little girl would need in order to play her favorite character. This particular product has a coat, headband, nametags, bracelet, ear scope and the purple and white t-shirt Doc wears.

In case you miss out on the first costume, there is also a second option which includes some of the same things.


Just Play Doc McStuffins Doctor's Dress-Up Set

The most beneficial aspect of this costume is obviously the fact that your little girl will immediately be able to look like her favorite character. This kit includes the lab coat and that iconic purple and white purple shirt. As a side note, did any of you find that shirt hard to locate? It was one of the most difficult little details to secure. The kit also includes a stethoscope and name badges.

****Oh yeah, it even includes a sparkly headband. ****

The entire outfit is extremely affordable and will provide you with an outfit that you do not have to put too much effort in. I know some little girls enjoy wearing this outfit as they watch the show. I think you would be hard pressed to find any costume that is this reasonably priced, which creates the authentic Doc Mcstuffins look like this one. But if you want some tips on how to make a Doc McStufins costume, keep reading.

Make A Doc McStuffins Costume

You can make a Doc McStuffins costume for Halloween, a birthday party, or just for dress up.

I love watching a little kid interact with the television, when they are dressed like their favorite character. Kids really feel like they are that character and love to act out everything the character does. For little girls, I think it is exciting to see them acting like Doc McStuffins and aspiring to become doctors.

Look Closely At Doc McStuffins

This doll provides a great place to start with a Doc McStuffins costume. The picture shows us that Doc McStuffins has a relatively simple outfit.

She has a striped shirt, pink skirt, and leggings. Plus, she always has a stethoscope and a white lab coat. She also has a purple headband and pink tennis shoes.

At the very least, we can make a costume by assembling it piece by piece.

The Doc Is In!

Tips For Creating A Doc McStuffins Halloween Costume

  1. Think About The Big Picture: The real beauty in this little girl and the success of the cartoon hinges on simplicity. When you are trying to mimic her look, focus on the overall style.
  2. Get The Correct Essentials: You instinctively know the essentials for any kids doctor costume. They are a doctor's coat and doctor's tools. Start with those first, then work on the smaller things to create a Doc McStuffins costume.
  3. Accessorize: After you know the overall look and the essentials that you need, then you should consider accessories. I like accessories that do double duty -- like the Doctor Bag which makes a wonderful toy after Halloween.

Coat

Doc McStuffins Lab Coat: Absoulely Crucial For A Doc McStuffins Costume

(or any doctor for that matter)

A lab coat is the one item that is crucial to the Doc McStuffins costume (or any doctor costume). Children love to dress up as doctors.

So when you get a lab coat your child will also be able to use it all year. For that reason I think it is best to get one that is a little big so that your child will have room to grow with into it.

There are quite a few lab coats that are available (and they seem to be available all year). Here are some lab coats that will help you create the Doc McStuffin's lab coat.

Try adding a piece of purple ribbon to each sleeve of the lab coat to make it look more like Doc McStuffins.

Aeromax Jr. Lab Coat, 3/4 Length

Aeromax Jr. Physician Lab Coat, Blue, 4-6

Melissa & Doug Doctor Role Play Costume Set

Stethoscopes


Pink Stethoscope (available in many colors)

All little docs need stethoscopes. These stethoscopes are available in cute colors that your children will love. You can get a stethoscope in pink, blue, and purple. Take a look at them, your little Doc will definitely appreciate one.

Just so you know, whenever I put a stethoscope in the hand of a little child, that little child becomes empowered. The little girl in my life loves to listen to everything and I mean everything.

Doc McStuffins Apparel

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Shirt

Striped Shirts

For the Doc McStuffins outfit, you need a striped shirt. Doc McStuffins has a shirt that has alternating stripes of dark purple and light purple.

Rather than buy a shirt, I would suggest that you just use a shirt that your child currently has in his or her closet. If you don't have a stripped shirt, you can easily make one or buy one relatively cheaply. Just remember that any shirt will do as long as it has stripes and long sleeves. With a doctor's jacket on, most people will be focused on this search.

See Doc McStuffins In Action

Skirt

Get A Magenta or Pink Skirt

Doc McStuffins wears a little skirt pink skirts. You want the overall look to resemble that of Doc McStuffins, but you don't want to obsess over getting the exact skirt that Doc is wearing. Honestly, I think any magenta skirt will do. Just use one of your little girl's colorful skirts with some leggings.

Leggings

Leggings or Tights

Those DocMcStuffins leggings are so adorable but they are hard to find. However, as long as you get a pair of leggings that matches the skirt you should be fine.

What type of leggings should you get? Well, you should look for leggings that are either solid or that have a design. Her leggings work because they play on the lighter colors in her outfit. You can do the same thing.

Here are a few leggings that match the skirts that I found.

Luvable Friends Polka Dot Cotton Tights, White

Heart Print White Rainbow Cotton Tights

Babylegs Baby Girls Infant Tea Leg Warmers

Shoes

Pink Shoes

We can't forget Doc Mcstuffins cute little shoes. She wears a shoe that is pink and looks like a sneaker.

I spent some time researching and found that there are a couple of shoes that would work perfectly. They are great for the costume, plus, your little girl can wear them everyday.

My favorite pair is the Gotta Flurt Girls' Disco Casual Shoes,Hot Pink Sequin, shoe.

Accessories

Doc McStuffins Headband
Doc McStuffins Headband

Doc McStuffins Accessories

There are some great doctor toys that are available for children. They include a lot of different accessories including a stethoscope, bandaid, and blood pressure monitor.

There is an official Doc McStuffins doctor toy that is available below. However, as long as you get a stethoscope, you don't really have to get the Doc McStuffins version.

But I have to admit that Doc McStuffins does have a pretty cute set. Sometimes children do love to have items with their favorite character on them.

If you want to add a special touch to your Doc McStuffins costume, then consider adding on the headband located on the right.

Doc McStuffins Book of BooBoo's
Doc McStuffins Book of BooBoo's

With this book your child will be able to write down the booboos that their patients encounter just like Doc. He or she won't ever forget the cure again!

 
Doc Mcstuffins Doctor's Bag exclusive Gift Set with Doc Mcstuffins Doll & Sounds Light Stethoscope
Doc Mcstuffins Doctor's Bag exclusive Gift Set with Doc Mcstuffins Doll & Sounds Light Stethoscope

This is the advanced doctor bag. It has a stethoscope that lights up and a Doc McStuffins doll included.

 

Time For Your Check Up!

Some Fun Patients

What would Doc McStuffins be without some patients? Of course, you know that your whole family will instantly be a source of clients for your new doctor, but your family members might not be willing to be patients all day.

Lucky for you, your aspiring Doc can get the same patients that are on the show. She will have plenty of practice when she has these cuddly friends around. Any little girl would love watching the show with her version of the animated characters.

My favorite one is Lambie. On the show she is always kind and helpful. I just love her cute little outfit.

Friends of Doc McStuffins

Doc McStuffins Beans Lambie Plush
Doc McStuffins Beans Lambie Plush

Lambie is so cute with her little pink skirt and bow. Don't you just love how her ears almost resemble pony tails?

 
Doc McStuffins Beans Stuffy Plush
Doc McStuffins Beans Stuffy Plush

Stuffy is Doc's friendly dragon. He is always willing to be brave when it is time to help a friend.

 
Doc McStuffins Beans Chilly Plush 8"
Doc McStuffins Beans Chilly Plush 8"

Chilly is a precious character on the show. He is warm and friendly, not chilly like his name implies at all.

 

What are you going to use to make a Doc Mcstuffins costume for Halloween?

What do you think about Doc McStuffins?

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      sssc150 3 years ago

      @anonymous: I bet they are pretty popular!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      You can buy a Doc Mcstuffins headband at Claire's. They are $5.50. I work there and they are flying off the shelves. I had to grab one quickly because my 2 1/2yr old wants to be Doc for halloween.

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      sssc150 4 years ago

      @anonymous: I bet your daughter looked wonderful for Halloween!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Thank you so much for this page! My 5 yr old loves Doc McStuffins and wants to be her for Halloween. Was a little worried when I couldn't find anything resembling her in the stores but I did find piece by piece in Kmart & Target. The doc toy kit was the final accessory. Hopefully Disney will begin putting out more merchandise for this character from birthday items to bedding.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Doc McStuffins is very popular in my house.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My daughter is Doc McStuffins this year. I found a purple and white striped shirt at both the Gap and Children's Place. We already had a couple of pink skirts to choose from and pink sparkly tennis shoes. I couldn't find polka-dot leggings, but I did find polka-dot tights at Children's Place. A pink sparkly headband at Claire's and a Doctor coat with stethoscope at Toys R Us. There was even a pink and purple doctor kit at Toys R Us that looked better. To top it all off, I found a small purple book at Target, and had a leftover Pink sparkly heart that was a peel off sticker from a recent craft project.

      I did her hair in two braids and she was thrilled!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I have Twin girls and they just love this show. One of my girls really wants to go as her for halloween and I teyed everywhere to find the costume. She was heart broken when I told her they don't have one out yet. Thank You for this page now she will be able to be Dr. McStuffins for Halloween.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!! so cute and my 5 yr old girls adore her! daughter is actually goin as her for halloween 2012 :)

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      sssc150 4 years ago

      @anonymous: I am so glad this page was helpful for you. Good luck on your costume.

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      sssc150 4 years ago

      @anonymous: Smiles. A doctor is always on call!

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      sssc150 4 years ago

      @anonymous: Thank you.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My daughter gets ppl coming up to her telling her she looks like doc all the time lol I should have her do birthday party's jk

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My daughter LOVES Doc McStuffins! I have to admit I like it too! We have to watch at least two episodes a day. For the past week, she has been asking to be Doc McStuffins for Halloween. This is a helpful page! Thanks!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      She's always in at my house.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      nice

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      sssc150 4 years ago

      @anonymous: That is so funny. I bet she would like that!

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      sssc150 4 years ago

      @anonymous: I am a fan too!

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      sssc150 4 years ago

      @anonymous: That makes me smile. I am sure all of your child's toys are healthy.

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      sssc150 4 years ago

      @anonymous: I am so glad that you finished the main part of the costume. You are done quite early.

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      sssc150 4 years ago

      @StaciJansma LM: That is so cute. I know a lot of little girls that are now fixing their toys because of this show.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      It is cool and my sister loves doc mc stuffins

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      The "Doc" is always in at our house.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Love her!! We just finished assembling her outfit, now I have to make the headband and find suitable shoes and we are all done and with months to spare for Oct 31st.

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      StaciJansma LM 5 years ago

      My daughter "fixes" her toys all the time now! Gotta love Doc McStuffins!