Posts tagged 'Prizes & Giveaways'

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Setting Goals with Kids

New beginnings allow us to reflect on what the past brought, but also allow us to focus on what is to come. This may be difficult for hospitalized children and their families; however, it can be very therapeutic to discuss future goals.

10 days ago

Fidget Poppers – Not JUST a Toy!

There is something satisfying about a mindless activity that keeps your hands busy and your mind clear!

10 days ago

Language Matters with Children

What you say to a child matters. Here’s how to change the conversation.

10 days ago

A Christmas Prize with A Great Purpose

I have found an item that would be beneficial and fun to all children, especially those with a sensory stimulation need or those that could use something fun to reduce their anxiety during the busy holiday season.

2 months ago

How to Help Families (and staff!) Get in the Holiday Spirit

From jokes to jingles, Child Life Specialists work behind the scenes to make the holidays less stressful and more enjoyable for hospitalized children and families. Here are a few ideas to spread joy in the hospital.

2 months ago

Decorating a Hospital Room for the Holidays

No matter what it is, most people have some sort of tradition that makes this time of year feel special. So what happens when you are a child in the hospital or a family dealing with illness? Things that matter tend to shift… and not just for the child who is sick, but for the whole family.

2 months ago

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