Child life month 2018

As always, this child life month my team and I had tons of fun providing child life magic to our patients, families, staff, and our own department! Here’s a list of some of the things we did: Set up a display cabinet in our hospital’s main hallway with photos printed on canvases depicting what childContinue reading “Child life month 2018”

Teddy Bear Clinic 

Another fun event my team and I hosted in honor of child life month was a teddy bear clinic. This event is usually a great hit with the patients and families. We started off by giving each “doctor” their patients chart. Here we included some information on the “top 10 reasons to call your childContinue reading “Teddy Bear Clinic “

Child life month

Child life month is well underway! One of the fun things we set up for our patients and families so far was a child life month kick off carnival. Some of the fun activities we offered were:  A medical myster box Saline bag toss And spin the wheel We also had additional games and ofContinue reading “Child life month”

Child life month! 

As a 1 person program working solely in the ER, here’s how I’m celebrating! Implementation of a Child Life newsletter for the nurses lounge. A Child Life trivia quiz! Everyone fills out a sheet & returns it to me. I will pick random sheets to “grade” and the first person I pick that gets allContinue reading “Child life month! “

I love Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital!

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Spreads Cheer With Pharrell Williams’ Hit “Happy” « CBS Miami. So proud to see these Child Life Specialists that taught me everything I know on the news! Click the link above to see the amazing work the Child Life team is doing at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Florida.  I’ll alwaysContinue reading “I love Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital!”

Child life month – first timer

As you all may know, this is my first year celebrating Child Life Month as a Child Life Specialist! Very exciting!! However, I am the only CLS in my department so it’s really up to me how I decide to celebrate Child Life month (no pressure, right?!). Being that I started working in January, IContinue reading “Child life month – first timer”

I was recently inspired by one of my previous posts with this band-aid art idea. My twist however was that the children who made these “get well cards” could either keep them or leave them with me and I’d take it to a patient in the hospital. It was a great hit! Children and teensContinue reading