The Bard is for All

I wanted to share a really cool project I recently participated in. It was a unique Shakespeare performance written for Morgan’s Wonderland, an inclusive amusement park. If you haven’t heard of Morgan’s Wonderland, it is amazing. I won’t go into detail because it deserves its own post, so stay tuned. Back to today’s topic. The […]

Singing to Fight Childhood Cancer

This month is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and at work there has been many different events happening to raise awareness. Most recently we did a lip sync battle that I had the pleasure of participating in. There many different groups performing fun 1 minute versions of popular songs and the kids judged using emojis. It […]

Special Agent Sarah reporting in!

We had a fun time recently hosting a secret agent activity for our patients and families. My coworker came up with the idea as well as the activities, and I along with my pod helped her put the event on. It was lots of fun and I thought it would be cool to share it […]

And The Oscar Goes To…

Hi everyone! I’m back with a new theater activity for you all to try. As many of you may have noticed, the Academy Awards were last weekend. While discussing the plans to have a Oscars watching party with friends, I came up with a fun idea for an improvisation activity in honor of the movie […]

Breathe Like A Dragon

This morning I was unbelievably stressed out. For the first time in over two years I stood in front of over 100 people and sang. Yes, I had a couple of moments thinking to myself ‘Why did I decide to do this?‘ I was totally feelings the physical effects of stress in the form of […]

Popcorn Party: Your Healthcare Companion

Last night I got to see “Big Hero Six” at the movie theater. I was super excited to see the movie since I had heard so many good things and the trailer looked so good. In fact, the movie trailer I shared with you a few weeks ago for a Friday Fun post was one […]

Plot Pictures

This week I’ve got a new drama therapeutic activity for everyone, Yay! I really like this activity because it’s one of those theater games that even the kids that say they aren’t actors can participate with enthusiasm. It can also be tailored to the needs and abilities of the participants, which is great for those […]

Bear Hunt

After a slight hiatus due to my relocation and new job, I am excited to talk about a fun spin on a game many of you have probably played at some point in your life. I tried this activity out as part of a theater class I taught a few weeks ago and it went […]

Monthly Book Club: Curious George Goes To The Hospital

This month’s post on books features a character most of you know, especially if you work with children. Curious George is a little monkey who lives with The Man With The Yellow hat and goes on many adventures which usually involves him getting into a least a bit of trouble because he is so curious. […]

The Importance of Separation Play

Here’s another installment of therapeutic activities you can do with your infant! The activities I want to highlight today are probably ones that you already do with infants. If you don’t, I’d like this post to be able to encourage and remind you why these simple activities are so helpful. First though, let’s talk about […]