Monthly Book Club: Time For Your Checkup!

This month I got the pleasure to read a book written by a fellow child life specialist regarding going to the doctor. “It’s Time For Your Checkup: What To Expect When Going To A Doctor’s Visit” is a book written by Shani Thornton, MS, CCLS. The book focuses on explaining how a well child visit […]

Monthly Book Club: A Helping of Success

Hooray for the return of the Monthly Book Club post! Today’s book is one that I use quite often to give me ideas for new games and activities to do with groups of kids and teens. It’s called “Instant Success: For Classroom Teachers, New and Substitute Teachers” by Barbara Cawthorne. I was given the book […]

Monthly Book Club: The Answer Dog And The Doctor

I’m super excited that it’s May, because that means the weather is getting warmer!!! It also means that I’ve got our monthly book spotlight for you all! This month I wanted to share the book “What To Expect When You Go To The Doctor” by Heidi Murkoff. Angus is the “Answer Dog” in this book […]

Monthly Book Club: Dinosaurs Discuss Death

It’s time for another book feature! This month I’m sharing with you one of my favorite books on death and dying. Now, you may be thinking, “whoa there, who wants to read about dying”? I think that’s a great question and my answer is that everyone should read about it at least one, if not […]

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. […]

Monthly Book Club: When Molly Was In The Hospital

Hi everyone! Welcome to a new segment I hope to do once a month focusing on books! As you’ve probably noticed, I’ve been trying to post a new therapuetic activity once a week. Not only that, but I don’t just post art activities, but music, dance, and theater activities as well. I wanted to add […]