Christmas Smells Like Cinnamon

Tomorrow is Christmas Eve, I can’t believe how fast it came. For those of you who are looking for some last minute activity ideas, I’ve got a fun project: Cinnamon Playdough. It’s a fairly easy recipe and if you want you can harden it in the oven. I really like this activity because it not […]

Elf in the PICU

So last week we started decorating for Christmas at the hospital and I discovered an Elf on the Shelf doll. For those who have never heard, the Elf on the Shelf is an Elf who comes to a child’s house to watch if the child is nice or naughty, and then reports back to Santa. […]

Bringing Christmas Joy

‘Twas the night before Christmas And all through the hospital Many creatures were stirring Even those who were so little Merry Christmas to all my wonderful readers! I had the awesome privilege this year to bring presents to patients and their families. While it was difficult to get up before the crack of dawn, it […]

Specimen Cup Snow globe

This activity was something I’ve been wanting to try for a long time and finally I figured out a way that would work! For awhile now every time I see a specimen cup (you know, the one they collect urine with) I think, “That would make a cool snow globe!” But I couldn’t come up […]

Wishing Stars

As we dive into December  I’ve noticed an increase in art activities for Christmas decorations. In fact we’ve been very busy making ornaments for our Christmas Tree that will be on display this week for a festival. While I was assisting in this task I started thinking about ways I could turn the ornaments into […]