My Hospital Scavenger Hunt

Last week I read a really great blog post by Child Life Mommy about how she took her children on a scavenger hunt. In the post she mentions how scavenger hunts are great to do indoors, even in a hospital. You can read the awesome article in full on her blog here. I totally agree […]

Rainbow Magazine Art

Lately it’s been raining quite a bit where I am, which is a good thing since I live in a very dry area. I’m super happy that we’ve been getting the rain, but what’s even better than rain? The rainbow that comes after! Therefore, in the spirit of the rainbow, the activity of the week […]

Bandaid Bugs

So I’ve seen this activity on Pinterest and I’ve always wanted to try it, so today was finally the day I tested it out. Basically the activity is all about getting creative with bandaids. People have made some really cute bandaid creations and I have to admit, it’s very fun. If you would like to […]

Medical Supplies Collage

So the therapeutic activity is a little late today, but better late than never, right? This one is on the more simple side, with less pictures, so let me know if you want more pictures! You might have seen this activity called other names, but basically what I did was take a bunch of different […]

Musical Slideshow

Due to the fact that I am studying for the child life certification exam tomorrow, this week’s therapeutic activity post is going to be short and sweet. The example I’ll be sharing is something that I completed a few years back for a school project, but I believe that it will still give you an […]

A Shield for You

Art can be used in so many different ways to create therapeutic child life interventions. (In fact, art and medical play are often fused together for double the therapeutic value, but that’s another post.) Art can invoke many different emotions, serving as a reminder of a thought, intent, memory, and so forth. Today, the idea […]