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UC Davis Children’s Hospital

UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department Wish List

two young smiling girlsThese are some suggestions of items that fair well in the hospital environment as well as serve as great gifts to help us celebrate special milestones and holidays that the children may experience while in the hospital. Please note that all items must be new due to infection control policies. Thank you for your consideration!

You can also order something from our wish list online to be delivered directly to UC Davis Children’s Hospital: http://hcf.starlight.org/wish-list/item/list/id/1974/

Patient gift ideas

 Infants (0-18 months)  Toddlers (18 months -3 years) Preschoolers ( 3-5 years)

Toy brands to consider:  Fisher-Price, Lamaze, Chicco, Playskool, Sassy, Tiny Love, Baby Einstein.  Items are suggested from these companies as they have been identified as well constructed and safe for infants.

  • Crib toys
  • Rattles
  • Board books
  • Musical toys
  • Busy boxes
  • Mobiles
  • Stacking toys
  • Simple cotton clothing
  • Lullaby CDs

Toy brands to consider:  Fisher-Price, LeapFrog, Playskool, Little Tikes, Melissa & Doug.  Items are suggested from these companies as they have been identified as well constructed, safe and educational for toddlers.

  • Little People figures/sets (Fisher-Price)
  • Character items (Sesame Street, Dora, Chuggington, Thomas the Train, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Blues Clues)
  • Cause and effect toys
  • Cars and trucks
  • Board books and simple story books

Toy brands to consider:  Fisher-Price, LeapFrog, Playskool, Little Tikes, Melissa & Doug, Crayola.  Items are suggested from these companies as they have been identified as well constructed, safe and educational for preschoolers.

  • Character items (Disney Princesses, Disney Cars, Disney Toy Story, Doc McStuffins, Jake and the Neverland Pirates etc.)
  • Trains, cars, planes
  • Twister Tracks by Mindscope
  • Art kits/supplies
 School-age (6-12 years)  Teens (12 -17 years)  
  • LEGO™ sets (small and medium sizes)
  • Hot Wheels™ cars and track sets
  • Character items (Star Wars, Littlest Pet Shop, Barbie, Polly Pocket, Angry Birds, Transformers, etc.)
  • Plastic Animal sets
  • Craft sets (Crayola, Totally Me)
  • Nerf™ basketball hoops
  • Remote controlled cars (Air Hogs)
  • Card games
  • Action Figures
  • Gift cards ($10, $15) Target, iTunes, Walmart, Toys R Us
  • Air Hogs™
  • Fingernail polish/nail care kits
  • Glass beads and jewelry-making sets
  • Digital cameras
  • iPod™ docking stations
  • iPod Shuffle™
  • Journals
  • Popular sports team caps, t-shirts, sweatshirts
  • Magnetic dart boards
  • Pajama bottoms, slippers
  • Model cars
  • Ear buds
  • Teen CDs
  • Hand-held electronic games (20 questions, Bop-it, Simon, Scrabble, Catch Phrase)
  • Gift cards ($10, $15, $20) Target, iTunes, Lids, Game Stop, Forever 21, Claires

Department needs:

These items will help support the Child Life and Creative Art Therapy Department throughout the year, while providing fun activities for hospitalized children.

 

Electronics

  • Portable DVD players
  • Nintendo DS Lite Handheld Gaming System™
  • Nintendo DS™ games
  • Wii games
  • XBOX 360 games
  • PS3 games
  • PS2 games
  • New-release DVDs (all genre, ratings G, PG, PG-13)
  • Olympus digital voice recorders

Toys

  • Fisher-Price™ medical play kits
  • Hot Wheels™ and Matchbox™ cars
  • Playskool™ brand Playdoh™
  • Fisher-Price Little People™ activity sets
  • Fisher-Price Little People™ people

Art Supplies

  • Paint by number sets
  • Elmer’s Glue™ sticks
  • Beads (glass and plastic)
  • Crayola™ felt-tipped markers
  • Gel pens/ Sharpie pen sets
  • Crayola™ colored pencils
  • Crayola™ crayons (8-,16-,24- or more count)
  • Five-by-seven-inch scrapbooks and photo books or scrapbook sets
  • Stickers
  • Felt coloring posters
  • Coloring books

Infants

  • The First Years BPA Free GumDrop Infant Pacifiers™ – 2 Pack
  • Mobiles
  • Crib toys
  • Rattles

Miscellaneous

  • Chapstick™
  • Bubbles
  • Children's underwear
  • Children's socks
  • Children's slippers
  • Dry erase boards (black or white) with pens
  • Fingernail polish
  • Hair-care products
  • Self-care kits (face wash, deodorant, hand sanitizer, body wash)
  • Disposable cameras
  • Word search books, Sudoku, crossword puzzles, etc.
  • Colorful non-latex band-aids