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NEWS | November 26, 2012

Child Life and Creative Art Therapy Department 2012 Holiday Wish List

Here are some suggestions for gifts that fare well and help with celebrations of holidays and milestones children may experience while in the hospital. Thank you for your consideration and generosity! Please note that all items must be brand new. Hospital infection control precautions and policies do not permit the acceptance of even gently used items.

Infants

• Crib toys
• Rattles
• Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn™ infant toys
• Fisher-Price Ocean Wonders™ infant toys
• Baby Einstein™ infant toys
• Vtech™ infant toys
• Board books
• Baby Einstein™ infant lullaby CDs

Toddlers

• Fisher-Price™ toddler toys
• Baby Einstein™ toddler toys
• Duplo™ and Mega Bloks™ sets
• LEGO Duplo Read and Build™ sets
• Fisher-Price Little People™ sets
• Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn Dance and Play Puppy™
• Sesame Street™ character items
• Jumbo knob wooden puzzles
• Musical instruments
• Vtech Switch and Go Dinos™
• Playskool™ toddler toys
• Playskool Busy Gears Explore and Grow™ toys
• Nasco Turn-n-Tumble Kalediscope Rainstick™
• Fisher-Price Master Moves Mickey Mouse™

Preschoolers

• LEGO Duplo™ building block sets
• Disney character items (princesses, "Cars," "Toy Story," etc.)
• Baby dolls
• Dress-up outfits
• Geotrax™ items
• Fisher-Price Little People Wheelies™ play sets
• Thomas and Friends™ play sets
• Sesame Street Let's Rock™ toys
• Chuggington™ items
• Melissa and Doug™ puzzles
• Fisher-Price Imaginext™ items
• Crayola Color Wonder™ sets
• Play foods and cooking accessories
• Dora the Explorer™ toys
• Jake and the Never Land Pirates™ toys
• Lalaloopsy™ dolls
• Disney toys

School-age

• LEGO™ sets (small and medium sizes)
• Hot Wheels™ cars and track sets, including Ballistiks™ items
• Beyblade™ items
• Furby™ toys
• Monsuno toys
• Orbeez™ sets
• Fijit Friends™
• Animal Planet™ items
• Star Wars™ items, including Fighter Pods
• Hexbugs™ and habitats
• Crayola™ Digital Light Designer
• Barbie™ dolls, clothing and play sets
• Polly Pocket™ dolls and play sets
• Monster High™ dolls and play sets
• FurReal Friends™ toys
• Justin Bieber-branded items
• Taylor Swift-branded items
• Littlest Pet Shop™ items and play sets
• Angry Birds™ toys
• Pillow Pets™
• Transformers™ toys and accessories
• Laser Stunt Chaser™ remote-controlled vehicles
• Mega Bloks Battle Strikers™
• Totally Me™ craft sets
• PlaSmart Perplexus™ puzzles
• Tabletop games: Apples to Apples, Clue, Battleship, Uno, Sorry, Jenga, Guess Who?, Connect Four, Make N Break, Cranium brand games, Angry Birds in Space, Tetris Link board game

Teens

• Remote-controlled cars
• Air Hogs™, Hover Assault, Battle Tracker
• Nerf™ basketball hoops
• Fingernail polish/nail care kits
• Glass beads and jewelry-making sets
• Digital cameras
• iPod™ docking stations
• iPod Shuffle™
• Popular sports team caps, T-shirts
• Magnetic dart boards
• Pajama bottoms
• Model cars
• Teen CDs
• Hand-held electronic games: 20 questions, Bop-it, Simon, Scrabble Catch Phrase
• Table-top games: Monopoly, chess, checkers, Scrabble, Farkle dice-rolling game, Othello, dominos, Yahtzee
• Gift cards ($10, $15) for Target, iTunes, Walmart, Toys R Us

Child Life Department

The following 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™ teen-oriented games, such as Super Mario Bros.,™ Mario Kart™, Star   Wars™, Batman™
• New-release Nintendo Wii™ games
• New-release DVDs: all genres and ratings except 'R'
• Classic and new-release Disney DVDs: Such as "Cars," "Monsters, Inc.," "Wall-E," "Toy Story" (1,2,3), "Cinderella," "Lion King," "Beauty and the Beast," "Little Mermaid," "Sleeping Beauty," "Mulan," "Pocahontas," "Tarzan," "Finding Nemo," etc.
• Air hockey table-top game
• Speck Products iGuy™ iPad™ cases
• Dora the Explorer Let's Play Backpack™ for the iPad™
• Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn Apptivity™ toys for the iPad™
• Apple iPod Touch™
• Olympus digital voice recorders
• iHome™ iHM16 (iPod™ speaker system)
• Dell Inspiron™ 14-inch laptop: model number i14RN-1818DBK

Toys

• Fisher-Price™ medical play kits
• Hot Wheels™ and Matchbox™ cars
• Playskool™ brand Playdoh™

Art Supplies

• Crayola™ watercolor sets
• Water color paper
• Sketch books
• Elmer's Glue™ sticks
• Beads
• White Sculpey™ clay
• Crayola™ felt-tipped markers
• Canvas boards
• Crayola™ colored pencils
• Fiskars™ blunt-tip scissors
• Crayola™ crayons (8,16, 24 or more count)
• Five-by-seven-inch scrapbooks and photo books or scrapbook sets
• Felt coloring posters
• Coloring books
• Stickers

Infants

• The First Years BPA Free GumDrop Infant Pacifiers™ 
• Fisher-Price Discover 'n Grow Swing Seat™
• Fisher-Price Bouncer: Adorable Animal™
• 4moms mamaRoo swing™ in classic silver/grey

Miscellaneous

• Chapstick™
• Bubbles
• Fingernail polish
• Hair-care products
• Disposable cameras
• Word-search books, Sudoku, crossword puzzles, etc.
• Colorful non-latex band-aids
• Magazine subscriptions addressed to the children's hospital for children and teens