This may look like just your average run of the mill 1940’s slinky, and it is…kind of. A slinky can be used by Child Life to teach a school aged patient about a lumbar puncture by comparing the slinky to a spine. Pretty cool, huh? It can also be used for endless fun if put on an escalator!
"Childhood has its own ways of seeing, thinking, and feeling…" - Jean Jacques Rousseau
"Children learn for the sake of learning; their minds seek knowledge like the eye seeks light." - John Locke
Funny illustration about the different regions of a toddlers brain.
Awkward silence Pt. 2:
These are great conversation starters for children — they’re also in a printable format to be able to put in a mason jar and have on your dinning room table as a conversation piece.
"Play is the work of childhood" - Jean Piaget
Another fun halloween craft using supplies around the hospital — Meet Q-tip Skeleton!