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Toys That Help Children Heal

Kristen Johnson, a child life specialist at Children’s, gives tips on the most helpful toys to donate and how toys help children heal in the hospital setting. Children in the hospital like the same toys as kids at home. Sometimes, they may have specific needs, depending on their medical condition or developmental level. This is why it is so important […]

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Some holiday toys are safer than others

It’s so easy to buy the kids in your life a toy that looks “fun” for the holidays. But the fun won’t last long if those toys pose a choking hazard or other danger. Jesus Alderete, a coordinator with our Injury Prevention Program at Children’s, shared with us how to help keep the holidays accident-free […]

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Buy Safe Toys

Buy safe toys this holiday season

With the holidays approaching, it’s so easy to buy that special child in your life the coolest toy you can find. Like a 280-piece dump truck model kit you know your 3-year-old nephew will just love. But if you don’t check the toy’s intended age range, one or all of those 280 pieces might end […]

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