Providing information and entertainment to children and their families through the use of technology.  Knowledge gives a child more control over his or her environment. Helps with development of autonomy and initiative.

Providing information and entertainment to children and their families through the use of technology. Knowledge gives a child more control over his or her environment. Helps with development of autonomy and initiative.

Child Life Activity: Test Tube Sparkle Wands! Go to CraftstoCure.com to see the steps!

Child Life Activity: Test Tube Sparkle Wands! Go to CraftstoCure.com to see the steps!

I often receive e-mails from Child Life students asking what I would recommend to make their application POP when up against others applying for a practicum/internship. This is a very valid questio...

I often receive e-mails from Child Life students asking what I would recommend to make their application POP when up against others applying for a practicum/internship. This is a very valid questio...

Blog by two child life specialists working in the NICU - some helpful tips for distraction techniques with premature infants and developmentally appropriate play activities. Also contains some useful ideas for support groups for siblings of NICU patients.

Blog by two child life specialists working in the NICU - some helpful tips for distraction techniques with premature infants and developmentally appropriate play activities. Also contains some useful ideas for support groups for siblings of NICU patients.

Here is a great guide to the different types of play therapy that can be used by Child Life Specialists to help children in medical environments cope.

Here is a great guide to the different types of play therapy that can be used by Child Life Specialists to help children in medical environments cope.

Learn the most common worries at each stage of development.

Child Therapist's List of Top Childhood Fears by Age

Learn the most common worries at each stage of development.

You can succeed on the Child Life Exam and become a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) by learning critical concepts on the test so that you are prepared for as many questions as possible.

You can succeed on the Child Life Exam and become a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) by learning critical concepts on the test so that you are prepared for as many questions as possible.

Child Life Exam Secrets Study Guide: Child Life Test Review for the Child Life Professional Certification Examination

Child Life Exam Secrets Study Guide: Child Life Test Review for the Child Life Professional Certification Examination

End of life - Being developmentally sensitive and using terms/ explainations a child will understand

This Kid-Friendly Explanation Of Death Will Change How You Think About The World

End of life - Being developmentally sensitive and using terms/ explainations a child will understand

My Coping Toolbox! Filled with coping objects, items, photos, etc. for self care when ED behaviors strike.

My Coping Toolbox! Filled with coping objects, items, photos, etc. for self care when ED behaviors strike.

Child Life Activity- Syringe Painting- Child Life Mommy

Child Life Activity- Syringe Painting- Child Life Mommy

Free Child Life Practice Test Questions by TestPrepReview. Be prepared for your Child Life test and get the score you need on Child Life exam day!

Free Child Life Practice Test Questions by TestPrepReview. Be prepared for your Child Life test and get the score you need on Child Life exam day!

Child Life Interview Questions (Practicum and Internship)

Child Life Interview Questions (Practicum and Internship)

DIY plaster casts for doctor role play for kids - This is just too wonderful!! (from The Imagination Tree)

DIY Plaster Casts for Doctor Role Play

DIY plaster casts for doctor role play for kids - This is just too wonderful!! (from The Imagination Tree)

130.247 5. The student analyzes the growth and development of preschool children of diverse backgrounds, including those with special needs. B. Describe the role of play in a preschool child's growth and development

Facts About the Importance of Play

130.247 5. The student analyzes the growth and development of preschool children of diverse backgrounds, including those with special needs. B. Describe the role of play in a preschool child's growth and development

A big part of what we do with children is teach them safe and appropriate ways to cope and express themselves. We aren’t born knowing how to walk and we also aren’t born knowing how to …

Spin the wheel of coping skills!

A big part of what we do with children is teach them safe and appropriate ways to cope and express themselves. We aren’t born knowing how to walk and we also aren’t born knowing how to …

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