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Creative Arts Therapy Gift Wishlist

Child Life | Art & Music Therapy | Our Team

The Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center’s Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department help to bridge the gap between home and the hospital by providing developmental and age-appropriate activities designed to help hospitalized children understand and adapt to the hospital experience.

Things You Need to Know

  • Your support is greatly appreciated. Your gifts go a long way toward brightening a child’s stay in the hospital.
  • For infection control and safety reasons, we are unable to accept toys that represent violence; toys made of glass, wood or brittle plastic, latex balloons. We are only able to accept BRAND NEW toys. This includes stuffed animals that have not been played with but have been displayed or on shelves at home.
  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center is non-denominational, we ask all donors to respect the beliefs of our patients by not including religious gifts.
  • Please do not wrap gifts as it makes it easier for us to personalize each child’s gift box. We will however accept long rolls of wrapping paper.
  • Please call Tricia Hiller, Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Director, 914-493-6657 to arrange a delivery date and time in advance. Toys dropped off without an appointment will not be able to be accepted.Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center is  non-denominational, we ask all donors to respect the beliefs of our patients by not including religious gifts.
General  Supplies
Notepads Scotch tape, double-sided tape
Batteries (C, D)
Newborn Preschool
Receiving blankets Dolls (all ethnicities)
Sleep sacks Chunky markers
Duplo sets
Infant and Toddler
Baby rattles Infant hats/bibs
Pajamas/onsies Fisher Price Baby's First Blocks
Fisher Price Busy Poppin' Pals Fisher Price Activity Center
Fisher Price Ocean Wonders Baby Einstein take-along tunes
Little Tikes tap-a-tune piano Plastic infant mirrors
Toys/rattles that make music Board books
Chicco bilingual farm
Dolls (all ethnicities) Duplo sets
Crayola jumbo crayons Play-Doh
Doc McStuffins dolls/toys Sippy cups
Pajamas Jake & the Neverland Pirate toys
Dora/Diego toys Action figures
Chunky markers Leap Frog toys
Plastic cars and trucks Color Wonder sets
School Age
Lego theme sets Matchbox/Hot Wheels
Crayola Model Magic Board games
Toy Story games/figures Avengers/Captain America/Thor toys
Bionicles Princess items
Pajamas Paint by number kits
Action figures Play-Doh
Creativity Craft Kits for Kids
Model car sets (no glue) Paint-by-number
Jewelry making kits Flannel lounge pants
Drawing pads Journals/pens
Nail polish Body lotion/toiletry sets
T-shirts (large/x-large) iTunes gift cards
Sports team hats/shirts Pajamas
Art kits Barnes & Noble gift cards
Art Supplies
Craft Kits: School age and teens Paint-by-Number kits
Jewelry making Kits Blank canvas
Acrilyc paints Beads/Alphabet beads
Drawing/Sketch pads Markers/Crayons/Colored pencils
Ceramics to paint Elmer's Glue/Glue sticks
Model Magic Coloring books
Glitter Pens Woods kits
Glue dots
Music Supplies
Blank CDs (CD-R) iHome rechargeable glow tunes speaker
Infant maracas Rainsticks
Child/Teen headphones Portable CD players
Rhythm instruments Oball rattles
Other items
 Silhouette Cameo Small Boombox

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