Gifts to Make

(Please make sure you check all hand sewn items to remove any needles or pins you may have used during construction.)

  • Comforts, quilts, or fleece blankets: all sizes

  • Pillows: various sizes (12”x12”, 12”x18”, 16”x5”)

  • Activity bags: plastic or paper bags filled with items to provide children with craft activities and fun things to do. Items that may be included: stickers, sticker pages, safety scissors, tape, cut and paste activity sheets, coloring sheets, word search puzzles, crayons, markers, colored pencils, glue sticks, craft sticks, watercolor paints, and bead kits with instructions. No candy or food items, please.

  • Picture files: magazine pictures cut and categorized (people, food, sports, animals, etc.) for use in art activities

  • Toiletry Kits (for parents or young adult patients): include items such as toothbrush and toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, comb, disposable razor, shaving cream, soap, etc. in a Ziplock bag.

  • Bead Bags for Heart Center Bead Program
    Please click here for additional instructions on how to order labels and make the bead bags. Bags can be sent to: The Heart Center 700 Children's Drive Columbus, OH 43205

Nationwide Children's Hospital is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. (EIN: 31-1036370).