The Child Life department at Children's Mercy provide many
activities for the patients that require a tote bag or gift bag.
Some of the uses are carnival prize sacks, activity bags,
respiratory bags, and burn unit supply bags.
Would you and your group be willing to supply and decorate a
number of bags with simple happy pictures to be used for the
If you can go "one step further"…
We can give you a list of items to go in each type of bag so you
can conduct a drive at your facility to help us fill them!
For more information, contact Volunteer Services at (816)
Items for Bags
Activity Bags: Small gift bag to be used
Foam door hanger
- Stickers or other stick on decorations
- Any individual craft kit
Around Valentines Day…items to make cards
- Construction paper
- Card stock
- Markers / Crayons
Respiratory Bags: Small gift bags to be
used for surgery patients for therapy
- Blowing toys, i.e. bubbles, a pinwheel, or blowing party
- Other small toys
Carnival Bags: Large or small. Used for
prizes for various inpatient activities.
- Little trinket type toys
- Hot wheels
- Cool pencils
- Coloring book
Decorated folders: Something an
inpatient can keep and work on from time to time.
- Coloring sheets
- Word puzzles
- Dot to dot pages
- Coloring sheets at www.coloring-page.com