Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas
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Child Life High Priority Wish List


  • Crayons
  • Play-doh
  • Coloring Books
  • Various art and craft supplies (paint, paper, kits, etc.)
  • Bubbles (small containers or small party/wedding bubbles are ideal)
  • Bubble Tumblers
  • Socks (all sizes)
  • Underwear (boy/girl, all ages)

Preemies, Infants & Toddlers:

  • Infant toys (rattles, musical toys, soothers, etc.)
  • Toddler toys (stacking toys, pop-up boxes, etc.)
  • Crib toys (mirrors, CD players, crib gyms, etc.)
  • Infant CDs and DVDs (e.g., lullabies, Baby Mozart, Baby Einstein)
  • Board Books (English & Spanish)
  • Slings for Babywearing – Slings can be purchased at the following:

Pre-School & School Age:

  • I SPY (or similar) books
  • Small cars and trucks (e.g., Matchbox)
  • Action figures (including animals, dinosaurs, )
  • Building toys (e.g., Lego blocks, Duplo Blocks, etc.)
  • Scale Model Kits (airplanes, cars, etc.)
  • Musical story books
  • 3D View Masters and reels
  • Autograph Bears or Stuffed Animals (For example:


  • Boom boxes (with CD player)
  • Make-Up kits
  • Scrapbooking supplies
  • Art and craft supplies and kits
  • Gift cards


  • Personal CD/DVD Players
  • Hand-held electronic games
  • Videogame systems & Cartridges ( PS3, Game Boy Advance, Game Cube, Xbox)
  • Kodak easy Share Digital Camera
  • Polaroid camera and film
  • Kodak printer dock & paper refills
  • CDs & DVDs (English & Spanish)  -current releases G, PG, PG-13

Spanish Items:

  • Leapfrog Learn & Groove Alphabet Drum
  • Leapfrog Learn & Groove Counting Maracas
  • Leapfrog Learn & Groove Piano
  • Chicco Bi-Lingual Smart Driver
  • Chicco Bi-Lingual Talking Farm

Important Reminders (updated 4/14/08)

  • Per infection control policy, NEW toys & stuffed animals are only accepted.
  • Video games must be rated “E” for everyone.
  • 50% of the patients at Dell Children’s are under the age of 2 years.