Johns Hopkins All Children's Foundation

Child Life Wish List

The wish lists below show the top items that will help our patients in different age ranges throughout the hospital.

You can donate toys and other items that will help children of all ages, from infants to teens, and their families feel as comfortable as possible as they receive care in the hospital. The online wish lists and other lists below show some of the items that will help our patients.

View our online wish lists:

Infant and Toddler Needs

  • Activity play mats and tummy time gyms
  • Animal buddy blankets
  • Animal night lights, such as Dreamlites
  • Baby books (scrap or memory books)
  • Baby photo books and picture frames
  • Bath toys
  • Bibs
  • Board books or soft books
  • Bottle sets
  • Car seat toys
  • Crib toys, soothers and mobiles
  • Diapers
  • Feeding chairs, such as the Bumbo chair
  • Feeding sets
  • Fisher-Price Little People® Toys
  • Infant-safe stuffed animals
  • Layette sets for our NICU patients
  • Links for baby toys
  • Lullaby CDs
  • Musical light up toys
  • Nursing pillows, such as the Boppy
  • Umbrella strollers
  • Onesies
  • Pacifier pals
  • Peg boards
  • Pop­up toys
  • Preemie clothing
  • Recordable books
  • Rattles
  • Safety mirrors
  • Simple puzzles/wooden puzzles
  • Sleep sets
  • Socks and booties
  • Stacking toys and shape sorters
  • Swaddling blankets, such as the Miracle Blankets
  • Teething toys
  • White noise machines

Adolescent Needs

  • 3D puzzles and snap-together models
  • Accessories, such as jewelry, scarves, watches, wallets, bags and sunglasses
  • Acrylic paint sets with brushes
  • Advanced arts and crafts kits
  • Art canvas
  • Athletic gear
  • Baseball caps
  • Bead kits
  • Beauty kits
  • Best-selling teen novels
  • Card games, such as Uno, Skip-Bo and Phase 10
  • Charcoal pencils and oil pastels
  • Chill & Spill journals
  • Digital cameras
  • Electronic games, such as Bop it and Catch Phrase
  • Fun or funny, age-appropriate T-shirts
  • Gaming chairs and accessories
  • Glass beads and teen beads
  • Headphones
  • iPhone speakers
  • Lego and other building kits
  • Model cars and kits
  • Nail kits and make-up
  • PG­13 new releases
  • Phone accessories, such as covers, cases and chargers
  • Phone and MP3 player accessories
  • Posters
  • Scrapbook kits
  • Skateboards and helmets
  • Sketchpads
  • Spa kits
  • Sports bottles and workout or yoga gear
  • Sports team gear
  • Tablet accessories
  • Teen clothing and pajamas
  • Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith
  • Xbox games

Other Needs

  • Baby dolls and doll accessories
  • Bilingual and/or Spanish items
  • Birthday bags and wrapping paper
  • Board games, such as Connect Four, checkers, chess, fishing games, Guess Who, Life, Monopoly, Jenga, Clue, Scrabble, Scrabble Flash, Bananagrams, Mancala, Trouble, Sorry, Yahtzee
  • Clothing items for all ages, including pajama pants and boxers
  • Coloring books and crayons or colored pencils
  • Sports equipment, Nerf balls and small basketball sets
  • Play-Doh
  • Play kitchens and accessories
  • Pillow Pets
  • Portable DVD players and flat screen TVs with DVD player
  • Window clings

Special Populations

We also have a high need for items for children with sensory processing disorders, developmental delay, and autism. Many items for this population can be found at Sensory University.

  • Bubbles
  • Chewy tubes
  • Light chasers or light spinners
  • Plush vibrating pillows
  • Sensory toys
  • Shaving cream
  • Weighted blankets
  • Weighted toys

Contact Us

If you have questions about toy and item donations, please call the Child Life department at the number below.