Science Toys for Kids in Need

  • Location
    Albany, New York
  • Status
    Active
  • Age Level
    11 to 13 Years
    5 to 7 Years
    8 to 10 Years

The Problem

At many family shelters, children\'s hospitals, and Child Advocacy Centers (which provide care for victims of child abuse), children get to choose a teddy bear or other plushie which gives them a cuddly friend to keep them company and allows them to reaffirm their goodness and agency through the act of choice. We are helping give children a unique toy choice and activities to inspire a love of science.

Our Plan

We assembled and delivered 12 dinosaur plushie activity kits to the Albany Medical Center Children\'s Hospital Child Life center in September 2022.

Themes Addressed

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    Community
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    Education
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    Peace & Safety
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    Reasons for Hope

The Benefit

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    People
About Roots & Shoots

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