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D.I.Y Blood Draw

on February 3, 2015

Create your own doll to demonstrate blood draw. Filling the doll with colored water gives the opportunity to address coping, comfort positions, and alternative focus.  This can also lead to developmentally appropriate conversations about blood and the body’s ability to replenish and heal.

This one is thanks to a question posted on the Child Life Council list serve..

3 responses to “D.I.Y Blood Draw

  1. Reblogged this on Child Life Mommy and commented:
    Fantastic way to demonstrate a blood draw to children.

  2. […] a blood test using a Water Baby. I learned this technique from a colleague, Genevieve Lowry at D.I.Y. Child Life. It is quite easy to do and kids enjoy […]

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