Child Life Wish List

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Gifts and toys are used by our Child Life team year round for special holiday and birthday celebrations, end of treatment parties, or to help make a procedure a little less scary.

Purchase Online Gifts

Order gifts for the kids in the hospital from the convenience of your home! Check out our online store for our current needs. Select the toys and gifts of your choosing and they will be ordered for the kids at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital.

Donate Pre-Purchased Items

Due to infection control, all items must be new and in their original packaging. Items that are not accepted include:

  • Used or opened toys, books, magazines, stuffed animals, beanie babies, DVD’s and electronics
  • Homemade cards, capes and clothes
  • Food, drinks and candy
  • Any items with Latex, including balloons
  • Nerf or other gun style toys, or toys and games with violent themes

View a complete list of needed items here.

Drop Off Locations and Hours

Toy donations can be delivered to the front desk of Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital (2001 W 86th Street, Entrance 4)
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

A gift-in-kind form must be completed and turned in with all toy donations. The gift-in-kind form is available here to complete in advance, or printed copies are available at the front desk when delivering your items.

Download Gift In-Kind Donation Form (pdf) »

Download Child Life Wish List (pdf) »

Would you like provide a gift to a child at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital? Click here to learn how.


  • Infant toys with lights and sounds
  • Handheld infant toys
  • White noise and sound machines
  • Musical Crib toys
  • Wooden Puzzles
  • Children’s Toys (all plastic – Little Tykes, Playskool, Fisher Price, V-tech, Disney)
  • Fisher Price Little People Sets
  • Action Figures (Spiderman, Batman, Hulk, Iron Man, etc.)
  • Barbie Dolls
  • Baby Dolls
  • Toys featuring popular characters (i.e. Elmo, Dora, Doc McStuffins, Mickey Mouse, Thomas the Train, Disney Princesses, Frozen)
  • Matchbox and Hot Wheels Cars
  • Legos



  • Colts or Pacers Memorabilia (shirts, hats, jewelry, etc.)
  • Building or Model Kits
  • Decks of Cards
  • Journals
  • Manicure sets and nail polish
  • Bath and Body products
  • Art/Jewelry making kits
  • Sports themed items
  • Magazine Subscriptions

Child Life Services (CLS)

  Greatest Needs

  • Fleece blankets (new, not used)
  • New release DVD’s (G, PG, PG13)
  • Crayola Crayons
  • Coloring books
  • Legos
  • Xbox One and PS4 Games
  • Toys featuring popular characters

  Ways to Give

Children with puzzle pieces



We will accept any used game systems, games and DVDs. All other items need to be new.

  • Fun Centers
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox 360-
  • PlayStation 3 and Playstation 4 (systems, games, controllers)
  • DVD players
  • iPads
  • Ear buds/Headphones



  • iTunes
  • Wal-Mart
  • Target
  • Best Buy
  • Meijier
  • Restaurants surrounding Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital (Starbucks, Applebees, Chik-fil-A, Subway, Panera, etc.)



  • Guitar straps, picks, capos, and cables
  • Foldable music stand
  • Drums (djembe, tubano, and electric drum set)
  • Freenote Wings
  • Xylophones/Orff Instruments
  • Recorders
  • Blank CDs
  • Ukuleles
  • Instruments approved for 0-3 year olds
  • Light up spinners


  • Crayola Crayons and Coloring Books
  • Markers (Washable, Fine tip, and Broad tip)
  • Colored Pencils
  • Paints (Finger paint, washable paint, watercolor paint sets)
  • Paint Brushes
  • Stickers
  • Fiskars Scissors
  • Fuzzy Posters with markers
  • Paint by number for young kids and teens
  • Sun catchers with paint
  • All inclusive Craft & Jewelry Kits
  • Fine Learning Kits (drawing instructions, calligraphy instructions)
  • Scrapbooking supplies
  • Sketchbooks
  • Construction Paper
  • Beads/Beading Kits
  • Fabric Remnants
  • Ribbon & Yarn
  • Sculpey or Fimo Clay
  • Stencils
  • Table Top Easels, Lap Easels, and TV trays


  • Child friendly pillow cases
  • Fleece blankets
  • Pajamas
  • Sweatpants (all sizes including teen)
  • Children’s underwear
  • Character slippers
  • Stuffed animals (with tags attached)


  • Books – board books, popular children’s books, young adult series
  • Stress balls
  • Interactive Books (i.e. Books with sounds, I Spy, Look and Find)
  • Light up spinners

  Greatest Needs

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