Helpful Gifts for Children with Cancer
Chemotherapy treatment gift baskets for children with cancer can help reduce the side effects of chemotherapy that can be especially frightening and overwhelming for children. Rock the Treatment has designed special cancer gift baskets for children to help them cope with the chemotherapy and radiation treatment. Our baskets are packed with activities, books, snacks, anti-nausea treats, and body products to help comfort and heal. Each basket also has a cuddly friend that could be heated or cooled to help the aches and pains, and also to keep them company during this scary time. Our cheerful baskets are designed with the littlest cancer patients in mind. Read some more about the items we include in our children’s cancer treatment gift baskets:
Gift Baskets for Children Going Through Chemo or Radiation
Lindi Skin – Lindi Skin makes some wonderful skincare products that are designed to soothe the skin. Particularly suitable for cancer patients, being that they’re unscented, this is a must-have for any child undergoing cancer treatment.
Dionis Goats Milk Lip Care – Dry and cracked lips are common with cancer patients as they struggle to keep their skin moisturized. This balm, made with honey and goat’s milk, is just what is needed to fight back the dryness.
Queasy Pops - These pops are all-natural and drug-free, made from essential oils and herbs formulated to soothe nausea. They also taste great!
Chemo Caps - Staying warm is important while undergoing treatment. These hats, made exclusively for Rock the Treatment, will do just that.
Hand Sanitizer – Chemotherapy is really hard on one’s immune system, making them more susceptible to germs and bacteria.
MIND & COMFORT
Book - The Bald Headed Princess – What is a girl with cancer to do? Will her friends still want to hang out with her? Can she play soccer? And what about school? How will she manage homework from home and the hospital? Can she please get back to a normal life? Isabel learns that having cancer is just awful, but it can’t change who she is. With the support of her friends and family, along with her courage and fabulous sense of humor, she gets through the side effects, the scariness and the baldness of cancer and chemo.
Book - Imagine a Rainbow – Through a series of beautiful illustrations that engage all of the senses, this book asks the child to imagine several things to cope with the pain. Some are calming, some are delighting, some are empowering, some are inspirational. As a group, they are intended to introduce the child to the skill of using imagery to refocus the mind away from pain. A note to parents discusses the pain management and guides parents in teaching imagery and deep breathing to their children.
Activity Book & Craft Projects – Books include a variety of different games, puzzles, and “search and find” pictures. Complete with 48 assorted colored crayons complete with built-in sharpener. These craft projects are designed to include everything you will need to complete the project, and will not take an excessive amount of time or concentration as not to frustrate the child.
Spa Comfort Pocket Critter – These adorable pocket-sized pals filled with natural grains, release delicious aromatic scents and can be used in many ways to warm the heart. They may be heated to be used as cuddle buddies or hand warmers, or they may be frozen to be used to soothe bumps and bruises. The grain pack can be removed for easy cleaning.
Magic Towel – Place in water and watch this fun little package grow into a fun, brightly designed face towel. Washing up will never be a problem again!
Jelly Belly Bean Boozled – Think you can tell them apart? You might not know when you will be “bean boozled” by a weird flavor. Bean Boozled jelly beans come in 20 flavors, 10 weird and wild flavors matched up with 10 look-alike tasty flavors. Is the blue colored bean Toothpaste flavor, or is it delicious Berry Blue. This pack makes for a lot of flavorful fun.
Fruit Snacks – These enjoyable snack packs, made with real fruit juice, are high in vitamin C and are Gluten free and low in calories. And they are fat-free.
Whistle Pop – Both a candy and a toy. Just give a whistle! These whistle pops delight children and adults alike with whistle-shaped cherry candy that you can blow like a real whistle. Adjust the plastic stick to change the pitch and make your own merry melodies. You’re in for a hoot!