Teddy Bear Picnic helps children learn about medical visits
September 15, 2014 - Picnic Time
Children entered in and out of clinics, teddy bears in hand, as doctors were prepared to check their pressed animals’ pulses during a Teddy Bear Picnic.
On Saturday, a annual Teddy Bear Picnic was hold during a Michigan 4-H Children’s Garden during MSU. It was a family eventuality in that children of all ages were speedy to come.
At a event, opposite stations were set adult in tents of clinics, as they would be in a unchanging doctor’s office. Children brought teddy bears that were given check-ups by several doctors. The vigilant of this eventuality was to let children see a palliate of alloy visits and to overcome their fears.
It was a fun-filled day with live music, a revisit from Sparty and a MSU women’s basketball team.
B.J. Puchala, comparison village relationship of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, pronounced Blue Cross Blue Shield has perceived a lot of support for this event.
“The Blue Cross Blue Shield debate is built around this thought about kids, creation intelligent choices,” Puchala said. “We’ve been removing a lot of support from sports teams and amicable media.”
Several doctors who were benefaction voiced their thankfulness for volunteering during a event.
“Children’s teddy bears get shots, Band-Aid and a certificate,” pronounced Dr. Sath Sudhanthar, partner highbrow and pediatrician in the College of Human Medicine. “We are advantageous to have these sponsors and a communication with kids and relatives gives them a good idea. Just to make a disproportion and see their smiles is great.”
MSU students also volunteered during a event. Medical tyro Alex Lake, who is in his second year study osteopathic medicine, pronounced volunteering for this eventuality was a good experience.
“It’s fun to see a kids suffer medicine and interacting with doctors,” Lake said. “It’s good saying kids learn to suffer medicine as what it is and not be scared.”
In a end, a a kids that matter many when it comes to educating them about health.
“Kids get used to going to a alloy when entrance to this event,” pronounced primogenitor Patti Spinner, a proprietor of a larger Lansing area. “We come each year and it’s good when kids are carrying a good time since it’s something they’ll always remember.”