caring for children and families. mind. body. soul.


Taylor Family Foster Care

Our Little Academy

Keystone Mental Health

Holiday Wish List

The Holiday Wish List is updated daily thanks to supporters like you. Our staff will also be submitting requests often through the Holiday Season. Please check back often.

For questions contact: Annette Kissel (314) 669-9321

Gift Cards

Gift Cards allow families to purchase last minute and emergency items through the year. They also make great gifts for older children that like to purchase gifts on their own or use to buy gifts for parents or younger siblings.

  • Walmart
  • Target
  • Amazon
  • Toys R Us
  • Schnucks
  • Gas Gift Cards

Games and Toys

Children that play with games and toys at a young age develop their creativity through imaginative play. Games teach cooperation and team work among children and focus attention.

Arts and Crafts Supplies

Arts and crafts are a big part of the Our Little Academy curriculum.

  • Do-A-Lot Markers
  • Buttons
  • Acrylic Craft Paint
  • Tye Dye Kits
  • Construction Paper
  • Copier Paper
  • Fingerlings & Accessories
  • Dinosaurs
  • Peppa Pig
  • Superheros
  • Legos
  • Pokemon
  • Little People
  • Cars Movie Toys and Games
  • Barbies & Accessories
  • Toy Trucks
  • Matchbox Cars
  • Shopkins
  • Doll Houses & Accessories
  • Star Wars Toys and Games
  • Minion Toys
  • Play Calculators/Cash Registers
  • Magna Doodles
  • Magformers Walking Robot
  • Melissa & Doug type toys
  • Action Figures
  • Uno Games
  • Chutes and Ladders
  • Googly Eyes
  • Yahtzee
  • Sorry
  • Connect Four
  • Memory
  • Mancala
  • Trouble
  • Hi Ho Cherry-O
  • Candyland
  • Jenga

Program Specific Items and Bigger Wishes

For more information regarding big wishes contact: Chris Munoz (314) 669-9386 or

Sensory items and materials used during therapy are crucial to care provided at Our Little Haven.

  • Case Manager Phone Replacements
  • Sensory Toys (squishy toys)
  • Weighted Blankets
  • 4 new laptops
  • CD Players (new please)
  • Balance Bike
  • "Calming Music" CDs
  • Digital Camera for staff and special events
  • Quick Laminating Thermal Laminator
  • Paper Cutter (Trimmer)

Clothing and Young Child Needs

We want to make sure that children are prepared for all seasons. The staff will often send children home with winter gloves, coats, and shoes. Diapers, Pull-Ups, and clothing is needed for when things spill, or a child needs some extra clothing.

  • Sneakers children sizes 10-13 (Boy and Girl)
  • Children clothes Boys and Girls (3T-6X and Large)
  • Pull-Ups (Overnights 3T-5T)
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Diapers (size 4 & 5 as well)
  • Hand Soap


  • The Connected Child (Dr. Karyn Purvis)
  • All Birds Haven Anxiety (Kathy Hoopmann)
  • How Full is Your Bucket for Kids (Tom Rath, Mary Reckmeyer)
  • Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons (Eric Litwin)
  • Anything by Author: Cindy Lee
  • Maybe Days (Jennifer Wilgocki)
  • I Love You Rituals (Becky Bailey)