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Our Little Academy

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Wish List

Our Wish List is updated daily thanks to supporters like you. Our staff will also be submitting requests throughout the year. Please check back often.

For questions contact: Annette Kissel at or (314) 553-2229

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
  • Gas Gift Cards
  • QT
  • Schnucks/Dierbergs
  • Michael's
  • Home Goods/Hobby Lobby
  • Aldi

School Supplies

Elementary School

  • Folders
  • Single Subject Notebooks
  • Primary Writing Journal (Grades PreK-2)
  • Composition Book (Grades 3-5)
  • No. 2 Pencils
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Larger Eraser
  • Markers
  • Colored Pencils
  • Ruler
  • Safety Scissors
  • Glue Sticks
  • Dry Erase Markers

Middle and High School

  • Folders
  • Single Subject Notebooks (wide and college ruled)
  • Composition Book
  • Graphing Paper
  • Blue or Black Ballpoint Pens
  • Highlighters
  • Colored Pencils
  • Pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Large Eraser
  • Ruler
  • Scientific Calculator (Middle School Only)
  • Graphing Calculator (High School Only)

Care Kits

Looking to create a "Care Kit" for a child at Our Little Haven? Here are some items we could use:

  • Small “Treasure Box” toys
  • Ear phones
  • Fidget spinners
  • Stress balls
  • Bubbles 
  • Small hand sanitizers
  • Small tissue packs (for backpacks)
  • Hats and gloves/mittens (for children of a variety of sizes)
  • Hand lotion
  • Pencils 
  • Crayons
  • Coloring books 
  • Word puzzle books
  • Small spiral notebooks
  • Pre-packaged snacks
  • Lunch items that can be heated in microwave (packaged chili, soup, pasta, etc.)

Games, Toys, & Therapy Items

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.

  • Elmer's Liquid Glue-easy squeeze
  • Paint Sticks
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Cardstock paper: all colors
  • Blank cards and envelopes
  • Color wonder mess free markers and coloring pages
  • Do-a-dot markers
  • Bubble solution and bubble toys
  • Water toys
  • Sticker sheets
  • Large gift bags (for birthday gifts)
  • Tissue paper - all colors
  • Balloons
  • Kid Wooden Art Easel Double-Sided

Games & Toys

  • Melissa and Doug Toys
  • Lego Brand Sets (Lego Brand Please)
  • Duplo Blocks
  • Ear Buds
  • Cash Register
  • Super Hero Action Figures
  • Dress Up Clothes (heroes, occupations, wigs, hats) 
  • Doctors Kit
  • Bean Bags
  • Sound Puzzles (animals, cars, etc) 


  • Essential oil sets
  • Diffuser for essential oils
  • Batteries AAA, AA, and C

Program Specific Items and Bigger Wishes

For more information regarding big wishes contact: Scott Hummel at 

Specific program items are identified and requested by our team of dedicated professionals. These wish list items will help our Clinicians and Case Managers better serve the children and families under their care. Specific items have been requested as additional tools, therapy items, testing supplies, and therapy room furniture.


Bloodless Hemoglobin A1C/Glucose Monitors

  • Wizard Monitor. Medical Case Management tool for Health Assessments. $1,150. View HERE
  • Prickless Glucose Meter. Medical Case Management tool for Health Assessments. $990. View HERE

Psychiatry Tools

  • Speech Recognition Software. Psychiatry Note and Reporting Tool. $140. View HERE
  • Speech Recognition Software. Psychiatry Note and Reporting Tool. $300. View HERE



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.

  • Kid T-shirts (all sizes)
  • Kid Shorts (all sizes)
  • Summer dresses (all sizes)
  • Swimsuits size 4T - 8
  • Water shoes size 4T- Big Kid 3
  • Beach towels
  • Weighted blankets - 5lbs max
  • Eye pillows
  • Sneakers children sizes 8-13 (Boy and Girl)
  • Children Clothes Boys and Girls (3T-6X and Large)
  • Pull-Ups (Overnights 3T-5T)
  • Kid Jackets (Size 4-6x)
  • Kids Underwear (Size 4-8)
  • Kids Socks (Size 8-13)
  • Diapers (Size 4 & 5)

Personal Care

  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Hand Soap
  • Kids Spinbrushes
  • Band-Aids
  • Deodorant
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Tissue