Presentation on theme: "K-2 Presentation Laughter is the best medicine Sections: 1)A smile a day brings the Clown Doctors to play 2)Laughter! Why is it the best medicine? 3)You."— Presentation transcript:
K-2 Presentation Laughter is the best medicine Sections: 1)A smile a day brings the Clown Doctors to play 2)Laughter! Why is it the best medicine? 3)You are my sunshine
Section 1 A smile a day brings the Clown Doctors to play
The Clown Doctors treat sick children in hospital with a special kind of medicine: smiles, fun and laughter!
Clown Doctors work with 21 hospitals in Australia and reach thousands of sick children, families and staff every year
They help children feel better when they are in hospital and lift their spirits when they are feeling sad or hurt
The Clown Doctors helped Sophie to feel better when she hurt her hand. They visited her while she was in hospital, playing with her and making her smile
Section 2 Laughter! Why is it the best medicine?
When you laugh, you feel happy. Can you smile or laugh now and see how this makes you feel?
Laughter has many positive benefits on your body! Relaxes muscles Takes pain and stress away Helps you get better Helps you cope with feeling sad and hurt Makes you feel good Helps you feel in control
Relaxes muscles Helps you cope Makes you feel happy Takes pain away Helps you get better Which parts of your body is laughter helping in this picture?
Humour can bring sunshine into the lives of the whole hospital community – patients, families and staff
Parents and siblings have a tough time too. The Clown Doctors can help families share in fun and laughter
Clown Doctors lighten the serious side of the hospital for everyone. Imagine you were in hospital feeling unwell. How would this make you feel? What would make you feel better?
If you were a Clown Doctor, what would you do to make a sick child in hospital laugh?
Fundraising Ideas! There are plenty of fun things you can do to share your sunshine with sick children in hospital! Dress up as a Clown Tell some jokes Bake sale Laughter challenge Can you can think of other great ways to share your sunshine and raise money for sick children in hospital?