Childhood Immunizations &Vaccinations

Childhood immunization has significantly reduced the number of children affected by devastating diseases. Learn more about Back to School health and the
role of vaccines in your child’s life.

Vaccinations and Immunizations Required for Kindergarten

Each state has slightly different requirements for vaccinations and birthday cut-off entry dates. We have gathered the information you need to make registering for kindergarten as easy as A - B- C!

Kid-Friendly Recipes

Jonas Salk

You may not know of Dr. Jonas Salk, but your life has certainly been affected by him! This famous scientist created the polio vaccine.

Cootie Catcher: Back to School

Afraid of catching a bad case of cooties? Never fear, back to school can be fun and cootie free with this awesome do-it-yourself cootie catcher.

Hand Washing Coloring Page

What's a good way to make sure your hands are washed completely? Learn in this coloring page.

History of Medicine

This history and reading project that traces the history of medical care, helps kids understand how the doctor's office came to be.

Kid-Friendly Activities

Hot Water Bottle Doll

Being sick stinks! Help make being achy a little easier by helping your child craft a comforting hot water bottle doll out of fabric, googly eyes, and ribbon.

Make Your Own Soap

Encourage your child to think outside the bathtub by making her very own handmade soaps! Perfect as a present, a decoration, or just to pamper herself.

Make a Homemade Hand Warmer!

Here's a perfect experiment for a cold, wintry day! The loaded combination of a few natural materials results in a natural warming device that will astonish your child!

Homemade Hand Sanitizer

Create your very own scented hand sanitizer that will help your child to keep those nasty germs at bay!

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Wayne Yankus, M.D.

Guest Editor

Wayne Yankus, M.D., FAAP

Dr. Yankus has been practicing general pediatric medicine in New Jersey since 1979. He is Board certified in pediatrics and is past president of the New Jersey Chapter of the American
Academy of Pediatrics.

Editor: Laura Kauffman, Ph.D.