Live, interactive play and activities for children and families!

Project Sunshine’s TelePlay program is a live play experience, using a HIPAA compliant technology platform. TelePlay provides developmentally appropriate, engaging activities and games led by volunteers, including skilled volunteers like artists and musicians, and is open to any child facing medical challenges in or out of the hospital.

All participants must sign a consent form before every session that assures and reinforces our commitment to privacy. Once participants have registered for a session an email will be sent from teleplay@projectsunshine.org with the consent form.

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Frankly, I Fibbed

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Join us for a bluffing game with random objects in your setting! All participants can prepare the “weirdest” thing they can find and either lie or tell the truth about it. Will you be able to trick everyone with your acting skills?

Scavenger Hunt

Suggested for all ages
It’s a virtual scavenger hunt within your setting! Can you find something yellow around you? How about something soft? Use your eyes or your bodies to look for objects with one minute on the clock!

Scavenger Hunt – Cell Phone

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
It’s a cell phone scavenger hunt within your setting! We’ll give you a topic of something to find and using your device you have one minute on the clock to find it!

Scavenger Hunt – Disney

Suggested ages 5-9 and 10-14
It’s a virtual Disney scavenger hunt within your setting! Can you find a new character for Woody’s crew or something you love as much as Olaf loves warm hugs? Use your eyes or your bodies to look for objects with one minute on the clock!

Scavenger Hunt – Holiday

Suggested for all ages
It’s a holiday themed virtual scavenger hunt within your setting! Can you find something you wouldn’t wear in the snow? How about something sparkling? Use your eyes or your bodies to look for objects with one minute on the clock!

Verbal Games

Alphamania

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
How many music artists can you name in the order of the alphabet? We’ll start you off – A for Ariana Grande! Next? Obviously B for Beyonce or maybe Bruno Mars? Work as a group to see how far you can get in the alphabet within a certain category!

Finish the Song Lyric

Suggested for all ages
How is your music bank? Can you finish the lyrics to each of the songs provided? Put your music knowledge to the test along with friends!

Zeroed In

Suggested for all ages
Can you guess the full image when we’ve completely zoomed into a specific part of the picture? We’ll slowly show more of the photo to help you guess!

Guess Who – Winter

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
I don’t know who or what I am anymore! Can you help me figure it out with yes/no questions? Tell me, am I getting hot or cold with my questions?

On the Clock

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
How many alien movies can you name in 15 seconds? What about salad dressings? You have exactly 15 seconds to think of as many things related to the category provided. Take on the challenge of thinking fast or phone a friend to beat the clock!

Sound It Out

Suggested for all ages
We all know what sound a cow makes, right? But trust me when I say it won’t be as easy to guess the random sounds we’ve prepared for you! Quiet everybody down and get ready to listen carefully!

20 Questions

Suggested for all ages
I’m thinking of something – can you guess what it is in just 20 yes/no questions? Choose the right questions to ask because I won’t give any hints no matter how cute you are!

Classics

Bingo

Suggested for all ages
Are you feeling lucky today? Why not try everyone’s favorite game of chance? The first person to cross off five numbers in a row wins!

Bingo – Holidays Around the World

Suggested for all ages
How lucky do you feel today? Why not try everyone’s favorite game of chance? The first person to cross off five holiday pictures in a row wins!

Bingo – Snowflakes with Numbers

Suggested for all ages
Are you feeling lucky? Why not try everyone’s favorite game of chance? The first person to cross off five snowflake numbers in a row wins!

Bingo – The Best Holiday Songs

Suggested for all ages
Feeling lucky today? Why not try everyone’s favorite game of chance? The first person to cross off five holiday songs in a row wins!

Charades

Suggested for all ages
What varies in sizes and is considered man’s best friend? A dog, of course! Sing, dance, act or describe clues in any way you want for the group to guess! It’s time to hone in your acting/describing skills!

Charades – Animals

Suggested for all ages
Get ready to show off your acting skills as you act out a variety of animals for the other players to guess!

I SPY

Suggested for all ages
I spy with my little eyes something that starts with the letter G – can you find it? Join other players to look for certain objects within a variety of scenes and storylines!

Pictionary

Suggested for all ages
How are your drawing skills? Get ready to draw out different topics for other players to guess!

Trivia

Suggested for all ages
Do you know how many colors there are in the rainbow? How about the restaurant with a clown mascot? I’ll give you a hint: “ba da ba ba ba… I’m lovin’ it!” Put your general knowledge to the test along with friends!

Trivia –  Amazing Animals

Suggested for all ages
Did you know that newborn kangaroos are only about an inch in length or how about the fact that cows are color blind? Put your animal knowledge to the test along with friends!

Trivia- Disney, Pixar, Marvel

Suggested for all ages
Do you know who Andy’s neighbor in Toy Story is? What about Sulley and Mike’s nickname for the little girl they accidentally meet in Monsters Inc.? Can you name where Black Panther calls home? Put your Disney, Pixar, and Marvel knowledge to the test along with friends!

Trivia – Pop Culture

Suggested for all ages
Did you know Darth Vader and Lion King’s Mufasa are voiced by the same person? How about the fact that there is one more Harry Potter movie than the books? Put your pop culture knowledge to the test along with friends!

Trivia – Sports

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Do you know how often the Olympics are held? How about the only country to have played in every single soccer World Cup? Put your sports knowledge to the test along with friends!

Trivia/Jeopardy – Holiday Time

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Did you know Jingle Bells was actually a Thanksgiving song? Do you know what the most popular Christmas movie is? Put your holiday knowledge to the test along with friends!

Trivia/Jeopardy – Winter

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Did you know it can snow in deserts? Do you know what the shortest day of the year is called? Put your knowledge about the winter to the test along with friends!

Escape Rooms

Escape the Room – Bank Heist

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Let’s work through a series of clues and puzzles to escape the room together! Won’t you join us for a thrilling bank heist?

Escape the Room – Hogwarts

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Join us to work through a series of clues and puzzles and escape a Harry Potter themed room! Get ready to think outside the box!

Escape the Room – Minecraft

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Join us to work through a series of clues and puzzles and escape a Minecraft themed room! Get ready to think outside the box!

Escape the Room – National Aquarium

Suggested for all ages
Let’s work through a series of clues and puzzles to find the stolen Oscar from the National Aquarium! Get ready to think outside the box!

Apps/Websites

Chips and Guac

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Enjoy this hilarious word association game similar to Apples to Apples. One player is selected to be the judge and plays a guac card as a prompt. Everyone else picks a chips card with actions and phrases that they think matches best with the guac card. Get creative with the associations! Best chips card wins a point.

Heads Up

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Can you guess what you are only from the descriptions and clues from the other players? The quicker you guess, the more time you have to earn points for each correct answer!

Heads Up – Act it Out, Family Style

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
How are your acting skills? Move, shake, do whatever you can to act out a variety of topics! The quicker the other players can guess what you are acting out, the more time there is to earn points for each correct answer! Think fast and act!

Heads Up – Karaoke Night

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Can you guess what song the other players are humming? The quicker you guess, the more time you have to earn points for each correct answer! Get ready to show your humming skills!

Heads Up – Sound It Out

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Can you guess what the other players are sounding out? The sound effects are your only clue and the quicker you guess, the more time you have to earn points for each correct answer!

Kahoot!

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Yes, it’s the game used by teachers but won’t you join us for some fun trivia though Kahoot? Grab your computer or smartphone and get ready to think fast because you only have a few seconds to answer!

PSYCH!

Suggested ages 15-18
Everyone will be making up some fake answers to a given prompt. Can you choose the outrageous real answer among your friends’ fakes? Get points for guessing the right answer, and for each other player you PSYCH! into choosing yours.

Words with Friends

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Play scrabble online with friends! Everyone will be taking turns to build words crossword-puzzle style. Keep in mind the more challenging and less common letters like X, Q, Z are worth more points!

Mindfulness & Meditation

Colorful Breath

Suggested for all ages
Colorful Breath is a calming breathing exercise to help you feel relaxed. Join us for 5 minutes to focus on your breath and use your imagination.

Gratitude Attitude

Suggested ages 10-14 and 15-18
Thinking about what we are grateful for helps give us a positive attitude. Come join us for 5 minutes to relax, reflect, and think about what you are thankful for.

Shake and Share

Suggested ages  5-9 and 10-14
We’ve got a fun playlist ready for you! Would you join us to listen and move to the music and possibly get to know one another better?