The four traditional paradigms of play are all incorporated into the way a child life specialist approaches their patients. However, among the four, "play as therapy" is a primary focus of Child Life Specialists.
This is best for kids ranging in age from years old dealing with Initiative vs. Children's G-Tube Book. "is intended to help children with g-tubes recognize their strengths and learn more about a g-tube".
This list of medical apps that could be great tools to help hospitalized children. There are different apps for different topics and ages/developmental levels. Goals: familiarization, distraction, education, fun, independence (by gaining knowledge)