Can You Play a Game While Waiting for Your Scan?

The Waiting Game

Waiting for a scan can feel long, but there are fun things you can do to pass the time!

Bring a Game

Bring a handheld game, a puzzle book, or a deck of cards to play while you wait.

Coloring Books

Coloring books and crayons are a great way to relax and have fun before your scan.


Bring along your favorite storybook or comic to read while you wait.

If you're at the hospital with friends or family, you can play games together like tic-tac-toe or hangman.

Play With Friends

Challenge yourself with brain teasers or riddles to keep your mind sharp.

Mind Games

Drawing and Doodling

Use a sketchpad or notebook to draw or doodle while you wait—it's a great way to get creative!

Music and Podcasts

Listen to your favorite music or a podcast to help you relax and pass the time.

Playing games and staying busy can help make the wait feel shorter and more enjoyable!