Special Introductory Price - 10% off! New - Empathy Doll Kindy makes the perfect companion for anyone with dementia who finds it relaxing to cuddle and nurture. Specially designed with dementia patients in mind, she will help encourage relaxation and help encourage child-rearing instincts from the past. Makes an ideal gift for a care home resident or older relative. Ideal for use with reminiscence therapy sessions.
Specially designed and made by Activities to Share, our Large Print Maze Puzzles book is perfect for older people or anyone with sight impairment. Wide variety of simple mazes to solve. Puzzles like these can help aid cognitive function and mental agility in senior people. Photocopiable pages for cost-effective group activities.
Knitting is a favourite pastime for many and is often something that people can still enjoy at an older age. Our kit includes lightweight plastic knitting pins that are shorter and easier to hold. Kit comes with assorted coloured wool and instructions for a simple knitted square. Please note: not suitable for young children or anyone with learning disabilities due to pointed knitting pins.
Larger-than-average print and simple to do, designed and made by Activities to Share, this Large Print Wordsearch Book is perfect for group activity sessions as the pages can be photocopied again and again. Great to practise mental agility and cognitive skills for all ages and abilities. A4 spiral-bound book.
Pages of fun puzzles designed and made by Activities to Share. Extra large, bold print makes this book perfect for older people or anyone with sight impairment. Wide variety of simple puzzles to help aid cognitive function and mental agility. Pages can be photocopied for group activity sessions in care homes, making this a cost-effective activity solution. A4 spiral bound book.
Call the tow truck! This magnetic wooden puzzle game features colourful automotive artwork. Use the magnetic truck to “tow” the 10 numbered cars from the game board. Enjoy challenging fun returning the cars to their correct spots! A creative way to encourage hand/eye coordination and fine motor development.
New! Carefully selected happy songs promoting & encouraging a positive & interactive sing along session. This is not just a DVD, this is a structured activity that can be enjoyed time & time again. This is as close to a live streamed or face to face sing along session you can get. Accompanying songbook is printed in colour with lyrics presented in clear & easy to read A4 sheets.
Special Introductory Price - 10% off RRP! Our newest Empathy Doll, Teddy will melt the heart of anyone who likes to cuddle and nurture. Specially designed with dementia patients in mind, he will help encourage relaxation and help encourage child-rearing instincts from the past. Makes an ideal gift for an older relative or any care home resident. Teddy is fully washable with removable clothes.
Let's talk about August! This pack will bring to life all we have for the summertime month of August. Maybe there is a particular summer holiday or outdoor concert that you remember? When did you last go to a carnival? Let's Talk packs provide user-friendly activities in an easy-to-follow format with guidance included to help with positive engagement and cognitive stimulation.
An invaluable resource for all activity coordinators to help deliver person-centred care for people living with dementia. 30 laminated activity recipe cards in a sturdy folder, broken down into five-minute, 30-minute and half-day activities. Created by professional care staff and Reminiscence Arts Practitioners and designed to save time, help learn new skills and enable staff at all levels to straightaway deliver meaningful activity sessions.
Squeeze the Hot Potato and the fun begins! Throw the soft fabric potato to other players while the music plays but when it stops, the player left holding it must take a chip card - get 3 and you're out! Makes a great active game to help stretch and tone the body and also practice eye/hand coordination. This throwing game is ideal for anyone in a wheelchair and for older people in care homes to encourage fitness and social bonding. Lightweight and soft to help easy throwing and catching. Suitable for all abilities including anyone with dementia.
Send the beanbags tumbling down the rabbit hole in this target game with a storybook twist! With colourful illustrations taken from the original book, the foldable wooden board is easy to set up so you can be ready to throw your beanbags quicker than you can say “How curious!” Whose score will have them grinning wider than the Cheshire Cat?
Played just like a coconut shy - but with pineapples instead. Throw the saucer-shaped missile at the pineapple and try to knock it off its perch. Great for a garden fete or outdoor party. All wood construction.
Modern twist on a well-loved game. Noughts and Crosses in a 3-D version, where four in vertical, horizontal or diagonal row wins the game - you can go up as well as along. Game includes two blocker pieces for extra strategy. 66 pieces and full instructions. Fully washable.
This award-winning “teetering, wobbling, shifting, tipping, unbalanced, balance game” is a must-have for family game night! Take turns hanging the notched, rubber-tipped wire pieces from the tabletop stand. With each added piece, the balance shifts and the sculpture transforms. But watch out! One wrong move could send it all crashing down!
Giant playing cards that won't make you go 'off with your head'! Alice in Wonderland theme for extra fun games. Includes instructions for 16 classic games.
You will need skill and strategy with this Humpty Dumpty Wall game. Played similarly to Jenga, build the wall, decide who starts..then take it in turn to gently slide out one brick at a time but mind you don't knock poor old Humpty off his wall! Great game that can help practise hand/eye co-ordination and strategic thinking skills. 2 players. Good for activity coordinators to use as a reminiscence therapy aid for older people with dementia. 2 players.
Play a game of Monopoly but in card form! Collect 3 card sets to win. Pay with your money cards plus action cards allow you to collect rent and make deals. Space-saving and takes less time to play - you can play a game in just 15 minutes. Makes an ideal cognitive game for older people in care homes.
Everyone can enjoy being down on the farm with this puzzle with added extras. Place an animal piece correctly in the puzzle board and listen to it play. Then remove each piece to discover the identity of each of the farm pieces. Raised pegs make it easy to grip for older hands and is an ideal activity for anyone with a sight impairment. Requires 2 x AAA batteries.
Place an instrument piece correctly in the puzzle board and listen to it play. Then remove each piece to discover the identity of each of the instruments. Raised pegs make it easy to grip for older hands. This Musical Instruments Sound Puzzle makes a great sensory and tactile activity for people with a sight impairment or for anyone with dementia. Requires 2 x AAA batteries.
Multicoloured wind wheel with tails to create a spiral in the wind. This Star Spinner Wind Wheel comes complete with line and swivel, attaches easily to windsock pole eyelet. Lovely to hang in the garden to add interest. Makes a fun garden party accessory and is also lovely to cheer up a care home garden for older residents. Size: 76cm diameter with 120cm tails.
Everything stops for Tea! Host your own nostalgic tea party with our Time for Tea and Cake kit that has everything you need - just add tea and cake! Getting care home residents outside enhances health and wellbeing and the nostalgic feel to our set can encourage reminiscence too. See list below for details. Great for summer garden parties.
Grab a box to decorate your party all in one! The chic gold foiled polka dot design comes with plates, cups, balloons, party hats, a happy birthday backdrop and napkins! Celebrating could not be easier!
Capture the atmosphere of sunny seaside holidays with our Sounds of the Seaside CD. Why not play it to enhance the mood of anyone unable to get outside, or use as part of our Reminiscence Box 8 At the Beach? Also good to use as part of an indoor picnic when rain stops your plans. Helps aid mental wellbeing and happiness.
This giant puzzle is packed with fascinating flora and aquatic flora. Over 1.2 metres long when completed, it makes a great group activity for all abilities. Wipe-clean surface for easy hygiene.
Have a go at our new, free puzzle pages! Simply choose a sheet, click on 'Download Sample' and then print them out to create an easy, free activity for individuals and groups alike. ALSO DOWNLOADABLE FREE BULLETINS HERE!...