Getting enough exercise is very important, our Skittle set is a fun way of playing if participants take it in turns and the ball is washed or wiped clean between each player. Why not have a game of softball Tennis? It is easy to keep the 2m distance and our coloured balls can ensure that each player only collects their own ball each time.
Keep minds sharp and alert with a crossword or wordsearch puzzle - these are all individual pastimes that are a great way to relax. You might even want to host your own Pub Quiz - questions can be called out to each 'team' - you can even provide a few pints of beer to make it more authentic!
Singing is a great way to join in from any seating arrangement. Our CD and songbook sets range from wartime songs to 1980s pop. You can always add some Cheerleader Pom Poms to wave in time to the music too - made from strips of lightweight plastic and plastic handles - the whole lot can be dunked in warm soapy water and left to drip dry, ready for the next fun session.
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Our new Cross Stitch Bookmark Kit is perfect for embroidery enthusiasts and is great for older hands to keep busy. The kit contains everything you need to make 4 useful bookmarks with blank canvas pieces, large-eye plastic needles and an assortment of coloured embroidery threads to suit all tastes. Sewing is good for older care home residents and can improve hand/eye coordination and the rhythmic action can help to relax and relieve stress and boredom too.
Create your own village starting with this Medium Wooden House Kit. LIghtweight 3mm plywood pre-cut pieces to slot together and then decorate to your own taste. Give it a name? Roses round the door? It's up to you. Makes a fun creative activity for older people and can be done with social distancing as each person has their own low-cost kit. Can be sealed with varnish to make it withstand the elements outside.
Inexpensive, fun active Paddle Bats and Ball set to keep bodies toned. Lightweight paddle bats are easy to grip and the white ball contrasts well with the vibrant blue bat. Ideal to play inside or out as the ball won't damage furniture. Bat and ball games can help older people improve hand/eye coordination and fitness levels to improve balance and muscle tone. Fully washable for good hygiene practice in care homes. Why not keep score with our Chalkboard Wall Stickers - Code: ART72
Smooth pebbles just waiting to be decorated, this lovely tactile Pebble Painting Set is perfect for older adults in care homes to add their creativity with the enclosed paint colours. Why not cover with a background colour and then write an inspiring message to give as a thoughtful gift? Set includes 10 natural pebbles, 8 resealable paint pots, brush and full instructions.
Fun pom pom kit with everything you need to make this adorable woollen chick or ladybird. Kit contains card pom pom circles, wool, felt feet, beak/spots and googly eyes. Incorporates skills such as sewing, winding, cutting and glueing - ideal for keeping older people engaged in a meaningful way. Simple to make for all abilities - please note plastic needle included.
Create a full sensory and tactile experience with our fun set of Scented Bubbles. Blow the bubble liquid through the wand, watch them float dreamily around then when they pop, the delightful aroma of strawberry, blackcurrent, apple or melon delights anyone nearby! Why not play as a game with older care home residents to see who can identify the correct scent? Then maybe add to the game by playing our Sense of Smell - Fruits and Their Aromas game - code: GSOSF. Ideal for anyone living with a dementia and great as a discussion starter. Can be played while socially distancing too.
Anyone for tennis? This lightweight set is just the thing to play indoors or out. Durable set of plastic raquets and soft sponge ball is all you need for game, set and match!
Gently does it with this set of soft, spongy tennis balls - ideal for an indoor match. No one need worry about getting accidentally hit with these balls. Three assorted colours and fully washable. Use with our lightweight racquet set.
Can you identify the sounds? This Sounds Indoors CD & Card Set is a great listening activity for older people in care homes. Sounds include: baby crying, tap running, typewriter etc. Many are general household sounds that care home residents will enjoy remembering and can lead to some good reminiscence conversation too. Set comes with 40 linked photo cards and full instructions. Players who are sight impaired can also join in this activity.
This easy to use Talking Tube can be used to communicate across a small 3 metre distance between rooms or between indoor/outdoor environments. The retro telephone earpieces appeal to older people and can be used as a conversation aid for people with a dementia. Ideal solution for care home residents or older people living along whilst shielding during coronovirus as enables safe chatting from a distance whilst seeing each other through the window.Fully washable.
Make your own 3D Tall Wooden House with this fun kit. Contains everything you need to make a pretty model townhouse for decorating to your own taste. Why not use it as a pretty nightlight with a Flickering LED tealight inside? Or place a trailing plant inside for the fronds to gently cascade from the lower door and windows. Makes a great craft project for older care home residents, who will enjoy the assembly and decoration of the houses.
Pit your skill and see how many tins you can knock down with our Tin Can Nautical Knock Down game - then count the numbers and add your score - winner is the one with the highest number scored. Fun game to keep fit and have fun at a the same time. Can be played seated or standing thus making this ideal for older care home residents. Great for improving hand/eye coordination and physical fitness.
Find inspiration to start that story or poem with these Writing and Poem Prompt Cubes. Large easy clean foam cubes that fit neatly in the hand, with each having 6 assorted prompt sentences - that's 36 different starters to inspire anyone. Why not also use as a group activity to use for fun reminiscence sessions or to aid conversation in older residents? Ideal for care homes and for socially-distanced games during the COVID pandemic. Quiet when rolled.
Keep fit and have fun at the same time with this lightweight badminton set. Can be played indoors or out. Includes 2 racquets and 1 shuttlecock.
Never mix up your shuttlecocks again, choose your colour and watch it fly through the air! Play with our Badminton Set - Code: BADM
Try and toss the beanbag into the shark's mouth and see if you can score a hit - but be careful, you don't want to end up on the menu! Sturdy wooden target board with four bean bags to toss.
Lots of fun and laughter to be had with this cheeky throwing game for all ages and all abilities. Includes 132cm inflatable cheese target plus 6 bean bags.
Inflatable uprights on this Inflatable Ring Toss Game that are weighted at the bottom so they stand upright at all times, just waiting for you to try to get your hoop over! See where the hoop hangs lowest for your score - great for practising numeracy for all ages and abilities.
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.
New design! A traditional, well loved game played standing or sitting, indoors or outside. All wood construction and comes with 4 durable rope quoits and storage bag.
Keep active indoors or out with our great Golf Target Set. The two high quality clubs have tough rubber heads with lightweight metal shafts. Pop-up net has 4 different games to enjoy. comes with 12 lightweight balls.
Practise your putting like a pro with this handy anywhere Hazard Putting Mat. 2 metres long and even returns the ball! Complete with 'water' and 'sand' hazard to make it more challenging.
Bowling game made from lovely tactile cork that hardly makes a noise when the pins topple. Ideal activity for older people in care homes or hospitals and especially for anyone living with a dementia. Can be played seated or standing.
Players of all ages can practise their bowling skills with these pretty wooden skittles. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor play, these will prove to be a real winner. Set of 6 skittles 17cm high.
Nothing conjures up the style and elegance of a traditional English summer’s day like a game of croquet. Beautiful all wooden set that makes a treasured activity for all ages.
Another fun quiz mat in the range - 150 cards with general and personal questions through the decades to prompt conversation covering the 1940s to 1980s. A great group activity for older people including those with dementia.
Our Number Floor Mat game is a long standing favourite, simple but fun quiz! Throw your bean bags onto the numbers and answer the question to practise numeracy skills.
Our top selling quiz mat! Choose from 120 carefully selected simple quiz questions including: 90 Match the Song and Sayings, plus 4 colourful bean bags. Helps with gentle exercise for upper body. **2nd edition set of question cards now available!
NEW!! If you enjoyed playing our Quiz Floor Mat© and questions, here is a brand new set that will appeal to all abilities. Same categories but with a fresh appeal!
Get on your dancing shoes and quickstep your way through our latest Musical Memories Quiz Floor Mat©. Just throw your bean bag onto one of the symbols and answer the dance or music-related question. Or you might land on a 'Finish the Lyrics' where your singing (and memory) skills may be needed!
Free bean bags offer! Take a trip down memory lane and keep fit at the same time. Just throw a bean bag onto a random question and try to answer (or nominate another player?) Can be played seated or standing.
Free Bean Bags Offer! Reminisce and answer questions about your favourite pets. Just throw a bean bag onto a random question and try to answer (or nominate another player?). Can be played seated or standing.
Our Felt Tip Pens include every colour of the rainbow to choose from to suit all tastes. Non-toxic and suitable for all art projects - how will you use yours? Ideal for use for older people in care homes with our huge range of adult colouring books, many which are suitable for anyone with dementia - try our Retro Themed Colouring Book range, with bold, simple outlines or for more detail, our Adult Colouring Book Set is the perfect way to spend a relaxing few hours.
Larger than average, bold lettering makes this fun set ideal for older people or anyone with a sight impairment. Simple criss cross puzzles to enjoy. Decide from the list of words which will fit the boxes -it's not as easy as you think! Set of 4 books.
With 94 great crossword puzzles packed into each book, there's plenty to keep everyone busy. Large bold print to suit people of all abilities.
This Large Print Geometric Pattern Colouring Book will entice people of all genders and abilities to bring the patterns to life by adding colour. Lovely thick, bold outlines help anyone with a sight impairment to distinguish between the lines. Images can be photocopied and used over again. Makes an ideal care home resource for older residents and particularly for anyone living with a dementia. Spiral bound pages for easy page turning.
Our very own Large Print Pretty Pattern Colouring Book is packed with inspiring pattern just waiting to be brought alive. Thick black outlines are perfect for anyone sight impaired or for those living with a dementia. Pages can be photocopied making this extremely cost-effective for care home activity coordinators. Pages could be copied onto card for use with paint. A4 size and spiral-bound for easy page turning .
72 Pages of word searches which are fun to complete, particularly popular with older people or people who have a dementia. Set of four A5 books. Great size to pop into a bag and take when travelling or for outside in a park or garden etc.
How many countries have you visited? Have fun 'travelling around the world' with our Travel Scratch Map and identify those you have been to, then scratch off the coating to reveal a contrasting colour underneath. Makes a great activity for older people in care homes as they can firstly identify the country, scratch it off and talk about their experiences i.e was it a holiday visit? what did they do there? did they visit any famous landmarks? Can be laid on a table or hung on a wall. *MULTIBUY OFFER
Same features as the Easy level Word Search book but aimed at a slightly higher level of difficulty. Grids are 14 x 14 and subjects are designed to encourage reminiscence and conversation.
Looks like after-dinner chocolates but much more fun. Set of 216 questions in 6 categories to make the conversation flow. Choose from Music, Science, Sport, History, Culture or Movies.
2000 quiz questions covering 40 subjects and 3 ability levels, so something for everyone. A great resource for Activity Coordinators in care homes etc.
Rediscover your favourite music and memories, from rock and roll to punk, the Rolling Stones to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, pop videos to iconic festival headliners with this Music Quiz Book. With questions crossing multiple genres and decades. Sourced directly from the NME (New Music Express) archive for added authority, the quizzes are supplemented with exclusive quotes and facts from the original magazine. With around 1,000 questions spanning the 66 years of the cult magazine, this book is perfect for music aficionados of all ages.
Simply listen to the first few bars of the well known song and then name that tune! Songs are instrumental excerpts from across the decades: from 1930 to 1960.
Complete Pub Quiz kit includes everything you need for all the fun of a traditional pub quiz. 700 questions from 10 categories including: Famous People, TV & Film, Food & Drink and many more!
Covering 1930 - 1969 a popular quiz book drawing on memories of daily life; major events and celebrities. A great group activity for care homes.More than 600 questions and answers are offered on four topics: news, people, entertainment and daily life.
It's time to see who has the biggest brain with this trivia game. 600 questions on general knowledge, geography, music, food, movies and animals - this will put your trivia know-how to the test!
Fun quiz cards all done up to look like a take-away carton! Test your knowledge with these 100 music questions ranging across the decades, example; 'Which 1980s band did Morrissey rise to fame fronting?'