Light Panel Sensory Activities
Light panels are a great way to engage older people living with a dementia. The backlit trays allow for translucent shapes to explore and enjoy tactile games of slotting them inside each other, matching colours and threading them on a lace.
Why not invest in a large assorted set of shapes that can be used for a wide variety of games - see our Translucent Colour Resource Set - with 634 different pieces, they can be used for threading, colour sorting, counting and stacking. Great for utilising fine motor skills and keeping concentration levels high.
These games are ideal for keeping brains active and the light helps keep good focus and concentration levels high. Invest in a Light Panel Container Cover and you can allow paint to be used, adding a new element to individual creativity.
Lightbox games are also great for anyone who is sight impaired and can be used individually or as a group activity.
Why not try our A3 Light Panel with some inexpensive Translucent Colour Sheets to allow colour play and overlay different colours on top of each other to see how they change?
Our A3 light panel is great for investigation of light, colour and shape. Will help with focus and in keeping interest levels high in older people living with a dementia. 3 different light settings, the panels are tough, portable and easy to wipe clean.
For use with our A3 Light Panel, this Exploration Light Tray is made from clear polycarbonate giving it incredible strength and longevity where its rigidity means that even when filled with water it can be lifted and moved around without it flexing. In addition to its everyday uses with a variety of liquids and textures for sensory and tactile fun for older people in care homes and especially for anyone with a dementia. Please note: light panel not included.
This Light Panel Container Cover is a large clear shallow thermoplastic cover designed to fit over our A3 Light Panel, providing an illuminated container for a range of art, craft, sensory or exploration activities. Enables a whole new area of activity ideas for care home residents and especially good for anyone with a dementia. Keeps the light panel clean and tidy and is easily washed after use. Please note: light panel not included.
Explore the effect of everyday objects in a magical and different way. The panel uses LED strips and diffusers to evenly illuminate the panels in 29 different colours. Remote control handset allows for smooth, fade, flash or strobe settings.
This larger sized Light Panel Container Cover is a large clear shallow thermoplastic cover designed to fit over our A2 Light Panel, providing an illuminated container for a range of art, craft, sensory or exploration activities. Enables a whole new area of activity ideas for care home residents and especially good for anyone with a dementia. Keeps the light panel clean and tidy and is easily washed after use. Please note: light panel not included.
Translucent Colour Activity Set is a bumper pack of nearly 500 translucent acrylic colour activity resources and laces, ideal for using on a light panels for exploring shape, counting and sorting, pattern and sequence, also utilises fine motor skills and inspires creative fun. The translucent resources come in 6 colours as well as clear, providing an engaging means for older care home residents and especially good for those with a dementia.
Tactile fun with our Translucent Colour Geometric Shapes set of small geometric solids in 12 different shapes and 6 colours. Ideal for use with a light panel. Great for sensory games that appeal to older care home residents with a dementia. The chunky shapes are easy to grip and can be stacked, sorted and counted. Comes in a convenient storage container.
Our Translucent Colour Module Blocks are fun to stack and sort. Easy grip shapes can be built into all types of objects using the squares, oblongs and rounded edged pieces in a variety of colours. Ideal for utilising fine motor skills through imaginative play. Colourful constructions look even more striking when built on a light panel. Makes a great activity idea for care home residents and especially for anyone with a dementia.
Translucent Colour Resource Set that incorporates over 630 translucent acrylic colour resources and laces, ideal for using on a light panel for early investigation and exploration of colour, shape, pattern, counting & sorting, fine motor skills, construction and creative play. Includes convenient storage container and activity guide. Makes a perfect activity for older people living with a dementia and encourages creativity and concentration.
Have fun with this set of Translucent Colour Sheets, a set of colourful A4 acetate sheets, ideal for exploring colour-mixing and using with other colour and light resources on a light panel. Can also be used against a window and make a great dementia-friendly resource for care home activity coordinators. Provides fun by overlapping sheets and seeing how the colours change - can players guess what colours they will be first? A4 durable sheets that are fully washable.
Translucent Hollow Pattern Blocks in 6 shapes and 6 colours, for use with light panels in care homes. Great for pattern and sequencing activities, for counting and sorting, or for colour and shape recognition. Yellow hexagons, green triangles, blue rhombi, orange squares, red quadrilaterals and clear rhombi. Dementia friendly activity that is fully washable for good hygiene control.
Bumper pack of Translucent Jumbo Lacing Beads in 6 shapes and 6 colours with 12 laces. Use for colour and shape recognition, fine motor skills, pattern and sequencing, or sorting and counting. Most effective when used on a light panel which is an ideal sensory and tactile activity for older people with a dementia and anyone who is sight impaired. Lovely large beads that are easy to grip for older hands. Comes in a convenient storage container.
Translucent Linking Discs are highly appealing colourful octagonal discs in two sizes with notches for interlocking and a central hole suitable for threading. They can be used to construct abstract or symmetrical structures, are ideal for sorting and pattern-making, and are great for older adults utilise fine motor skills as well as encourage logical and creative thinking. Makes a great activity for care home residents and especially for anyone with a dementia. Use with a light panel for extra sensory enjoyment.
Fine quartz sand that runs silky smooth through fingers and sand accessories. Large 1.2kg Bag of Fine Sand means you will have a ready supply for your sensory and tactile sand activity sessions. Makes a perfect care home activity for older people with dementia as they love the feel of the sand through their hands and enjoy making patterns and drawing with their fingers. Helps improve concentration levels and helps hand/eye contact as well as allowing individual creativity.
Ideal for anyone with limited dexterity who finds it difficult to grip a thin paintbrush. Also can be used for pre-school children. Pack of 4 brushes with assorted coloured handles.
Our popular poster paints now in a pack of 6 assorted colours. Great for all art and craft projects. Ready mixed vibrant colours - just squeeze as little or as much as you need. Why not use with our chunky brushes or fine artist brushes.