Celebrate St Patrick's Day this year with these patriotic Irish Flag Napkins. 16 2-ply folded paper napkins that will look great on any table. Why not team with our Green Table Cover and Green and Gold Balloons to set the scene? Sing along to Irish duo Margo and Daniel O'Donnell for a real Irish party to remember. Great activity for older care home residents.
These Shamrock Window Decorations are the perfect way to celebrate St Patrick's Day. 14 vinyl stickers that cling to windows or mirrors -no sticky residue. Can be used over and over again. Why not host your own party with our Shamrock Derby Hats, green tablecloth and Irish Party Napkins. Sing along to Irish duo Margo and Daniel O'Donnell to get the party going.
Great for St Patrick's or St David's Day celebrations. Pack of 10 Green Balloons that will fill a room with fun. Great for any care home party - particularly good for a garden party too as the vibrant green colour looks great hung amongst the trees. Why not try our Balloon Hangers for easy displaying?
Pretty woven Easter Basket set that are ideal for egg hunt games. Lightweight basket that is easy to grip and can also be used to hold flower or plant arrangements - or why not bake some Easter-themed cup cakes and pop them in as a gift for a loved one? Makes a lovely activity for care home residents and can be used afterwards to hold sweets or treasured items. Colours may vary.
Add a spring theme to any window with our Easter Decor Window Clings. 7 assorted easy stick designs that will just attach without glue. Can be used over and over again. Great for spring parties or Easter egg hunt games. Why not buy two packs and stick them on both sides of the window so they can be enjoyed by everyone? Add a set of Easter Baskets and our Easter Egg Hunt Kit for a fun care home activity for all abilities.
Oh so pretty, glittery egg set just perfect for decorating Easter Bonnets, baskets and many other craft projects. Made from lightweight polystyrene, this assorted pack will add fun to any art session. 6 colours in each pack.
Our tactile wooden eggs and cups are just waiting to be decorated in your own unique way. Can be painted or coloured with felt pens. Ideal for breakfast - why not get a group together to make a 'family' of faces?
Can you match the pattern to the template? This Magic Mosaic game comes with 180 different pattern designs to match. Chunky wooden pieces in both black and white to lay in a variety of positions. Makes a fun game for older people with dementia and can help improve hand/eye coordination, shape sorting and planning skills. Long lasting wood, this game will delight for many years to come.
Boredom never need be a problem again with this high quality Never Ending Pattern Game, 104 wooden tiles with semi circles or crosses that can be laid in endless ways to create infinite patterns. Lovely tactile wooden pieces that are easy to grip for older hands. Care homes find this game so easy to set up and will provide hours of fun for all abilities. Encourages hand/eye coordination, pattern/shape awareness and concentration in older people - especially good for anyone with a dementia.
Our Toss and Talk Cube - Talk About Your Senses, helps you to do just that. A fun way to activate conversation in older people. Just toss the cube to a player and choose one of the senses printed on the side - then choose an image on the inside cubes to talk about i.e: 'What might you hear in the woods?'. Incorporates gentle upper body exercise with discussion - perfect activity for care home residents and anyone with a dementia.
Everyone loves a game of 'Badders', and with our Badminton Set you have everything you need to get that shuttlecock flying. Set includes racquets, shuttlecocks, net with stabiliser pegs. Great for outdoor play but could be played indoors if net can be tied to a post either side. Makes a fun way to keep fitness levels high for older care home residents - could be played seated if net is lowered to a suitable height.
Always get a professional finish with our Watercolour Velvet Art Posters, any mishaps gets absorbed by the velvet so you get perfect results every time. Printed on watercolour paper, you can blend colours according to taste. 6 each of 4 designs to delight any art lover. Lovely bold, tactile designs making this an ideal craft activity for older care home residents including anyone with dementia or a sight impairment.
You can design these durable Foam Frames any way you like to be horizontal OR vertical! Simply use the easel pieces to make your frame stand. We recommend permanent markers, acrylic paints, or even foam stickers to decorate! Tape is needed to hold photo in place. Pack of 24 makes this craft set ideal for care home craft activity sessions. Easy craft for all abilities to enjoy.
Create something beautiful with our Tactile Glass Mosaic Set, some smooth and some with ridges that make a lovely craft activity for older care home residents. Large pack of 1300 assorted colours that can be used for decorative place mats, coaster or wall art. Set comes with 3 laying trays to help lay out the pieces in any combination you wish. Simple activity that is suitable for anyone with a dementia too.
Create a fairy tale picture in an instant with our Stamp a Scene - Fairy Garden kit. Easy to grip rubber-faced wooden-handled outline stamps in 20 designs including fairy, butterfly, toadstool and frog. Just press each into the included stamp pad in either pink or purple washable ink and stamp away. Ideal for older care home residents who have difficulty with drawing skills or in gripping a pencil. Instant appeal for dementia patients.
Add some sparkle to your cards with this pack of Craft Glitter Flowers. Nine assorted flowers, each with a light dusting of glitter to catch the light and bring your project alive. Easy to use and great for older care home residents who have difficulty holding smaller items. Adds instant fun and can be used for all sorts of craft ideas.
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 .
This book outlines a framework for art therapy with older adults rooted in a belief in the autonomy and self-efficacy of older adults, including those with dementia or other diseases of later life. Relative to assisted living and dementia-care environments, it details case studies and ideas for using art therapy and encourages increased interactions between older adults in care homes.
Ring the doorbell and peek inside this Doorbell House Tactile Activity. Made from sturdy wood, each side has an opening door with a bell to ring and includes 4 play people. You can even lock/unlock each door and never lose the key as they are securely fastened to a long tape for ease of use. Ideal for older people with a dementia - the action of locking/unlocking doors helps with reminisce therapy. Also keeps hands busy and minds occupied.
Story Telling Bags make great activities for care homes and can help older residents stimulate creativity and past memories as well as making great conversation aids. Just select two or three wooden pieces from the bag and use them to make up your own stories. Can be done as a group with each person selecting one piece and telling a story 'in the round' or for a one-to-one therapy aid. Beautifully made wooden pieces in a soft velvety storage bag. Comes with a piece of story text to help get started.
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!...