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Match the animal with its coat, this Animals and their Patterns activity is a great way to engage older people. The close up image of the fur or feathers can be matched to its counterpart. Can be played like Pairs or just turn up the tablets randomly. Ideal for those living with a dementia as the tactile wooden tablets are easy to grip and encourage concentration and memory skills. 15 pairs.
SKU: AP623
£27.99

Activity Ideas:

  • Place animal coat cards face up but all the animal picture cards are face down in a stack. Each player takes a card from the stack and has to describe the animal. Person who correctly identifies it keeps both cards. Winner is the player with the most cards at the end.
  • Animal coat cards are face up on a stack. The animal picture cards are randomly placed face down. Players select and turn over one card and see if it matches the one on the top of the stack. If not, place it back as it was, if it matches, keep both and winner is the one with most pairs at the end.
  • Place all cards face up. Players discuss and group which animals can fly, have a beak, have spots, stripes, a long tail etc. Can be played with any number of players.

Match the animal with its coat, this Animals and their Patterns activity is a great way to engage older people.

The close up image of the fur or feathers can be matched to its counterpart.

Can be played like Pairs or just turn up the tablets randomly.

Ideal for those living with a dementia as the tactile wooden tablets are easy to grip and encourage concentration and memory skills.

Set includes:

  • 15 x animal wooden tablets
  • 15 x animal wooden 'coat' tablets
  • cotton storage bag
  • instructionss

Size: tablet: (l) 8cm x (w) 4cm.

Enjoy matching games? See our Healthy Food Matching Pairs game too. Why not extend this activity by discussing which animals players like best and why? Can they draw a picture of it and make a sound like the animal? What do they know about its habitat, diet?

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