Anyone with restless hands will enjoy working with any of our extensive range of activities. Well-made robust items, many made from natural wood, that utilise learnt skills such as screwing nuts and bolts, assembling cogs and gears or lacing and threading giant wooden beads and blocks.
Our locks and latches boxes are ideal to keep busy with - especially those living with dementia. Each has a variety of different bolt, lock with key and latches to do and undo. One even has a slot for the post!
These activities can help relieve stress and will keep people occupied in a constructive way and can often lead to conversation opportunities. Anyone living with a dementia such as Alzheimer's can find products such as these will help to keep them occupied in a meaningful way and often leads to reminiscence discussion about their past working life or household-related tasks.
Five specially designed tools, each with a particular motion e.g. spin, slide, twist, turn or roll. Ideal for use with anyone experiencing stress and can help keep hands and fingers moving to exercise joints.
For people with a dementia like Alzheimers, Finger Fidgets may help alleviate agitation and restlesness and help keep hands busy. See video below:
Fun fishing game that can help with both hand/eye coordination and numeracy. Four waterproof boards included giving two levels of play (1-5 printed or 1-10). 40 ducks and 4 fishing rods. Each duck numbered for added numeracy fun.
Cast your line and catch a fish! Helps maintain hand/eye coordination and dexterity. Sturdy fish and rods. 26 assorted fish and 4 rods to get a good 'haul'.
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.
Watch the coloured liquid ooze its way down the tube and relax! Fascinating to watch and three different tubes to choose from.
Twist it, turn it inside out - so many possibilities! Great for stress busting or for anyone with restless hands. Made from textured durable wipe-clean rubberised plastic. *MULTIBUY OFFER.
Giant tactile nuts and bolts set that are fun to screw and unscrew. Chunky pieces that are easy to grip and twist. Keeps restless hands busy and helps practice fine motor skills. 32 pieces. Fully washable pieces.
Pack of 54 chunky oversized buttons for easy threading. 5 sizes in 5 colours to colour coordinate, shape sort or just thread together for fun!
Lovely large bead shapes that enable easy threading and easy manipulation for all ages and abilities. Each bead is approx. 4.5cm. Laces included.
Create fun routes by lacing the cards according to colour and texture.Set of 36 high quality cards with large holes. Laces have 3cm firm ends for easy positioning.
Set of three wooden blocks with holes and threaders. Ends are stiffened for easy threading. Ideal for developing hand/eye coordination.
Set of chunky puzzle pieces to assemble into 6 different bird/animal images that have 6 pieces each. Beautiful photographs that will inspire any player. Simple to complete and easy to grip wooden pieces.
A tactile and visual therapeutic table top activity which will appeal to people with a dementia like Alzheimer's. Helps with hand/eye coordination.
Budding florists can create countless floral arrangements with this innovative set. 4 bases, 16 stems and leaves and 24 flowers make endless beautiful creations.
100 assorted brick shapes for pressing together and creating unique models. Can also be used for shape sorting, colour matching, counting etc. Great for helping practise hand/eye coordination and keeping minds busy. Makes a good activity for anyone living with dementia too. Fully washable.
Cogs and Gears is a stimulating and tactile activity which has proven to be a real success with people with dementia due to the stunning visual effect. Alter and change the cogs and gears to make your own system, then set the wheels in motion. A fun game which can help activate thinking and logical thinking skills in older people. Highly contrasting brightly coloured pieces make this good for anyone with a sight impairment too. 49 cogs and gears with interlocking base plates.
Keep fingers busy with this table top cogs activity. Perfectly sized to fit on a lap or table top and made from smooth wood. Makes a lovely tactile game for anyone confined to a bed or chair and the cogs are interchangeable.
Who can get their coloured balls into the centre first! Can be played by two people racing against each other or individually as a fun activity to help practise hand/eye coordination.
Can you replicate the design on the card using the relevant magnets and stand? 35 reversible cards, 8 magnet rings make this a unique game for all ages. Helps develop observation and fine motor skills.
Highly tactile game to appeal to all the senses. Place pieces face down and select two, then shake each and see if the sounds match. If not place back and let another player try. If you are correct then turn them over to display the image. Ideal to improve listening skills for younger and older players.
Lovely tactile 'feely' game that is simple to play for all ages. Twelve easy grip wooden pieces. Played just like a game of 'pairs' but this time you try to find two triangles that both weight the same. Makes a good game for older people who have limited hand dexterity and can also be used more simply for people with early-mid stage dementia.
Try to match the coloured balls to the pattern on the cards. Great game to help develop fine motor skills and concentration. The balls must be moved to a parking position before they can take their correct spot.
Brightly coloured wooden chunky pieces will keep hands and minds active. Helps practise fine motor skills with screwing and twisting the tactile shapes.
Have fun building all sorts of 3D structures and colourful mazes. Simply interlock the 4 types of tubes for endless configurations. Great tactile and visual game for all abilities. See video below:
Lovely chunky wooden shapes to slot into the correct holes. Great for little ones and also can be used for older people to practise fine motor skills. All wood construction.
Keep restless hands busy with this wooden activity board. Identify the two halves of the shape and then move them around until they match up in their correct place.
Keep hands and minds busy with this sturdy wooden locking compartments box. 4 types of lock to negotiate. A great activity for those with dementia
Unlock, unlatch, open the hinged panel sand count on finding fun when the pictures beneath are revealed! People of all ages and abilities will delight in discovering what’s hiding behind the locked and latched panels on this wooden lap board.
Everything you need to tinker and build. 40 different pieces to screw, twist, push and pull. Follow the instructions to build a crane, motorcycle, racing car or airplane or just make your own unique construction. All wood construction.
Our House of Locks is ideal for men who enjoy manual tasks. Helps to practice and retain fine motor skills and gives great scope for conversation. See video below:
New design. Help trigger memories about house-hold tasks, DIY and trade skills. A great activity for men with a dementia and encourages conversation and discussion. Seven different tactile activities to evoke memories of daily tasks around the home.
Keep minds and hands active with this ingenious, robust, latched box. Six brightly painted doors each with a different opening mechanism.
This toolbox has 12 pieces and is a great reminiscence activity for dementia patients, the tools can be held and talked about a favourit with men
Fans of DIY love this sturdy wooden workbench. Complete with tools and vice, flip it over to make a useful toolbox for storage. Ideal for someone with dementia.
Perfect start up kit that has everything an activity coordinator needs. Especially good for new-build care homes as you only need the one kit for all levels of ability. 67 different activities from art and craft and sensory to fun games.