During lockdown, it is essential to keep fit and healthy and our range of fun items are perfect to get you going. Busy carers love Julie Robinson's Move it or Lose it range of DVDs - just get everyone to set a safe distance apart and follow her lead. All are designed for older bodies with gentle stretches to music. Why not invest in some Resistance Bands to help (or old tights will also do the job).
However, not all care homes have to keep residents apart, so for you there are a wealth of fun games for throwing, bowling and batting to keep arms and the upper body toned (and keep everyone laughing too!).
A giant inflatable ball can be bounced or balanced between feet if exercise has to be taken in isolation - we have a number of lightweight balls that are easily disinfected between use too.
For our full range - visit our Keeping Active category.
Gentle stretching to keep limbs supple with easy-to-follow demonstrations. Great for a group activity that encourages participation, conversation and a sense of wellbeing.
More excellent exercise routines by Julie and her enthusiastic team. DVD 2 is aimed at people who want to progress a little further, but exercises are still very gentle and suitable for many older people.
*Includes resistance band* Same gentle seated exercise routines but this time using a resistance band to help increase muscle tone and flexibility.
A favourite for those who enjoy gentle seated exercise to music. Clear instructions and an appropriate tempo make this CD suitable for all.
Strut your stuff and bust some moves with this fun dance DVD. Shows you all the dance moves and words to sing along to. All your fave hits like YMCA, The Twist, Hands Up and many more. Makes a great fun fitness session too! 20 great tracks.
A lightweight latex resistance band for use with 'Move It Or Lose It' DVDs and 'Stay Fit For Life' book. Helps users regain strength plus a wider range of motion. *MULTIBUY OFFER.
Bring a touch of fun to your fitness session with these colourful and lightweight pom poms. Easy grip handles attached to tinsel strands that will delight participants of all ages. *MULTIBUY OFFER.
Great to use for fitness activities, place the cones several feet apart and dribble a ball or even push a walking frame around - there's no age barrier to having fun. Why not include them in an obstacle course for care homes?
As requested by Activity Coordinators- an extra large, lightweight ball. Great for gentle exercise either seated or standing. Size: 42" dia. Pattern may vary from one shown in picture.
Made from strong durable nylon with 8 easy grip handles. Helps with upper body tone and makes exercising fun for all ages and abilities.
Specially created for use with large parachute exercises/games. CD includes 10 tunes - can choose tunes with or without narration. Includes guide booklet.
Just like an octopus, Octaband®'s colourful legs can be stretched in any direction, with any strength and at any pace. For people of all ages and abilities.
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!
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.
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!
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.
Play solo or with the whole group, indoors or out. Portable and easy to store. Try to score with your ball .
Pack of 3 different target boards - just aim and throw the velcro balls that attach easily. A fun way to practise numeracy skills and hand/eye coordination.
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.
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.
Add fun and a giggle to a favourite activity with these light, Balloon Swatters game. Incorporates gentle upper body exercise and can be used by people either seated or standing. Care home residents have a great time batting the balloons back and forth, either one-one or in larger groups. So easy to set up - make it easy with our Balloon Pump code: BP2 *MULTIBUY OFFER.
Send the beanbags tumbling down the rabbit hole in this target game with a storybook twist! With colourful illustrations taken from the original book, the foldable wooden board is easy to set up so you can be ready to throw your beanbags quicker than you can say “How curious!” Whose score will have them grinning wider than the Cheshire Cat?
Score a winner with this Foam Can Alley Number game. See if you can knock down as many cans with your bags, then add up your scores. Less noisy than our Tin Can Alley game and great to practise numeracy skills too!
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.
Everyone's favourite - this neat table tennis set provides fun and exercise at the same time. Net fits easily to table (extends up to 131 cm). Includes 3 balls.
A simple, classic game on a big scale - easy to see, easy to handle. Lightweight moulded plastic - great for indoors or out. Fully washable.
Bring added interest to your outdoor space with our birdwatching kit. Everything you need to encourage birds into the garden and identify the different species that enjoy feeding on the delicious fat balls hanging nearby. Ideal for care home residents.
Get everyone in the mood for gardening with this growers kit. Everything you need apart from the seeds and compost. Very tactile and suitable for all abilities - especially for anyone with a dementia as handling the equipment can encourage past gardening memories too.
Have a day at the beach without even getting your feet wet! Our kit allows for tactile fun with lots of scope for reminiscing. Just fill a bowl with water and drop shells and sea creatures into it, then scoop up with the fishing net and talk about your findings using the identification cards.
Our games bundles are specially designed so all abilities can join in the fun. Games can be played seated or standing and all are for gentle exercise to get everyone moving in some way. Great for older people in care homes to take out in the garden or to enjoy in a local park outing.
There's something for everyone in our games collection. Traditional wooden croquet for those able to stand to Foam Can Alley that can be played seated. Badminton can be played either way - why not try with balloons or scarves to slow the game down. Great to encourage older people to get active.
Throwing and catching games are so popular with everyone and help stretch and tone the upper body. This kit is a ready-to-go activity especially designed for older people to play as group. Ideal for care homes etc. Kit includes Velcro Ball Catcher, Lightweight Pattern Ball and a set of beanbags.
Welcome to our bonanza bundle of fun games to delight people of all abilities. An assortment of carefully chosen games that can be played indoors or outside. Why not host your own Oympics? We have even included a set of Winner medals for the champion! Money saving*