Busy care home staff will find our craft kits a real boon for group activity sessions - especially during lockdown with the loss of activity coordinators coming in to assist. Most of the kits have everything you need included, so this will save time and effort to set up.
Any birdwatching fans will enjoy construction kits like the Wooden Bird Feeder set, everything is included and pieces are pre-cut for easy assembly, ready to add your own design.
Our kits are great for all abilities and offer tactile fun and a sense of achievement, such as Scratch Art picture sets - so simple to do with everything you need in each kit. Choose from Sea Life, Flowers and Butterflies, Tags or Key Rings.
Or why not try out our new Dress Up Wooden Mannequins - choose from a lady or Sportsman. These have a variety of clothing patterns to copy out onto plain paper and ask residents to colour them in their own design and have a 'fashion show'.
There is something for everyone here - and to suit all pockets too.
Fun pom pom kit with everything you need to make this adorable woollen chick or ladybird. Kit contains card pom pom circles, wool, felt feet, beak/spots and googly eyes. Incorporates skills such as sewing, winding, cutting and glueing - ideal for keeping older people engaged in a meaningful way. Simple to make for all abilities - please note plastic needle included.
Learn the art of paper flower making with our lovely kit, contains everything you need to make big flower blooms to enhance any room. Dip, dye, cut then wrap the paper petals onto jumbo stems to bring them to life. So simple to do and makes a good craft activity for people of all abilities - especially good for care home residents. Tactile paper craft is ideal for anyone living with a dementia or for anyone with a limited attention span as good results are quickly achievable.
This kit contains everything you need to make this lovely Brown Bear with our Simply Make Kit. Includes different coloured wools, polystyrene body shapes and felting needles. Full instructions are enclosed. Needle felting is so simple to do, just place the coloured wool over the body where you need it and push the needle through the layers to bind together. Very tactile and rhythmic and can help alleviate stress and relax the mind. Why not try our other kits, choose from Penguin, Giraffe, Panda or Highland Cow?
Make this gentle giraffe - so easy to do! This kit contains everything you need to make this cutie with our Simply Make Kit. Includes different coloured wools, polystyrene body shapes and felting needles. Full instructions are enclosed. Needle felting is so simple to do, just place the coloured wool over the body where you need it and push the needle through the layers to bind together. Very tactile and rhythmic and can help alleviate stress and relax the mind. Why not try our other kits, choose from Penguin, Panda, Brown Bear or Highland Cow? Makes a lovely gift for a creative loved one too.
This kit contains everything you need to make this magnificent Highland Cow with our Simply Make Kit. Includes different coloured wools, polystyrene body shapes and felting needles. Full instructions are enclosed. Needle felting is so simple to do, just place the coloured wool over the body where you need it and push the needle through the layers to bind together. Very tactile and rhythmic and can help alleviate stress and relax the mind. Why not try our other kits, choose from Penguin, Giraffe, Panda or Brown Bear?
Everybody loves a panda! This kit contains everything you need to make this cutie with our Simply Make Kit. Includes different coloured wools, polystyrene body shapes and felting needles. Full instructions are enclosed. Needle felting is so simple to do, just place the coloured wool over the body where you need it and push the needle through the layers to bind together. Very tactile and rhythmic and can help alleviate stress and relax the mind. Why not try our other kits, choose from Penguin, Giraffe, Brown Bear or Highland Cow?
Everything you need to make this cute penguin with our Simply Make Kit. Includes different coloured wools, polystyrene body shapes, felt feet and beak and felting needles. Full instructions are enclosed. Needle felting is so simple to do, just place the coloured wool over the body where you need it and push the needle through the layers to bind together. Very tactile and rhythmic and can help alleviate stress and relax the mind. Why not try our other kits, choose from Panda, Giraffe, Brown Bear or Highland Cow?
Ribbons, buttons and bows - and so much more! Our massive Art and Craft Bundle is packed to the brim with craft items just waiting for your creations. Great for group sessions, items for painting, sewing, hanging decorations etc. Approx. 20 craft packs in each bundle.
Our Art and Craft set is packed full of items to craft and create with! So many different tactile materials to make all kinds of lovely fun creations. Pack makes a cost-effective activity for care home coordinators and are suitable for all abilities especially for anyone with a dementia. Need even more supplies? - check out our Arts to Share ordering system.
Bring a little sunshine into your activities with these lovely bird sun catches. Simple to complete with stunning results.
Limited stock! Beautiful die-cut butterfly designs, 8 each of 3 designs to decorate. Hang in a window for stunning effects. A great activity for creative older people.
Die-cut chipboard sundial shapes have cut away clear film shapes that make the pretty pattern. Hang in a window for a stained glass window effect. Set contains 8 each of 3 designs. Use with permanent markers code: ART60 for best results.
Select from 12 beautiful templates and elevate your art with this Colour Creation Set. Sixty colour sticks that give a richer and deeper colour. Each template features a unique theme, with black outlines. As you fill in your template. velvety color, taking anyone from amateur to professional artist. Ideal for older people as deep colours can be achieved without the need to press hard. Can also be used for anyone with sight impairment due to the high contrasting shades that are more easily defined.
Everything you need to make delightful stained-glass effect lanterns. 16 sets of pre-cut card and paper to make it a great group activity, especially for older people. Why not pop over a safe tea light to bring out a gentle glow.
Have fun creating super spiral patterns with ease with this great Spiromania game. Older people can reminisce playing this type of Sprirograph game from the seventies. This wonderful set includes everything you need to create lots of different eye-catching patterns (pen not included). Simple and easy fun for all abilities.
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?
Add your own personalised design to these Wooden Magnetic Frames. Tactile cut-out design. Set of 2 sizes that are perfect for a favourite photograph or picture. Can be painted or coloured with felt pens - then add embellishments to bring it alive. See our extensive range of beads, cut out shapes and ribbons. Makes a fun creative activity for older people in care homes. Front and back just attach easily by magnets - no screws or wire to bend. Dementia friendly craft.
These wooden Pine Trees are just the thing for budding creative types. Paint or colour to make your own personalised forest, or to create a part scene. Standing 19.5cm high, they make a great display en mass or individually.
Everything you need for apple printing - apart from the apples! Set includes fabric paints, chunky paint brushes and plain bunting, ready for your own printed design.
Download our FREE ACTIVITY SHEET 'Tactile Salt Dough Activity'and have fun with our kit. Easy grip handles that are ideal for anyone with limited hand dexterity. 6 assorted patterns to stamp, roll etc. plus 2 rolling pins.
Beautiful ceramic birds that have been fired to accept paint, paint markers or marker pens for you to create your own unique finish. Nice large size (14.5cm x 7.5cm) to handle. Great for care home groups to decorate. NB:LED Flickering tealights available CODE:LEDT
Design and decorate your own unique cup and saucer with our lovely set. Can be decorated with permanent marker pens (code: ) or food-safe ceramic paint. Fully glazed, these are dishwasher and microwave safe. Why not paint your name on the side to ensure no one else gets your cup!
12 little vases just waiting for you to personalise to your own taste. Made from kiln-fired bisque, these are ideal to hold a small bouquet or specimen flower. Acrylic paints or permanent markers are recommended for decorating (not supplied). Great group activity for care homes.
Three assorted keyrings in natural wood just waiting for your own artwork to personalise. Makes a great group activity. Six each of 3 different designs. Use with permanent marker pens (code: ART60) or poster paints (PPANT6) to bring them alive.
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 your own cute bird family scene - no need for paint, just brush on water and see the colours come alive. Kit contains everything you need to decorate, then layer everything to produce a professional-looking picture. An easy activity for elderly care home coordinators. No messy paint to clear up either!
Smooth pebbles just waiting to be decorated, this lovely tactile Pebble Painting Set is perfect for older adults in care homes to add their creativity with the enclosed paint colours. Why not cover with a background colour and then write an inspiring message to give as a thoughtful gift? Set includes 10 natural pebbles, 8 resealable paint pots, brush and full instructions.
Create your own house with this Architects Threading Designs set. Shaped wooden pieces that are sewn together to make up different sized buildings - you choose how to design them. You can create your own village or maybe one larger building? Laces are easily passed through the holes - no needle needed. Perfect for older people as keeps minds engaged and can help improve hand/eye coordination. Also utilises spacial awareness, colour coordination and symmetry.
Our new Cross Stitch Bookmark Kit is perfect for embroidery enthusiasts and is great for older hands to keep busy. The kit contains everything you need to make 4 useful bookmarks with blank canvas pieces, large-eye plastic needles and an assortment of coloured embroidery threads to suit all tastes. Sewing is good for older care home residents and can improve hand/eye coordination and the rhythmic action can help to relax and relieve stress and boredom too.
Our Hobby Yarn Set is sure to get creative minds planning what they are going to make. Includes a set of knitting needles and 6 balls of coloured yarn - enough for a winter hat, gloves or scarf. Or why not knit squares and sew together for a cuddly cushion cover? The rhythmic act of knitting can help soothe and relax and helps keep older hands supple and warm.
Knitting is a favourite pastime for many and is often something that people can still enjoy at an older age. Our kit includes lightweight plastic knitting pins that are shorter and easier to hold. Kit comes with assorted coloured wool and instructions for a simple knitted square. Please note: not suitable for young children or anyone with learning disabilities due to pointed knitting pins.
Weave your own coasters or table mats with this simple Round Weaving Loom. Just thread the warp yarn across diagonally to make 'spokes', then weave your 'weft' yarn around and around until you have the desired size. Great to practise fine motor skills for all ages and abilities.
Sewing skills can be enjoyed by people of all ages and these simple kits allow freestyle cross stitch or just easy running stitch using our chunky wool balls. Repetitive craft can calm the mind and help with concentration. Sewing helps keeps fingers and wrist joints active. Please note, needles have sharp points so not suitable for young children or anyone with learning disabilities.
Everything you need in one place. Useful little kit with the lid even doubling as a pincushion. Contains: coloured thread, thimble, pins, unpicker, measuring tape, scissors, buttons, poppers, safety pins and easy needle threader. Ideal gift for any craft lover.
Weave the yarn in and out of the large holes to create a unique design. Plastic needle with large eye for easy threading. Wide selection of colourful yarn with the kit. Makes 4 coasters.
Anyone can create a pretty design with our easy weaving cards. Ready set up with 'warp' threads, you just need to weave yarn or ribbon to make a unique effect. Rhythmic weaving can have a relaxing effect and does not require a needle.
Create your own feeding station for the birds and add your own decoration. All you need is in the kit with simple instructions included. Makes 12
A fantastic opportunity for a creative group activity session for older people. A ready-to-go activity - no tools required! Makes 12 lovely birdhouses.
How many flowers can you name? Here’s a chance for everyone to learn those wonderful names like Policeman’s Helmet or Great Hairy Willowherb. Seed growing kit to start your own meadow.
Grow your own taste of summer! Our kit contains everything you need to grow pots of aromatic Green Mint, Spearmint, Dark Basil and Lemon Basil. Perfect for a summer cocktail or refreshing tea. Kit contains 12 pots, tray, markers, compost, seeds and instructions.
Bring your gnome to life by adding colour and a facial expression. Specially fired ceramic allows for decoration using acrylic paint or marker pens. Ready to go activity that is ideal for care home activity coordinators. Suitable for all ages and abilities - especially older people.
Just gather your flowers or leaves and open the press by unscrewing the balls. Arrange your bounty then place the paper and card inserts and then the wooden top and screw tightly down. Wait a few weeks for the magic to appear. Great for card or picture design.
Lovely little retro wooden flower press to preserve all your special flowers from walks or gifts or just from the garden. Can be made into unique pictures and cards.
Make your own unique pressed flower cards with our great kit. Contains everything you need to make a pressed flowers and glitter picture. Makes a lovely tactile activity for a group and can help reconnect with nature.
A delightful activity for any green-fingered people. Everything you need in one kit to grow a variety of summer flowers to brighten a windowsill. Grow your own Sunflowers, Mexican Marigolds, Geraniums or Daisies - everything you need is in the kit. The perfect sensory and tactile activity that gives lasting enjoyment for all abilities.
Extend your knowledge about the seashore with this helpful kit. Includes: fishing net, magnified collection jar, 24 ID cards, notepad and pencil and full instructions.
Make your own unique key ring with this fun Scratch Art set. Includes everything you need to make six key rings each with a hanging chain. Just scratch your own design onto the black insert with the stylus and assemble for a professional finish!
The smooth, black-coated surface of each Scratch Art board is printed with the outlines of a pretty garden-themed picture; the full-colour version hides just beneath the surface. Simply scratch in your lines, dots, swirls and patterns with the wooden stylus to reveal the hidden colours! Pack contains 4 assorted scenes and 4 wooden stylus.
Professional results with minimum skill needed. Trace the sea-animal shapes with the stencil and fill them in with your own designs to create holographic creatures. Includes 2 silver holographic and 2 multicolour holographic Scratch Art Boards.
So easy to do but so effective! Just scratch the wooden tool across the black coating to reveal a kaleidoscope of colour. Designs include: butterfly, heart, fish and flower that come complete with hanging ribbon.
Raised velvet edges to the design helps keep colours from spreading. Ideal for young children or anyone with a learning disability. 10 assorted designs.
Create your own outfits for this sporty fellow - add the colours of your favourite football team. Five different sports outfits including tennis and cricket - masters supplied for photocopying. Figure stands independently - stand just slots together. Height 57cm.
Dress up dollies for grown ups! Larger sized sturdy wooden figure that is just waiting to be dressed in the paper outfits - six different nostalgic styles to choose from. Just cut out the outlines and add your own colour and design then fit to the lady using the tabs to secure. Height 55cm. Photocopiable outfit masters supplied.
Made by a local craftsman, this tactile chunky wood puzzle appeals to any motoring fan and the pieces are shaped and easy to grip for anyone with limited dexterity. Acrylic paints are included for you to paint your own 'bodywork'. 6mm thick wood. Guide enclosed. Please note, unpainted puzzle supplied.
Handcrafted wooden puzzle pieces that have been left blank for you to add your own paint. Lovely chunky shaped pieces that fit neatly in the hand and is ideal for anyone with limited grip or weak hands. Comes packed neatly in a cotton drawstring bag with a set of paints and picture.
Chunky wooden tractor puzzle just waiting for you to put your own personal touch on it. Kit comes with a set of acrylic paints, picture for guidance and cotton drawstring bag for storage. Lovely wood-scented aroma - a puzzle to appeal to all the senses.
Design your own chunky vintage car puzzle to make something unique to you. Acrylic paint set supplied for this simple seven piece shaped puzzle that is easy to assemble for all ages and abilities. Makes a great gift idea for older people.
Plain magnetic board approximately A3 size to use with magnetic accessories in order to create unique scenes, words and number quizzes. Makes an ideal activity for dementia patients or anyone confined to bed as the pieces will stay put and not slide off. Note: board only.