From family outdoor fun to honey tasting Let's Chat covers a wide range of our Great British Summer for us to enjoy. Alongside the Let's Chat video's we have put together a range of activities that complement the subjects.
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Fish paste sandwiches and a flask of tea - how many people can remember the Sunday village picnic? Great for reminiscence, this large piece puzzle has big 3.6cm pieces for easy gripping. Makes a great gift for an older loved one.
Many will remember the village day out on the local bus. This enchanting puzzle is full of detail to keep interest levels high. Larger-than-average 3.6cm pieces are easy to grip.
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.
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.
Two activities in one, this pack provides inspiration and guidance to get more out of being outdoors.The Nature Explorer book contains quality photographs that highlight the season to spark a chat.Nature Walker contains textures to search and find. Waterproof too!
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.
Extra large tactile cards to match with a game of Pairs or Snap. Each design has a linked tactile finish to 'feel' and match with a similar one. Can also link type i.e plants, animals, beach etc. Great for anyone with a visual impairment.
Can you identify 12 different fruits just from the smell? 24 cards depicting 12 fruits showing outer and cut inside plus 12 smelling bottles. Lovely sensory activity that helps to teach about different fruits.
Such an array of colourful kites - a jigsaw puzzle to cheer anyone up, can you spot the cat flying high? Lot's of detail to keep any puzzle fan happy and extra large 3.6cm pieces to help with gripping.
When the light fades away, the animals come out to play! So much to see in this detailed woodland scene -how many creatures can you spot? Makes a great gift for anyone older. Extra large 3.6cm pieces for easy gripping.
These realistic 3D Butterfly Embellishments will add beauty to any art or craft project. So easy to use - just peel off the backing and stick to whatever you wish. Makes a simple and effective craft activity for older people with a dementia or anyone with less hand dexterity. Why not keep a few packs in your craft cupboard ready for your next project? Price is for 1 x pack of 10 butterflies.
Wooden fishing game with a difference - here you can catch an assortment of pretty bugs. Try and place the magnetic rod on the right place to hook your insect. Large pieces that are easy to grip for older hands. Why not have a discussion about how many you have seen and where? 10 bugs to catch.
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.
Host your own football match with our fun set. Includes everything you need for a thrilling game whatever the weather. Includes balls, goal cones, whistles, ratchets, score board, bunting, losers medals and winner trophies. Makes a great game for older male care home residents to improve fitness levels and help with social bonding too. Can be played indoors or out. Pick your teams, toss a coin and blow that whistle!
Set of four cutters in the shapes of butterfly, ladybird, beetle, snail, and bee. Ideal for making fun biscuits or with play dough for both younger and older crafty people. Why not make some baked dough bugs and attach them to sticks to use in the garden.
14 pairs of smooth and tactile beech plywood square tiles, each colour printed on one side with beautiful clear photographic images of real fruit and vegetables. The chunky tiles are easy for hands to grip, rotate and turn over.
These fun Kite Embellishments are great to use for card making or any other art project. The 3D effect with the free hanging 'tail' add a cheerful effect to any design. The embellishments just peel and stick to most surfaces and are easy to manipulate for older care home residents. Simple for anyone with a dementia to use too. See our other embellishments like Dressmaking, Flowers and Butterflies.
Learn to distinguish your ash from your sassafras with this Match a Leaf game. Place the cards face down and see if you can remember where the matching pairs are located. Collect more pairs than your opponent to win! Written by the Head of the Arboretum at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, this makes a lovely game for older people in care homes and can help improve memory and hand/eye coordination too.
Are any of your residents' football fans in your care home? Did a grandparent or parent play football when they were younger? Or are you looking for an activity to keep the children entertained? Our lightweight goal is the perfect solution for keeping bodies active and can be used with an inflatable beach ball for a safe game of football (or why not try walking football for older care home residents?)
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.
Pretty straw effect hat - ideal for those sunny days. Cool and lightweight, why not add a pretty flowers and a chiffon scarf to make it yours.
Stylish lightweight hat that makes any wearer look dapper. Decorate with a band of cloth to add interest. Natural straw that will keep you cool and stylish at the same time. Perfect for any party. Size: brim 29cm dia.
Everyone loves a cheerful sunflower and our Sunflower Growing Kit has everything you need to get yours started. Once the seeds germinate, they will grow fast - why not have a competition to see who can grow the tallest? Or the largest flowerhead? Once replanted outside, the flowers will attract a variety of pollinating insects and the heads can be dried and left out for the birds to feast on the seeds in the autumn. Makes an ideal tactile activity for any care home residents.
Bring our the strawberries and cream, here's everything you need to host your own Tennis Tournament. Our kit has both tennis raquets and soft balls plus table tennis bats and balls for your own preference. Set includes score board and chalks, umpire cap and sun hat, spare soft balls and even winner medals and trophies. The perfect fun activity for any care home and residents.
NEW DESIGN. Lovely, traditional garden game crafted from real wood. A great game to play across the generations. Boules is ideal for care home groups to play for gentle fitness and to encourage friendships and social bonding. The tactile natural wooden boules fit neatly in older hands - especially for anyone with weak gripping ability. Natural wood boules with coloured jack.
This lovely cross stitch kit is one in four we are now stocking. Chosen for its beautiful design and ease of use. With all you need included in the kit, it is a great activity for anyone that enjoys embroidery.