Match The Sayings - Set 1 - all the old sayings in a fun game for all abilities. Just find the two halves of each saying and match together eg: Make hay while/the sun shines, A woman's work/is never done and many more. Tiles are made from durable washable plastic in large bold print. Great for encouraging conversation and reminiscence for older care home residents with a dementia.

Activity Ideas:

  • Lay the tiles face down and play like a game of 'Pairs' - players select two at random - if they match then have another go, if not replace (but try to remember where they were).
  • Keep the tiles in the bag and pull one out at a time. Say the part-sentence and see if others can finish it. This may be the end or the beginning.
  • Extend the activity by asking each player who finishes the sentence to try and remember where or who may have said it.

Designed by Activities to Share, we can guarantee heaps of fun and maximum participation with this very simple but very effective activity.

Proverbs and Similies are not only very popular for older people but are very easily recalled as they have been well learnt over the years from childhood to adulthood. This makes it an ideal activity for older people, particularly those with a dementia like Alzheimer's.
Match the Sayings© helps create conversation and recall moments from their past.

The aim of the game is simple, just find the two halves of the sentences and match together! No rules, no instructions just make it as easy or challenging as you wish.
Play it on a one-to-one basis or in a small group, great for generations to play together.

Set includes: 30 sayings to match on durable plastic with large print lettering. Answer card. Drawstring storage bag.

Size: Tiles: (l) various x (w) 3cm x (h) 0.3cm. Bag: (l) 33cm x (w) 24cm.


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