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Nursing Home Activity Ideas

Activity ideas for the Activity Professional, i.e., Activity Director, Activity Assistant, Life Enrichment, Lifestyles, Recreation., etc. for Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, Memory Care and Adult Daycare facilities.

A "No Mess" craft for NICU siblings - icicle ornaments. And you get to practice your fine motor skills too!

Bead and Pipecleaner Icicle Ornaments - Happy Hooligans

Free Printable Stained Glass Pattern - would look great on a scarf or wall hanging!

Autumn tree no leaves stained glass pattern

Fall Leaf Watercolor Resist Art from Fun at Home with Kids

Fall Leaf Watercolor Resist Art

Awesome Dollar store craft! Flameless candles, paper napkins, and Mod Podge! What a cute gift! I'm thinking that if you print photos onto parchment paper, turn the photo so the ink is toward the candle and then cover with Mod Podge that would work too! Fabulous wedding gift!

Popsicle Stick Ornaments - 10 Easy Kids Christmas Crafts!

10 Easy Kids Christmas Crafts - The Frugal Navy Wife

Homemade lacing cards out of foam craft sheets.

Make Your Own Lacing Cards « Shannon's Tot School

How to Make Easy Ribbon Wands for Kids- a perfect party favor or addition to the dress up box!

How to Make a Ribbon Wand for Children

Coffee Filter and Glue Gun Fall Leaves - Things to Make and Do, Crafts and Activities for Kids - The Crafty Crow

leaf prints


NO COOK Cinnamon ornament recipe- these ornaments smell amazing, are easy to make, and are so fun for kids!

No Cook Cinnamon Ornaments ~ Growing A Jeweled Rose

Super simple Scarecrow Craft- perfect for the fall!

Scarecrow Craft

halloween hallway hanging

chat d'Halloween de sylvie - Halloween Tete a modeler

Cover That Number FREE Dice Game. Seniors would like this at the nursing home.

Cover That Number FREE Dice Game

Kids Craft: Beaded heart Mobile. This was a Valentines craft but I think some little girls might want it hanging in their room all year round.

Kid's Craft: Beaded Valentine's Mobile

For seniors with Alzheimer’s, a memory box helps recall people and events from the past. These memories, thought to be lost, can stimulate the senior emotionally and prompt conversation with loved ones.

5 Reasons to Make a Memory Box for Alzheimer's Patients

Chair Activity Bingo! Great way to get active in a classroom with limited space. Also great for senior centers!

Chair Activity Bingo

Day clock for dementia patients assist in reminding them of the time of day and day of the week.

Garden Sensory Tub: small pot for planting, fake flowers of various colors, mini shovel, mini rake, kid sized gardening gloves, A metal seed box that has pretend seed packets with Velcro closures so that child can refill the pouches brown bean filler

Learners in Bloom: Animal Matching Activity

Learners in Bloom: Animal Matching Activity

Honey I'm Home: Personal Progress Airlines

Honey I'm Home: Personal Progress Airlines

Easy fall tree craft ~ using paper towel tubes and leaves {store bought or cut out}

Fall Tree Craft