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Activity Ideas for my Residents

Ideas that would work (some with a little age-appropriate adaptation) with my nursing home residents.

Activity Ideas for my Residents

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Simple St. Patrick's Day Bunting.

Seventeen Simple St. Patrick's Day Ideas - simple as that

Easy Kid Made St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Pins.


How to make scented rainbow beans for sensory play. There are SO many ways to enjoy these colorful beans!

Scented Sensory Play with Rainbow Beans - Kids Activities Blog

Tissue paper and water !

Kids Craft Tissue Painted Canvas / Summer Camp | Fiskars

Crayon shavings or chunks in glass ornaments, heated up to melt and swirl.

Pipe-cleaner Snowflakes . . . a perfect winter craft!

Bed Rested Teacher: 25 Winter-Themed Crafts

DIY Fleece Scarf That's Easy Enough for Kids to Make!

{Easy} DIY Fleece Scarf Kids can Make - Kids Activities Blog

Turn a shoebox and a magnifying glass into your own smartphone projector.

Homemade smartphone projector…

such a cute idea for a Halloween treat - FREE Halloween candy bar wrappers

mini candybar wrappers - Halloween - Our Thrifty Ideas

Open a pumpkin. Leave the "guts" inside. Add some soil, and just a little water.

Might use these for our Nutrition Day activities with visiting children? ----Fun Nutritional Worksheets that teach reading skills and nutrition from Fooducate

Fun Nutrition Worksheets for Kids | Fooducate

Free Printable Board Game Templates

Free Printable Board Game Templates

nursery rhyme mother goose game card

Free Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower Game

Craft and Other Activities for the Elderly: Butterflies and Flowers Collage in a Vase.

Great blog post about classroom library…with pics! Plus, FREE Genre Posters from Having Class in Third Grade

Having Class: Classroom Libraries - Freebie Alert!

Free Printable Board Game Templates

Free Printable Board Game Templates

Stunning Spoon Flowers | AllFreeKidsCrafts...

Instead of buying beads-1 c. pasta (per color) + 2 T. rubbing alcohol + 2-3 drops food coloring = colored pasta beads.

My Name Is Snickerdoodle: Colors

Shannanigans: Paper Bag Flower Tutorial

Shannanigans: Paper Bag Flower Tutorial

Lost Mittens: DIY cat treats

Lost Mittens: DIY cat treats

Famous Olympians word search

free olympic printables

The Chocolate Muffin Tree: Science Experiment: Borax Crystal Hearts

Wrap cookies like Olympic medals as a fun way to celebrate/integrate the upcoming Olympic games.

Planning the Perfect Kid-sized Olympic Celebration

Take a sticky roll lint remover, add some raised craft foam shapes and you have a great new way to stamp out some art!

schaeresteipapier: 3x3 Sterne - mit Stempeln