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.

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Nursing Home Activity Ideas

Nursing Home Activity Ideas

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Seasonal Arts and Crafts for the Month of August: August's Special Days: activities, arts and crafts: KinderArt

Seasonal Arts and Crafts for the Month of August: August's Special Days: activities, arts and crafts

Sensory Activity Aprons for people with memory loss, dementia, Alzheimer's or any other cognitive impairment. Quotes to get through the day.


Over at there are recommendations for Memory Apps for Dementia. Take a look at their site and see if some of these apps may be helpful for a loved one. #HCRManorCare #ArdenCourts

Memory Apps for Dementia

Fabric Mosaic on Canvas - how awesome of an idea is this?! When you have tiny random chunks of fabric that you still love, why part with them at all? SMART.

Cart Before The Horse: On the Table (Fabric Mosaic)

Totally going to have the kids do this, but i think i will paint the canvas first so its not white letters?

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So, my father-in-law was turning the big 6-0. Hitting a milestone like 60, calls for a celebration, a party, a SURPRISE party!!! My sister-in-laws Leanne and Katy planned out the entire event. Ever...

FREE Printable: History Through the Decades

God Bless America Pin

Projects : Details : god-bless-america-pin

You can use any flavor jam or jelly you like; substitute roasted salted peanuts to play up the salty-sweet angle.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Blondies for a Crowd Recipe - Bon Appétit

Teach your kids how to show respect through these simple ideas.

10 ways to say thank you on Memorial Day - The House of Hendrix

Tissue Paper Flower Art Activity - cute craft and fine motor idea

Tissue Paper Flower Art Activity

32 Of The Best DIY Backyard Games You Will Ever Play

32 Fun DIY Backyard Games To Play (for kids & adults!)

Activity Idea for Senior Men - Tool Quiz

Creating Together Journal: Activites for Senior Men - Tool Quiz

Special Days and Holidays

Special Days and Holidays | Fun Family Crafts

This site has my favorite PowerPoint review game templates. One of the things that makes them great is that they come with sound files! The cash cab one is unique, but the Jeopardy! and Who Wants to be a Millionaire are really, really well designed.

PowerPoint Review Game Templates
  • Linda Bailey
    Linda Bailey

    I have been using the powerpoint version of Jeopardy for years. I can make topics specific to my resident interests, and to the holiday based calendar. Jeopardies can be kept on a flashdrive, reworked, and reused.

Repurposed Coffee Can Birdfeeders

Repurposed Coffee Can Birdfeeders

Egg Carton Butterfly Garland

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april bulletin board, cut out of large coffee filters and drop water colors on it!

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4th of July Crafts — an easy one for the kids!

4th of July Crafts - Craftspo

Dish Brush Dandelions Craft for Kids - Crafty Morning #kidscraft #preschool #flowercraft

Dish Brush Dandelions Craft for Kids - Crafty Morning

Suncatcher | Kids Crafts

Suncatcher | Kids Crafts

This would be easy to make.

Match The Sayings - Set 2 - ideal activity for older people particularly those with a dementia : Activites for Elderly People with dementia and Alzheimer's

How to make skeeball.. Oh dear God.. No one is going to see me ever once I make this. Next I need to find Plinko, and then it's REALLY over.

Homemade Skee Ball Game : Target board
  • Linda Bailey
    Linda Bailey

    I wonder if I can get the men in the woodshop to make this for me?

These dragon flies have potential! Since I'm going to using craft sticks, and already have googly eyes, I may make some of these for my white picket fence scene...

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Easter Bonnets or Mother's Day Hats using Reese's Peanut Butter Cups: Easy, quick, and you can you scrap cardstock and ribbon.

Made 2 B Creative

THE NIBBLE (TM) - Great Finds for Foodies

May Food Holidays - Food Celebrations in May