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.

Nursing Home Activity Ideas

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Dish Brush #Christmas Wreath Craft for Kids | #preschool

Dish Brush Christmas Wreath Craft for Kids - Crafty Morning

Button Christmas Tree Ornaments (smb: this would be a great way to update some of my boy's grade school holiday projects {after I have taken digital prints of the originals}.)

button christmas tree ornaments - happy hooligans - kid's xmas craft

Enjoy this treat out at the camping or at home! Campfire S'mores in a Cone! You can make this over the bonfire, on the grill or in the oven! Plus, add other ingredients to your liking. I have used Strawberries, pieces of candy bars such as Heath bars, Reese's cups and Almond Joy.

Campfire S'mores in a Cone | Campfire, Oven or Grill - Simplee Thrifty

Quiet Books. Counting Petals. Just one page out of the book. The petals velcro on and can be placed in the flower pot pocket. You can find a supply list, instructions, and templates HERE!!! Such a cute idea for those time when you need something "quiet" for your child to do. :-)

Quiet Book

Lotion Bars are fun, easy and inexpensive to make. I have several recipes or you can just buy a kit and get started!

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Use up paper scraps. Gloucestershire Resource Centre

Annabelle Stamps Blog: Say It With...Circles Favourite

Take Your Time, August! (2 Freebies)

Miss Lifesaver: Take Your Time, August! (2 Freebies)

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
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    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 #diy #crafts

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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