It is so easy to make lovely pressed flowers and leaves that you can use to decorate cards, jars and magnets.
Here are some colouring-in templates for March.
Here a some lovely and simple cards you can make for Mother's Day.
Here is a lovely and simple valentine's day heart decoration you can make.
Create some easy and lovely paper lanterns to celebrate Chinese New Year!
Celebrate the January birthdays of these famous artists with colouring-in templates inspired from their work.
Another lovely Christmas ornament you can hand-make!
These Christmas ornaments are striking and fun to make!
Paul Klee's art work is not easy to classify, he was influenced by expressionism, cubism, surrealism and abstraction.
Preserved fall leaves last throughout the festive season shining and supple, and are a lovely addition to a table or used as hanging decoration.
They are easy to make and an ideal present for a friend or relative or perhaps a kind nurse or volunteer.
Lovely decorations made from fallen leaves to celebrate Autumn.
Make beautiful paper daffodil flowers to celebrate the arrival of Spring!
A template of the Titanic for colouring-in.
Here are some colouring-in templates for Brazilian Independence Day.
A Maori poi ball is a juggling ball originally made of woven flax. Maori dancers use them when performing to tell stories, teach and imitate natural sounds.
Music sticks are used to keep the rhythm in songs, dances and corroborees in ceremonial events.
A dream catcher is a handmade object made by American Indians believed to give its owner good dreams.
Making pom-poms requires patience but the end product is very satisfying. Pom-poms can be used for colour sorting games for Alzheimer's patients.
Discus is another fun Olympic event that can be enjoyed by all!
Here are some Indigenous Australia colouring-in templates.
Making greeting cards is a lot of fun! Have a session to make cards for every male in you facility on Father's Day. Celebrate their hobbies, their love of animals, their fancy cars and their enthusiasm for sports.
Create beautiful artwork from sticks and bark!
As the saying goes "One Person's Trash is Another Person's Art". Scavenger Collages can be made of almost anything you find or intend to throw out.
Decorations for the Royal Jubilee!
The River Thames Jubilee Pageant will feature 1,000 boats. Run a craft session to make 60 paper boats - one for each year. They are easily made.
This is a lovely present for a friend, staff or volunteer.
This is an easier version of the Mosaic tile activity which will be more suitable to participants who enjoy colouring or painting.
Have fun recreating 2 famous Sidney Nolan paintings!
These Islamic and European mosaics tiles look rather stunning when complete!
Cute hopping bunnies with cotton wool tails!
Easy paper flowers to decorate your facility on all occasions.
Limerick poetry is very stimulating for the mind and lots of fun.
Lovely wall art for all occasions! Video instructions included.
Here is an activity that offers social opportunity and can make your facility look festive on all occasions.
These cute fabric angels are easy to make and very attractive to use on the table or mantel piece, windowsill, shelves or to hang from ceiling.
These beautiful wreaths can also be made with corks, large buttons, shells, and unshelled nuts.
Use old cards to make ornaments for your Christmas tree or string them along to make a garland for walls or windows.
There are dozens of ways to make Advent calendars from recycled material. This is just one of them.
This is an easy craft that can be run over 2 craft sessions.
These turkeys can be used as table decorations, or placed on window sills or furniture.
Here are some art templates for World Animal Day
Celebrate Picasso's birthday with some art inspired by Picasso.
Here is a craft activity for Halloween using recyclable materials.
Some artwork templates for June!
This game is played as the highlight of the party – at both children and adults parties. Video included!
Arts and crafts templates for Easter
Visual stimulation offers the broadest range of possibilities.
Beautiful hanging sun catchers for any season!
Here are some festive decorations for your Jamaican Afternoon Delight Party!
Decorate your facility with lanterns, streamers, fans, incense and rabbits (2011 – year of the rabbit). Of course there is no Chinese New Year without some dragons!
Any of the Arborvitae evergreens can be used; I find the Thuja occidentalis particularly good because the leaves as flat by nature, making it easier to glue the layers.
This is a cute craft activity using discarded jigsaw puzzle pieces to create hanging decorations for your factility at Christmas.
Lovely Christmas tree ornaments made from recycled Christmas cards
How to make a Driedel and play the Driedel Game!
Here are some templates to be coloured in and decorated for Guy Fawkes Day!
Celebrate Claude Monet's birthday in November by recreating one of his famous paintings!
Stunning hanging decorations for Thanksgiving and other celebrations!
The wonderful thing about World Animal day is that it can be celebrated indoors or outdoors. Here are some suggestions of fun things to do on World Animal Day.
A fun Halloween craft activity using recycled egg cartons.
Improve dexterity. Provide enjoyment.
To promote friendship. Maintain skills.
So simple and so beautiful! These flower leis are sure to be admired and appreciated.
These lovely leaves will look great hanging from ceilings, decorating glass windows and walls or made into mobiles for people who spend long periods of time in bed.
Stunning snow-flakes to decorate any room. They are so simple to make and just beautiful.
Decorate your facility with these easy to make paper chains.
Celebrate cultural uniqueness and promote friendship and sharing.
Colouring-in, whether with crayons, coloured pencils or paint is therapy as well as a great way to pass the time absorbed in something creative. It may help to maintain what remains of dexterity and fine motor control.
Promote the Thanksgiving spirit and consolidate friendships!
Brighten up your space with some lovely thanksgiving decorations you can make during craft sessions!
Versatile and interesting activity. Maintains and improves dexterity.
Enhance spiritual fulfillment. Improve dexterity.