DIY gift ideas that can be created in arts & crafts sessions. Show your appreciation for volunteers and staff or give away to friends and loved ones.
Mosaic activities are creative, addictive and calming. Mosaics make any surface beautiful! They can be used as a saucepan and spoon rest, a teapot rest, or to sit a pot plant upon. This is a lovely activity for seniors, it's one the men will enjoy too.
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These look lovely in the kitchen or a bedroom and will last for many years. They can be used for photos, messages, reminders, grocery lists, and business cards. A wonderful activity for seniors in nursing homes.
This activity is a great gift for anyone: it is easy to make and quite affordable. Here is an example on how it can be done - hopefully this will serve as inspiration for clients to make their own original project.
Sachets can be hung in wardrobes/ closets or place in drawers or given as gifts to friends.
Here are some ideas for affordable gifts and Golden Carers homemade gifts.
Beautiful and easy to make! Abayomi rag dolls are traditional of Africa and can be adapted to celebrate the native people of any country. They are also a lovely gift idea for any occasion.
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Consider this easy to make gift for Mother’s Day or for Volunteers. These pin cushions are fun to make!
Recycle bottles with sand and make them into vases and containers for knick-knacks.
Celebrate Volunteers Day with a lunch or High Tea in their honor. You can make it extra especial if you give them an inexpensive gift; preferably made by the residents.
Vases are always in short supply at many facilities. This activity provides your clients with a lovely useful vase made from relatively inexpensive items.
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