Chose a colorful bag, something that catches the eye, silk, or any other fabric that feels good to the touch. You don't want to be able to see through the bag. Find random objects, such as kitchen utensils, keys, padlock. Ideal reminiscing game for seniors.
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Chose a colorful bag, something that catches the eye, silk, or any other fabric that feels good to the touch. You don`t want to be able to see through the bag. It might have a rope so that you can tie it shut.

Find random objects, such as kitchen utensils, keys, padlock, sun glasses, can of soup, feather, button, pen, various tools, bobbin, spool, yarn, zipper, clothes pin, hole puncher, the list can go on and one. I am aware that you all have a vivid imagination.

Sometimes we change it up and put nothing, but there is still air in the bag (haha!)

You can put one object at a time, or more.

They can either try to guess the object, say what the object can be used for, or count the objects in the bag. Without looking in the bag. Timer is provided as some individuals just need to figure out what that object is!

You can have various alternate options on how you can add some flare to it.

The participants love this game, clues can be supplied if needed, allowing for a successful round of guessing.

It is great if they can retain what they have felt to keep silent until the last person has the opportunity to feel the bag. A piece of paper can be supplied so they can write it down if they feel comfortable doing so. This adds another dynamic to the game, retaining their writing abilities.

Kudos again to you, on all of the wonderful resources you provide!

And I apologize if this is a repeat activity, I am sure it is already on here.

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Diane 12th May 2017
Looking forward to trying this, sounds fun!
Nancy May 4th Apr 2017
Can I buy the bags for What in the bag
Susan 28th Aug 2016
This game has been a favourite of ours for many years. Items we put in our bag as well as those you have suggested are, a cuddly toy, nail brush, paint brush, comb, can opener, phone, tv remote control, wrist watch, plastic wine glass and a toilet roll.
Denise 12th Apr 2016
We had a wonderful time with this activity last week. I had 3 bags (pillow cases) with 20 identical items in them. Our clients all had a turn through-out the day during our other activities and recorded the items on their list and we 'revealed' the items during afternoon tea time. One client got all 20! A job worthy of a mini Mars Bar.
Some of the items were: Knife, fork, soup and sweet spoons. Hookey ring, dvd, dice, calico teddy, ball of wool.
Talita 4th Apr 2016
Great game Chant, love it!
chant 3rd Apr 2016
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