17th June 2018
A "Tie One On Party", is a party where everyone wears a tie.
This is a simple and fun theme for a party that everyone will enjoy!
Here is some interesting trivia regarding the history of the necktie.
Here is some interesting trivia about ties!
Number 2 in our word ladders series! A fun and stimulating brain activity for the elderly! This word ladder has a Father's Day theme.
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. This is also a great activity for men in nursing homes.
Gorgeous bow-tie and tie garland decorations for Father's Day. Perfect for a craft session with seniors.
Ideal for men, this activity will foster friendship and bring much laughter. It would be helpful if you could find a male volunteer to sit with participants and remind them of different ways to make paper airplanes.
Here is an easy version of the popular Family Feud game!
Another quiz to enjoy on Father's Day!
Meccano, model sets, train set, cars, box brownie cameras and photos, cigarette cards/football cards, marbles and stamps. Lots of stories were told about their childhood.
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This activity is based on the old game of fishing using magnets and paper clips.
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Have some fun remembering the way things used to be.
Get residents to reminisce about their own fathers.
Learn how to say 'father' in different languages.
Have some fun having a 'Spot the Differences' contest.
Have fun decorating cards for Father's Day.
Father's Day is a very special celebration and planning a program with specific activities will help make the day stress-free and enjoyable for residents, guests, friends and family.
Encourage residents to reminisce with some questions about their own fathers or male role models.
Here is a sample program for a Father's Day event. Adapt it to suit!
Poems especially for Dad's!
Here are some funny light-hearted jokes to share on Father's Day.
This game was the forerunner to ten pin bowling and was very popular in England's pubs since the 17th century.
Decorate your facility with garlands for Father's Day. They are fun to make and eye catching!
Here is a fishing themed word finder!
Here's a crossword for Father's Day!
We play a game we call MarPoolBowls and it is one of the most looked forward to activities we have. Thanks Ron for another great activity!
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VIDEO Instructions included! Make bow ties in a craft session and give it to your male residents on Father’s Day to help celebrate this festive occasion.
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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.
Here are a few movies worth considering for showing on Father's Day:
A quiz featuring famous fathers of yesteryear
This is an ideal game for men to form/strengthen friendships whilst having fun.
Who is known as the 'Father of History'?
Here are some suitable indoor and outdoor activities for Fathers Day.
This is a great game for a "Men's Club"
Here's an easy recipe for ginger beer!
This game has been adapted to indoors to suit people with a limited range of movements.
Another Father's Day Word Search!
A quiz for Father's Day!
This is a wonderful reminiscing activity that will engage men in a social setting.
Here's a fun find-a-word especially for Father's Day!
Hand-eye coordination. Upper body movements (exercise).
Promote friendship and stimulates physically.