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Edith 14th Nov 2020 RECREATIONAL THERAPIST
Any craft ideas for Christmas and non-holidays?
Susan 14th Nov 2020 Activity Director
Golden Carers has many craft ideas
It all depends on the ability of your residents and how long do you want the activity to take
There is something simple like coloring for adults

https://www.goldencarers.com/colouring-in-for-december/4108/

https://www.goldencarers.com/colouring/ or some crafts

https://www.goldencarers.com/craft/
If you tell me the level of function of the residents you want to do this but I could be of more help
Sometimes you can do what’s called chaining
In other words you are a volunteer do most of the craft and then you let the residents finish it
You could also have volunteers help the residents with a craft
Let me know if you need more help










Edith 19th Nov 2020 RECREATIONAL THERAPIST
Dementia, High Functional Residents
Susan 19th Nov 2020 Activity Director
Hi Edith
I think the ideas I suggested will be good for residents who are high functioning
If the directions are too complex then break them down into simple steps
You may want to ask residents what they want to make
This activity seems like it might be fun. https://www.goldencarers.com/play-dough-crafts/4020/
Collages are always fun to make

https://www.goldencarers.com/mixed-media-collages-for-the-elderly/4715/
You can simplify this if necessary
You could make a collage for any season



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