Forum Discussion

Ask questions, share ideas and support one another.

Lori 23rd Feb 2016 Activities Director
I work in an assisted living facility. I need a craft idea for St Patrick's day. It needs to be useful, maybe a decoration, and not too difficult. The residents don't want to do anything that looks like a kid would make. Any Ideas?
Talita 23rd Feb 2016
Hi Lori,

We've got some more ideas on a pinterest board here:
https://www.pinterest.com/goldencarers/st-patricks-day/

The little ribbon shamrocks and ribbon wreath look like nice and easy activities. Also the hanging shamrock garlands.

Hope this helps!
Adele 25th Feb 2020 Activitiy Director
Thanks for the ideas. I am trying to find some easy not so kid like crafts. This is awesome.
Thank you.
Adele Jeppesen from California
Katie 25th Feb 2020 Resident Program Manager
You could make door wreaths with fabrics! They enjoy making the wreaths because they can reuse them every year!
Susan 26th Feb 2020 Activity Director
Here are some ideas On golden Carers
https://www.goldencarers.com/st-patricks-day-bunting/5792/
https://www.goldencarers.com/st-patricks-day-decorations/4179/

If that is too hard then what I do is have the presidents collar in a mandala in green or any color really and cut it in the shape of a shamrock
https://www.goldencarers.com/mandalas-for-the-elderly/4493/
Susan 1st Mar 2020 Activity Director
Hi Sara
This is a great idea
Thank you
Susan 2nd Mar 2020 Activity Director
Wow Sara what a great bulletin board
You are very creative and an inspiration to us
Karen 6th Mar 2020 Lead Activity Co-ordinator
I think making little shamrocks and stringing them together is a good idea, also having an irish themed quiz, and attempting the irish jig!

Leave a comment

You must have an account to leave a comment. Create one now »

Help