'Snake plant' or Sansevieria is a plant that can be easily grown even if you don't have a green thumb! It is hardy, needs little water and is forever green.
Organise a group of clients to make arrangements of snake plants for all mothers at your facility.
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Provide sensory stimulation and enjoyment, ideal activity for Mother's Day
Have fun on Mother's Day with this quiz!
Celebrate Mother's Day with this Word Finder
A lovely arts & craft activity for Mother's Day!
Celebrate Mother's Day with beautiful floral decorations with photo centerpieces!
Sensory stimulation with familiar scents. A fun activity for seniors and the elderly living with dementia.
Another way of making lovely tissue flowers for Mother's Day - video included!
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Validation of feelings. Stimulate memory.
Easy paper flowers to decorate your facility on all occasions.
There is nothing like a personalised Mother's Day card made with love! They are easy to make and require materials you can find around the place or your local discount store. There are no rules so let the imagination run wild.
This is a lovely present for a friend, staff or volunteer.
Here a some lovely and simple cards you can make for Mother's Day.
Here are some lovely verses to use in Mother's Day cards.
Mother's Day is coming up on the second Sunday in May. This is an ideal opportunity for fundraising because most people will be willing to participate to honor the women in their lives.
Turn bottles and glass jars into these cute candle holders, vases or containers for chocolates and other sweets. Ideal gift idea!
It is so easy to make lovely pressed flowers and leaves that you can use to decorate cards, jars and magnets.
Here is a lovely reminiscing activity with photos to enjoy on Mother's Day.
Thank you Debbie for this activity idea!
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Pretty table decorations made from cups, sauces and silk flowers.
Thank you Jean for this wonderful idea!
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This is how we celebrated Mother's Day in the High Care Unit. Not only did our residents have a great time so did our families and staff.
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Here's another nursery rhymes quiz to reminisce with.
Here's another quiz to enjoy on Mother's Day.
Make women in your facility feel special on Mother's Day. As well as a great lunch, a concert (if possible), and a present, what about a movie in the afternoon?
This is a group activity suitable for other celebrations as well, such as Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day.
The following proverbs are cultural and may span several countries.
Mothering Sunday Poster for printing.
Hang hearts from ceiling with strings or attach to walls and glass windows with blue tack. If you want to make garlands use the small heart template.
Here are 2 poems to share on Mother's Day.
Some interesting trivia to share on Mother's Day
Another fun quiz for the elderly featuring mother's of yesteryear.
Mother’s Day is about honouring the women who helped shape our lives. While this day holds significance for many, it can also be an excellent opportunity for residents with dementia to engage in sensory and cognitive stimulation.
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Number 3 in our word ladders series! A fun and stimulating brain activity for the elderly! This word ladder has a Mother's Day theme.