Here's a fun word game for Seniors - Name a word starting with the same letter across 10 categories. Answers included!
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Flower Calendula, Carnation, Chamomile
Girls Name Catherine, Caitlin, Caroline
Insect Caterpillar, Cicada, Cricket
Country Canada, Chile, China
Colour Cream, Crimson, Cyan
Fruit Cherry, Cranberry, Custard Apple
Beverage Coffee, Coca Cola, Cranberry Juice
Emotion Cheerful, Cross, Content
Song Title “Chantilly Lace” (Big Bopper, 1958),
“Crying” (Roy Orbison, 1961),
“Corrina Corrina” (Ray Peterson, 1960)
Body Part Cranium, Clavicle, Coccyx

Flower Magnolia, Mimosa, Mock Orange
Girls Name Melissa, Monique, Mary
Insect Mosquito, Moth, Mayfly
Country Mexico, Morocco, Madagascar
Color Magenta, Mauve, Midnight Blue
Fruit Mandarin, Mulberry, Mango
Beverage Margarita, Milk, Mountain Dew
Emotion Mad, Mean, Melancholy
Song Title “Mack the Knife” (Bobby Darin, 1959),
“Mister Lee” (The Bobbettes, 1957),
“Me and Julio Down by the School Yard” (Paul Simon, 1972), “Me and Mrs. Jones” (Billy Paul, 1972)
Body Part Mouth, Muscles, Molars

Flower Sunflower, Saffron, Snowdrop
Girls Name Sally, Sarah, Sophie
Insect Silverfish, Stink Bug, Silkworm
Country Sweden, Switzerland, South Africa
Color Shocking Pink, Silver, Slate Grey
Fruit Strawberry, Star fruit, Sour Cherry
Beverage Scotch, Sangria, Soda Water
Emotion Silly, Sad, Serious
Song Title “Save the Last Dance for Me” (The Drifters, 1960),
“Son of a Preacher Man” (Dusty Springfield, 1968),
“Sittin’ on the Deck of the Bay” (Otis Redding, 1968)
Body Part Shoulder, Shin, Spine

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Kim 28th Sep 2016 Registered Nurse
We play a version of scattergries where we have12 questions and then I ask my residents to pick a letter. Any answer we are unable to get, I go to Dr Google and then I report back to the players. There is a lot of laughing and learning. It's great
Talita 3rd Oct 2016
love it! Ahh yes what would we do without Dr. Google!
Susan 24th Sep 2016 Activities Co-ordinator
played this this afternoon but took it a bit further I googled colours body parts and emotions and ended up with very comprehensive lists which we used in the game as we have some very high functioning residents it was very popular. I will definitely run this game again. I had 15 or so residents playing well over the hour and we only did 5 letters!
Talita 3rd Oct 2016
wow what a great result! love your extension to the activity, thanks for sharing!
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