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Here are some events that used to form part of the Olympic Games
This is best played outdoors, but if this is not possible, the ball inside sock should be a smaller, soft and rubber ball.
Put an ad in your monthly newsletter enquiring whether anyone has an antique doll or clown to be borrowed for an Olympic Games activity.
Amuse your residents by involving the staff in some fun games to celebrate the Olympic Games!
This is a fun game to make in a craft session and loads of fun to play. The hoops can be home-made e.g. paper plates with the middle cut out; thin water hose joined with masking tape; or embroidery hoops.
This is a simple game that can be made of empty tins or empty plastic containers. The tins or containers can be decorated in a craft session.
Russia hosts the 2014 XXII Winter Olympics which starts in Sochi, a city in southern Russia from February 7 - 23.
Make Homemade Snow quickly and easily! Great for winter events like the Winter Olympics.
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This is a game to use for the winter Olympics.
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I am running a complete Winter Olympic Games Morning, we will be decorating the room in Winter theme (snow man and all).
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Here is a list of songs I have started to compile for the Olympics....feel free to add more for me.
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Make Olympic Rings in a craft session to decorate your facility for the Olympic Games.
Great for cheering and a good gross motor skills exercise. They are inexpensive and fun to make.
Olive crowns made from olive tree leaves were awarded to winners when the Olympics first began back in 776 BC! Make some Olympic paper crowns (unless you have access to olive trees!) to offer the audience.
Plan your own Mini Olympics for the Elderly in Nursing Homes and Long Term Care Facilities.
What a spectacular event and what a great opportunity to make your facility buzz with excitement!
This recipe is so simple and so delicious! Pão de Queijo is a popular savoury Brazilian snack and breakfast food.
25 questions about the history of the Olympic Games. A fun trivia and reminiscing activity for seniors.
Wow! Some fascinating Olympics trivia you may not have come across before! A fun activity for seniors.
Gentle exercise for the arms as well as an opportunity to socialize! Great for game for the elderly. Also suitable for people living with dementia.
This is an activity that is fun to make with a small group of keen participants. The game can be played with those who are no longer able to do craft.
This has always been a very popular game at all the facilities where I have worked. If you don't have a sewing machine ask a volunteer or one of your clients' relatives to do it for you.
This game has been adapted to indoors to suit people with a limited range of movements.
Improve movement and promote well-being with this easy and fun competition!
Reminisce about familiar skills and have fun with this potato peeling competition!
Try table tennis with no bats and coloured plastic balls for those with eye sight problems.
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