Celebrate special days in USA with themed activity ideas, history, quizzes, trivia and more!
Black History Month is observed on different months around the world. This article is suitable for North Americans celebrations.
This quiz focuses on the history of African-Americans.
Famous inventions and innovations to learn about during Black History Month.
The short biographies are sure to inspire! Learn about Sarah Rector - "The Richest Colored Girl in the World" and Bill Powell - pioneering golf course owner who designed the first integrated golf course.
Here's a word search to share during Black History Month!
"Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated."
A poignant poem for Black History month by Langston Huges
Reminisce about the Prohibition era and ask clients to add to theses words. If the words are unknown to clients, read them their meanings (provided).
An American themed general knowledge quiz for elderly residents.
Memorial Day activities should focus on family time, relaxation and reflection. Here are a few ideas for the day.
13 colonies of the United States of America activity + trivia. Enlarge the supplied coloring template to A3 and color the 13 colonies. Then see if you can guess any of their names.
Match the Slogans of Yesteryear on the left with the Brands on the right. Suitable for people who grew up in North America. Quiz 2!
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Match the Slogans of Yesteryear on the left with the Brands on the right. Suitable for people who grew up in North America. Quiz 1!
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An interesting story on why Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States decided to grow a beard.
The famous tale of the goggled dog.
Do you have any Elvis aficionados at your facility? Challenge them to sing another line of these songs.
This short story provides a reminiscing and nostalgia activity for seniors. On February 3, 1959 three young rock & roll musicians died in a plane crash in Iowa, USA. The date is often dubbed as 'The day the music died'
Create these lovely felt scarecrows in an arts & crafts session!
Food brings people together and hot dogs are among America's favourite foods.
Gloria Marie Steinem is an American feminist, journalist and social activist.
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jn Day (on the third Monday of January) with a crossword!
A word search featuring the names of famous Broadway Musicals.
Charles Lindbergh II was an American aviator and writer who crossed the Atlantic Ocean for the first time, non-stop in 1927.
This desert is a thanksgiving tradition and comfort food at its best!
A dream catcher is a handmade object made by American Indians believed to give its owner good dreams.
Learn all about Native American Dream Catchers and how to use them to trap bad dreams.
Where was Elvis born? How many children did Elvis have?
January 8 marks the birthday of Elvis Presley, the King of Rock. Celebrate the King's birthday with an 'Elvis Presley Day'!
These turkeys can be used as table decorations, or placed on window sills or furniture.
Stunning hanging decorations for Thanksgiving and other celebrations!
Test your knowledge of the history of Thanksgiving!
A fun game you can play with an unfinished coconut tree from your craft session!
Make your own coconut trees that stand over 1.3m tall in this fun craft activity!
So simple and so beautiful! These flower leis are sure to be admired and appreciated.
A Hawaiian themed day can be as simple or as elaborate as you want it to be. It depends on your resources and enthusiasm. If you are doing it for the first time keep it simple and add new elements year by year.
Another way of celebrating the 4th of July!
Test your knowledge of the United States of Amercia! A fun quiz for the elderly.
This word finder features 28 States of Amercica
Here's a fun movie quiz featuring well known movies and movie stars from the past. A wonderful reminiscing quiz for seniors!
Here's a Word Finder to help you celebrate the 4th of July - Independence day!
Stimulate physical activity. Promote appropriate social responses
Celebrate Emancipation Day with this Word Finder!
Promote religious tolerance and identify with a worthy cause.
Promote the Thanksgiving spirit and consolidate friendships!
Brighten up your space with some lovely thanksgiving decorations you can make during craft sessions!
Have fun and increase bonding with staff.
Here is a series of word searches for thanksgiving with 3 different levels of difficulty. Choose the most appropriate for your residents!