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Have fun decorating international flags.
Dedicate a day of fun to the Olympics!
Create medals to award participants of your Olympic Game festivities!
Here are some events that used to form part of the Olympic Games
Here are some popular events of the Olympic Games!
Basket ball is an easy and fun game you can play anywhere!
Discus is another fun Olympic event that can be enjoyed by all!
This is best played outdoors, but if this is not possible, the ball inside sock should be a smaller, soft and rubber ball.
Guess the number of sweets in the jar to win!
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!
Here is another fun and easy game residents can enjoy.
Flags, medals, posters for RIO Olympics
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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.
Interesting facts about the history of the Winter Olympic Games.
A summer Olympic games themed word finder!
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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An Olympic themed crossword to enjoy!
Olympics - Rio 2016 Poster for printing.
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!
Enjoy an Olympic Rings coloring activity.
Emulation of paintings by Brazilian Naïve artists.
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.
Bocce balls is an ancient game from Italy that is similar to bowling.
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 excellent game for socialization.
Promote friendship and stimulates physically.
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 is an ideal activity for a winter's day or a rainy day.
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!
Hand-eye coordination. Upper body movements (exercise).
Try table tennis with no bats and coloured plastic balls for those with eye sight problems.
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Ideal for men, this activity will foster friendship and bring much laughter. It would be helpful if you could find a male volunteer to sit with participants and remind them of different ways to make paper airplanes.
Here is a Sporting Terms Quiz representing 25 of the sporting events at the Olympic Games. This quiz can be used as a competition and given out to individuals, or, as a group game by writing up the sporting terms column on a white board and having the residents call out the related sports.
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