12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment

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Coin Sorting: A Montessori Inspired Sensorial Activity

Working with sensorial materials allows children to classify the things around them. Completing these types of sorting activities will ultimately prepare them for reading and mathematics.

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After being alerted to this poster The Caregiver's 10 Commandments via the University of Tasmania's Understanding Dementia MOOC Facebook page, which is helpful, but also hard to do, I found the art...

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Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Care

Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, vison, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation enables us to engage with the environment and communicate in multiple and complex ways.

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Deck of Cards Match Game - Busy Bag Idea

Deck of Cards Match Game - Busy Bag Idea - super simple! Great idea for those decks where few cards are missing!

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What's In the Bag

Reminiscence game for the elderly and those with dementia. Chose a colorful bag, something that catches the eye, silk, or any other fabric that feels good to the touch. You don`t want to be able to see through the bag. Find random objects, such as kitchen utensils, keys, padlock. Ideal reminiscing game for seniors.

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DIY Familiar Faces Ring With Pic Monkey

DIY familiar faces ring. Perfect for the little ones at home or to use in school!

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23 Outdoor Party Games

Button Sorting Cups - What a brilliant idea.Adding this to our collection of activities to promote fine-motor skills and color recognition!

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Tried this from a Pin I saw and it went well! Taped off pieces of boards and my residents painted

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Montessori Nuts and Bolts Board: DIY and Lesson Plans

Nuts and Bolts board can be a great activity for men with dementia who like to do hands on activities. Monitor bolts for safety, so it is not put into the mouth.

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