Attached are some great sensory activities. The program is called “simple pleasures” and has been found to reduce agitation in severely impaired residents. The first link provides information about the program, and the second link has a list of the simple pleasures activities. The great thing about this program is that the item’s are relatively cheap to make, and you can have some of your residents or volunteers help make them.
Monthly Archives: December 2012
Snowflake Wreath –
Handful of Snowmen
For Peculiar People Day, have fun with residents as they create their self-portraits using blank faces, yarn, and googly eyes. Provide residents with picture frames for their self-portraits.
BALLOON ICE ART
CLAY POT SNOWMEN
Winter Sponge Paintings
Encourage residents to paint winter scenes using sponge brushes. Once dry, hang the art on the wall in a hallway and designate it as the “art gallery.”