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Easter Joy in Care Homes

27th Mar 2024

Welcome to a world of Easter Joy in Care Homes! Join us as we explore some fun activities!

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As Easter approaches, care homes buzz with excitement as residents and staff alike eagerly anticipate the festivities ahead. Easter is a time for celebration, reflection, and the embrace of cherished traditions, and care homes are no exception. In this blog, we’ll explore a variety of Easter activities tailored specifically for residents in care homes, ensuring that they can experience the magic of the season in a meaningful and enjoyable ways.

 

Easter Egg Hunt:

Host an Easter egg hunt tailored to seniors. Hide plastic eggs filled with treats or small surprises throughout a designated area, such as a garden or common room. Ensure the hiding spots are accessible and safe for seniors to navigate. This activity promotes physical activity, cognitive stimulation, and friendly competition.

Easter Joy in Care Homes

 

Easter Egg Decorating:

Gather residents for a delightful Easter egg decorating session, where they can unleash their creativity and decorate eggs with colourful designs, stickers, and glitter. Provide a variety of decorating materials, including non-toxic paint, markers, and embellishments, allowing residents to personalise their eggs according to their preferences. This activity promotes artistic expression, fine motor skills, and the joy of Easter traditions.

Easter Joy in Care Homes

Easter Themed Bingo:

Host a special Easter-themed bingo game. You can feature holiday-inspired bingo cards decorated with images of Easter eggs, bunnies, chicks, and spring flowers. Create a festive atmosphere with Easter decorations, music, and themed prizes for the winners. This activity promotes cognitive stimulation, social interaction, and the enjoyment of friendly competition.

Easter Joy in Care Homes

 

Easter Baking Session:

Arrange baking sessions where residents can come together to bake and decorate Easter-themed treats such as cookies, cupcakes, or hot cross buns. Provide pre-made dough or mixes along with frosting, sprinkles, and edible decorations, allowing residents to participate in the baking process according to their abilities. This activity stimulates the senses, promotes socialisation, and offers the joy of homemade baking.

Easter Joy in Care Homes

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