S&S Worldwide Activity Guide for Summer
Find games, arts and crafts, and therapy ideas to add to your senior activity calendars from our friends at S&S Worldwide.
Create fun activity ideas for your residents that relate to fun observances and holidays this season.
Independence Day Activity Ideas
- Get your residents' arms moving up and down as you play a fun game of Parachute using a patriotic parachute on Independence Day. Other patriotic ideas include working on flag latch hook kits, decorating patriotic kites before flying them, making patriotic bracelets using colorful rubber bands, and playing with patriotic paddles.
Labor Day Activity Ideas
- Schedule a fun reminiscing activity for residents regarding their Former Careers on Labor Day as you use an occupation game that provides titles of various careers. Other ideas for the holiday include passing out patriotic beads for residents to wear, swapping stories about their coolest jobs, decorating your facility by hanging patriotic hanging stars in your Activity Room, and discussing postcards of American events.
Patriot Day Activity Ideas
- Take residents on an Armchair Travel to visit the country's most beautiful landmarks and landscapes in recognition of this Patriot Day. Other ideas include decorating patriotic windsocks, completing Americana jigsaw puzzles, playing with Patriotic Catch-It Cones, and hosting a yo-yo contest using patriotic yo-yos.
Grandparents Day Activity Ideas
- Host a Frame Decorating Party for residents to make scratch art frames to frame pictures of their grandchildren on Grandparents Day. Other fun activities for this special day include playing a game of Family Feud, tossing around a Toss 'n Talk-About Family History ball, playing a discussion game of Favorites, and passing around family photos for residents to chat about over coffee.