Discover floor games to keep your senior residents activity in your nursing facility's activity program

How to Add More Floor Games
to your Activity Program

While exercise is a must for seniors, it can be difficult to get residents in the mood to get moving. It can be much easier with the incorporation of fun, floor games. Here are a few ways to add interesting floor games to your activity program:

Challenge your residents with fun sporting games.

  • Bowling
  • Basketball
  • Archery/Dart Ball

Eliminate afternoon boredom or afternoon naps in your facility
by creating physical events after lunch.

  • Balloon Volleyball
  • Balloon Tennis
  • Baseball Catch
  • Bean Bag Toss

Set up tournaments to appeal to your residents' competitiveness.

  • Shuffleboard
  • Bocce Ball
  • Croquet

Invite the grandkids for fun intergenerational activities,
in which they can help grandma and grandpa.

  • Parachute Games
  • Soccer Kicks

Don't forget to plan seasonal carnivals for residents
to play interactive games.

  • Ring Toss
  • Can Knockdown

Incorporate floor games into your daily Exercise Class.

  • Bounce Pass
  • Ping Pong
  • Frisbee Throw

Provide games that correspond with the special events
that you are celebrating.

  • Kentucky Derby Horse Racing Dice Game
  • Harvest Gourd Bowling

Like our ideas? Like us on Facebook and follow us on Google+ to find more fun ideas and quick tips for your activity program.

facebook googleplus