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  1. Sounds interesting. I might put a little spin on it and have several prizes. Only one, they would FLIP out! They are very, very spoiled when it comes to prizes. Thanks so much for the suggestion!
  2. Hello! This first part probably goes more in the introduction section, however I feel it pertinent to the discussion to give you a little background on my facility. I am the Activity Director of a 75 bed facility, plus we have an Alzheimer "Unit". I recently took over the front half of the building, coming from being the Activity Coordinator of the "Unit". The lady before me was lazy, and uncreative. She continued to do the same activities week after week after week because it was easy and the residents were and are bored with them. We have daily prizes that are given for our afterno
  3. I generally order all my crafts from Oriental Trading. Here is a link to their website, however I also get a catalog about every month sent straight to the facility. Their crafts are VERY inexpensive, you can make 24 crafts for 4.99. They have crafts for each holiday, even the not so big ones, Earth Day, President's Day, the holidays that just don't get as much attention. Another plus is, they are not hard to make. A lot of it is putting foam shapes together to look like a four leaf clover, or an Easter bunny or whatever. I really recommend looking into them Nicole
  4. This post seems to have been posted a while back, but I thought I would share some input. We play bingo and pokeno (we call it poker keno) two times a week in the afternoons. I have recently had them making their own bingo cards. I simply typed out the numbers that go under each letter, for instance under B you can choose 1-15, I you choose 15-30 and so on. Then I gave them Bingo sheets I created and allowed them to pick what numbers they wanted to go where. They hesitated at first, my bunch isn't big on change, but after they got the hang of it, they LOVE it! I love it as well, often they get
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