Life Times ColourCards: Life Events
Events and experiences that shape our lives.
A collection of 36 cards representing a range of key moments in life, offering an opportunity to consider, reflect and discuss how this might affect the individual, family, friends or group. Subjects include:
• Birth of a sibling
• First day at school
• Running away from home
• Moving house
• Becoming a parent
• Acquiring a pet
• Car crash
• Serious illness or disability
• Death of a relative or friend
• Time with family or friends
• First day at work
• Passing an examination
• An act of bravery.
The cards are suitable for use in a whole range of environments and will encourage participants to recall and discuss their own personal experiences. Also included is a booklet containing ideas for use and discussion points.
36 cards, 148 x 210mm (A5) + instruction booklet, boxed.
Who Will Benefit from this Activity?
Life Times ColourCards: Life Events will be enjoyed by people in all stages of dementia. The outcome of the activity may vary greatly depending on the person’s ability, however for people with dementia, it is important to remember that when participating in the activity, the focus should not be about the activity itself, but the quality and enjoyment of the interaction. It is the enjoyment of the activity that will contribute to their overall sense of happiness and well-being.
If you need help choosing an appropriate activity for someone affected by dementia, click here to view our guidelines.