Find the Link Board Game
The first ever board game to incorporate the well-known quality of the ColorCards range, Find the Link is a substantial resource featuring a total of 200 photographic game cards. Suitable for individuals or groups of up to five players it can be used with either children or adults making it ideal for teachers and therapists alike and a wonderful activity for young and old to play together (this can be great for visitations).
40 categories that range from the general, such as animals and transport, to more complex such as function and place; Broad categories that can be subdivided into finer categories such as animals into wild, ocean, farm, pets and insects; Versatile board which allows the cards to be used in different ways; 200 photographic game cards that can be used alone for sorting and classification. Four basic groups consisting of :
ANIMALS : Pets, domestic/farm animals, insects, wild land animals, wild sea creatures
FOOD : fruit, vegetables, domestic, main meal, drinks
CLOTHES : summer, party, sports, winter, night-time
TRANSPORT : Rail, road, air, water, work
Ten categories representing the use or function of a variety of everyday objects. Each category consists of five cards Reading, eating, playing, drinking, writing or drawing, cutting, carrying, cleaning, telling the time, cooking. Ten further categories representing common places where everyday objects are found. Each category contains five cards : Handbag, medicine box, school bag, jewellery box, tool box, garden, bedroom, living room, bathroom, kitchen
Main vocabulary cards can also be used to illustrate five different shapes :
ROUND : Orange, stopwatch, hand mirro, ring, cushion
TRIANGLE : Cake slice, yacht sail, duffel bag, ear rings, hanger
SQUARE : Book, board game, shopping bag, box, flannel
RECTANGLE : Car, suitcase, address book, lunch box, pencil case
OVAL : Potato, clock, necklace, cufflinks, soap
Who Will Benefit from this Activity?
Find the Link is suitable for everyone and will be enjoyed by people in all stages of dementia. The outcome of the activity may vary 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.