ColourCards: What’s Missing
A clever and useful set of 24 pairs of photographs showing a complete scene on one card and another of the same scene with five items missing. For example, in a picnic scene, a cap, banana, basket handle, man’s ring and half a plate are missing.
Presented with increasing degrees of difficulty to allow selection for people with differing levels of ability.
These cards can be used for fun or to exercise
• Visual skills
• Auditory skills
• Attention ability
• Problem solving
• Oral and written language
Who Will Benefit from this Activity?
ColourCards: What’s Missing 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.