Submitted by Robert Pressley,
BASIC ACTIVITIES ROOM EQUIPMENT
Here is a list of items that may help you develop an activities room at your
facility. Of course, the best way of determining what you need is by completing
a client survey of their needs and interests. I hope this list will stimulate
and help you.
Pots, Peat, Tools, Seeds, Watering Can and How to do Books.
MUSIC / MOVEMENT
Large Ball, Hoops, Cones, Bean Bags, Soft Balls, Scarfs, Selection of
instruments, Tapes, Music and Song Books
Hoop- La, Stick Hockey, Target Games, Skittles.
- Draughts, Chess, Ludo, Cards, Bridge, Lexicon, Dominoes, Tactile Dominoes,
Picture Dominoes, Snakes and Ladders, Scrabble, Shove-Halfpenny, Children's
Games, Pens & paper Games, Puzzle & quiz Books and Games, Solitaire,
Chinesechequers and Beetle Drive.
ART AND CRAFTS
Paper, Sugar Paper, Card, Poster Paper, Paints, Pallets, Brushes, Sponges,
Selection of Craft Materials,(i.e. Pipe cleaners ), Glues, Coloured Shapes,
and paper, Old Material to cut up , Felt Material, Knitting Needles, Wool,
Crochet Hooks, Plastic Aprons, Selection of Old Cards, categorised (i.e.
birds ,flowers etc), Old Mail Order Catalogues, Filling like Kapok, Scissors,
Ruler Stencils Crepe Paper, Doilies, Felt Tip Pens, Chalks and Postcards.
Selection of ingredients for making sweets and savoury items, Selection of
basic kitchen utensils, Recipes in Clear plastic covers and Aprons.
Carry all Tray, with Eye Shadow, pencil Liners, Foundation, Blusher, Moisturizing
Cream, Lipstick, Nail Polish, Nail Files, Emery Boards, Orange Sticks,
Cottonbuds, Cotton-wool Balls, Tissues, Small Bowl, Towel, Hand Cream, Soap,
Wipes (wet and dry).
Tapes, Cassette,, View Finder for Slides, (table size). Projector, Screen
and Video Recorder.
Quiz Books, Short Story Books, Magazines, Ball Reference Books, Table Games,
Puzzles, Craft kit, Poem Books, Sing - a - long Books, Pens, Paper and Postcards.