Fun activities to try whilst staying at home
With the advice to stay at home in place we've created a print-friendly activity pack for you to download and complete either yourself or together with family. From fun recipes to challenging crosswords, there is something for everyone in our activity pack.
Also included is a bingo card full of activities from gardening to reading, learning a new skill to baking. The idea is to try an activity and cross it off once done - share your photos with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and #AbbeyfieldActivities - let us know if you complete them all!
Throughout the next few weeks, we will be sharing fun ideas and activities with our residents happening within our houses and homes which you can also use as inspiration for things to do at home. At this difficult time, our residents and staff have already been getting creative on how to spend the time together.
Click the Download your pack button below or choose what you want to download from the list below. We also have our own NEW 23 page activity book for you to enjoy. Inside there are more crosswords, brainteasers and some colouring sheets. Download your book below!
Our activity pack
Each item from our activity pack is available to download below.
Along with the pack we want to share some other ways to keep occupied.
We've listed some great resources and ideas below and we will continue to update our blog with posts on exercise, activities and more, so stay posted!
It's so important to stay active, not only for the physical benefits but for your wellbeing too. Move It or Loose It have created their very own support pack for older people. This is great for those that aren't sure what to do when it comes to exercising from home. Request your own copy here.
Tech savvy? Why not try some online quizzes, solitaire or scrabble. Some apps even have the option for you to play with family and friends! Here are just a few of our favourites...
- Quizizz - there are so many topics to choose from!
- Poki - Poki have a huge array of games, quizzes and puzzles to try, including card games, word games and board games!
- QuizUp - the biggest free trivia game in the world, connecting people through shared interests.
Did you know you can visit London's Natural History Museum from the comfort of your own home? Virtual tours are free and a great alternative to actually visiting the location. Take a look for yourself!
Stay connected with loved ones and build new friendships with these community, people-focused websites.