McCormick Dementia Services – Caregiver’s Corner – Recreation – Activity Ideas & How-To at Home – Specific Interests

General Interest

Some activities can be enjoyed on the screen, whereas others need to be printed (sometimes in colour; otherwise black and white is fine). There are many activities that require items to be cut out. The person with dementia may enjoy cutting these items out as an added activity.
Depending on your internet settings, when you attempt to open some items, you may have to select “allow” or choose “yes” to get the item to open/load.

Animals and Nature

Click to open PowerPoint presentation.
A combination of images and facts related to an African Safari.
Click to open PowerPoint presentation.
Learn more about farm life or reminisce about rural experiences.
Click to open PDF.
Printable bird-matching activity.
Click to open PDF.
Click to open PowerPoint presentation.
Click to open PowerPoint presentation.
See if you can identify the famous pets. Includes facts about them.
Click to open PDF.
A look at the fascinating cycle of butterflies and their journey. Also includes printable colouring pages.

Culture, Entertainment and Travel

Click to open PowerPoint presentation.
Enjoy a trip to PEI, complete with Anne of Green Gables.
Click to open PDF.
An overview of the six living generations and what defined them.
Giddy Up! Click to open.
Click to open PDF.
What makes Canada unique?
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Reminisce about camping, locations, activities and of course – camp songs!
Click to open PDF.

 

Click to open PowerPoint presentation.
Very interactive – clues reveal a portion of a famous person’s picture. Can you guess the person before their entire picture is revealed?
Click to open PDF.
Do you think you can identify flags from many countries around the world?
Click to open PowerPoint presentation.
Click to open PowerPoint presentation.
Read postcards and try to determine the country of origin.
Coming soon!
Coming soon!
Click to open PowerPoint presentation.

Gardening

Click to open PDF.
Discover famous gardens, enjoy garden trivia and more.
Click to open PDF.
Click to open PDF to see the plants that Karen recommends when planting a home garden.
Coming soon!

Occupation

Click to open PowerPoint presentation.
Review famous bridges, design structures and challenge yourself to design a structure.
Coming soon!
Coming soon!

Sports and Cars

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Can you identify the team logos?
Click to open PDF.
Click to open PowerPoint presentation.
A look at some of the greatest players in the NHL. Also, can you name the team logos?
Click to open PDF.
Learn about the Olympics from the motto to events. Includes some printable colouring pages.

Videos

The Power of Gardening

Gardening Tips and Tricks