Lots of people like to draw and paint.This coloring page is for people who may not be confident enough to draw their own images but still like to have a go at painting or coloring.
- Printed image
- Paints (or coloring pens/markers)
- Water for cleaning brushes
How you might use this activity:For Individuals (independent persons),
OrAlong with a caregiver / activity director for the following: One-on-one activity, engage socially and paint together. Group activity, this is a nice social activity for groups. Early stage memory care / dementia, Supply materials, explain how to use/mix paints. Be on hand to offer support if needed. Middle stage memory care / dementia, As above, offer more support if needed. If a person is reluctant to take part, leaving a brush and page in front of them can often lead to the person picking it up and engaging after a while of watching others paint. Late stage memory care / dementia, use hand over hand assistance if needed. This is a nice activity as a passive observer if the person is not able for active participation. This activity is suitable for both men and women.
Hint: Don’t forget to paint the background. It will really lift the look of the finished picture.
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