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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.

Supplies needed:

  • Printed image
  • Brush
  • Paints (or coloring pens/markers)
  • Water for cleaning brushes

 How you might use this activity:

For Individuals (independent persons), 

Or

Along 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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