Activities for Older People: A Practical Workbook of Art and Craft Projects

Activities for Older People: A Practical Workbook of Art and Craft Projects

by Brian W. Banks, Brian W. Banks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750647418

ISBN-13: 9780750647410

Pub. Date: 11/21/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

* Specially designed to meet the needs of the elderly in residential care it provides a whole range of activities in the creative field.
• The first book of its type, it builds upon the vast experience of the author and only those activities shown to be successful and enjoyable have been included.
• People in a caring situation, who have no

Overview

* Specially designed to meet the needs of the elderly in residential care it provides a whole range of activities in the creative field.
• The first book of its type, it builds upon the vast experience of the author and only those activities shown to be successful and enjoyable have been included.
• People in a caring situation, who have no experience of teaching or art, can use this book to stimulate and encourage the people in their care.
• It presents a whole wealth of practical ideas that can range from quick to more long lasting, inexpensive to more expensive.
• The text builds from basics and there are ideas for anyone to use with many different materials whatever the season or occasion.
• A comprehensive list of materials required will be given at the beginning of each project.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750647410
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/21/2000
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
0.52(w) x 7.44(h) x 9.69(d)

Table of Contents

Creating a space and working with older people; Drawing and painting; Working with paper; Modelling with clay, Plasticine and salt dough; Weaving; Stencilling and block printing; Glass and silk painting; Projects for festive and seasonal occasions; Games; Patterns; Useful addresses of suppliers of art and craft materials

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