Take a trip to the past and relive those happy days of yesteryear. Our Memory Lane selection of activities offers a wealth of ideas for reminiscence, displays or history lessons for schools.
Our Reminiscence Boxes are specially sourced themed sets that are packed with nostalgic items to hold and talk about. Unique to us, we know that they are a proven resource for care homes and schools alike. With 7 different themes to choose from, there is something to delight everyone.
We also offer a bespoke service to make up Reminiscence Boxes to your own unique requirements - just phone our office to discuss your needs.
Our range includes a huge choice of replica newspapers and scrapbooks depicting adverts, stories and images from across the decades ranging from the 1940s to the 1970s. These make great gifts for a loved one and help evoke past memories.
Check out our Vintage Homeware for cushions, kitchen and home memorabilia items that really work! Try our 1940s style Telephone, Memory Lane Tea Towel and 1950's Radio - lovely in a retro-themed kitchen.
Splendid 1940s style rotary dial telephone, great as part of a nostalgic reminiscence display or for everyday use. Traditional ringing bell and rotary dial.
Take a trip down memory lane with this 'Make Do and Mend' guide faithfully reproduced from an original WW2 booklet. Full of handy dressmaking tips.
Lovely album of high quality images with helpful questions on the reverse to help trigger conversation.15 images in a sturdy album designed for use with anyone living with a dementia. Great for care and nursing homes or hospitals.
Let's talk about August! This pack will bring to life all we have for the summertime month of August. Maybe there is a particular summer holiday or outdoor concert that you remember? When did you last go to a carnival? Let's Talk packs provide user-friendly activities in an easy-to-follow format with guidance included to help with positive engagement and cognitive stimulation.
Everything stops for Tea! Host your own nostalgic tea party with our Time for Tea and Cake kit that has everything you need - just add tea and cake! Getting care home residents outside enhances health and wellbeing and the nostalgic feel to our set can encourage reminiscence too. See list below for details. Great for summer garden parties.
Let's talk about tea! This pack will discuss how tea is a major part of our lives, from the history of how it became one of our favourite drinks to how we use it. We often share a cuppa when meeting up with friends and family, or it can be used to cheer someone up. Let's Talk packs provide user-friendly activities in an easy-to-follow format with guidance included to help with positive engagement and cognitive stimulation.
Let's talk about the seaside! This pack discusses all about trips to the seaside. Do you like going? Do you prefer a sandy or stony beach? What do you sit on - blanket or deckchair? Let's Talk packs provide user-friendly activities in an easy-to-follow format with guidance included to help with positive engagement and cognitive stimulation.