Our Busy Hands Kit incorporates 6 carefully selected tactile items designed for people with a dementia to provide sensory stimulation all in a neat cotton bag. Makes an ideal care home resource for use as a fidget therapy aid for older residents and especially for anyone with a dementia. See product video below:

Activity Ideas

  • Memory game - put a selection of items on a tray and allow players to look at it for 1 minute. Cover with a cloth and ask them to write down as many items as they can remember.
  • Use the bag as a feely bag. Place a household item inside i.e: toothbrush, shell, spoon and ask players to feel and guess the item inside.
  • Use any soft items to throw to players sitting in a circle. Go through the alphabet naming animals (if the player can't think of one, let them use that letter somewhere within the name. If they can't go then pass on to another player.

Everything you need in one kit. 6 carefully chosen items designed for people with a dementia to provide sensory stimulaton . Helps alleviate stress and keeps minds and restless hands busy.

Each item has been chosen to appeal to give sensory appeal.

Kit includes:

  • Soft Sensory Cube - housed in variety of tactile fabrics - rattling sound when shaken
  • Tactile ball - Bobbly crochet casing and just right to fit into the palm
  • Cheese/Mouse Threader - 'Sew' the mouse through the holes - good for hand/eye coordination
  • Bean Bag - Cool cotton casing with scrunchy beans inside - helps improve circulation in fingers
  • Jacobs Ladder - Flip it this way and that - keeps interest levels high
  • Juggling Ball - Smooth leather feel ball to softly squeeze - great for building muscle tone

Activity Coordinators find this product a real asset to their activity store as can be used instantly to calm anyone with a dementia like Alzheimer's.

Comes with a handy cotton drawstring bag for storage.

Size: Cube: 8cm³. Tactile Ball: (dia) 5cm. Cheese/Mouse: (h) 5.5cm x (w) 12cm x (d) 7cm. Bean Bag: (w) 13cm x (d) 11cm. Jacobs Ladder: (l) 42cm x (w) 5.5cm x (d)1.5cm. Juggling Ball: (dia) 6cm. Bag: (l) 35cm x (w) 24cm.

Contents may vary according to availability.

See also Active Hands Kit and Fun Sensory Kit.


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