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Unlock precious childhood memories with this Memorabilia Pack - 1950s Childhood. Packed with replica items from the day including: Meccano brochure, Brownie and Scout leaflets, Aladdin pantomime programme and much more. Ideal to pass around and encourage reminiscence - especially for older people in care homes with a dementia. Reminiscence can help improve mental health and wellbeing in the elderly.
SKU: MP25
£8.99

Activity Ideas:

  • Using the Meccano brochure, talk about what people made with their sets - give pieces of a Construction Set for them to use.
  • Make a list of popular children's TV shows of the time eg: Thunderbirds, Bill and Ben the Flowerpot men, Andy Pandy, Tom and Jerry, Dr Who, Star Trek, Pinky and Perky etc and print out images for people to try to match.
  • Put on your own play or panto - write a short scene in a group making sure everyone has a part. Find some props and wigs and have fun. No time to write your own? Click on the link to find ready-made scriptshttps://www.lazybeescripts.co.uk/Pantomimes/default.aspx

Unlock precious childhood memories with this Memorabilia Pack - 1950s Childhood.

Packed with replica items from the day including: Meccano brochure, Brownie and Scout leaflets, Aladdin pantomime programme and much more.

Ideal to pass around and encourage reminiscence - especially for older people in care homes with a dementia.

Reminiscence can help improve mental health and wellbeing in the elderly.

Our 1950’s Childhood Pack is a collection of high quality reproduced paper memorabilia relating to growing up in fifties Britain. It makes an excellent educational aid for a new generation and can be used to invoke memories in an older one.

Items include:

  • Meccano brochure
  • I-Spy The Unusual booklet
  • Brownie and Scout leaflets
  • Aladdin Panto programme
  • Back to School ephemera
  • Famous Radio Stars booklet
  • Miscellaneous images and cards

It is packaged in a clear bag with header card.

See also: Memorabilia Pack 1960s Childhood and 1970s Childhood for extra reminiscence opportunities.

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