Studies have proven music and singing to have a positive cognitive benefit on older people and especially anyone living with a dementia (even late stage). Singing well-loved favourite tunes have been found to unlock previous memories and aid social functioning.
Our range of popular CD and large print songbooks are just the thing to get everyone singing along, like our Happy Days are Here Again or for something modern, Party Megamix 50s/60s. Dance fans love our Grease/Saturday Night Fever Karaoke DVD - why not add some Cheerleader Pom Poms to shake along too?
Become a star instantly with our hilarious Dress Up and Sing activity. Everything you need to become Tina, Elvis or one of the Beatles etc. A wide assortment of wigs, sunglasses, moustache, inflatable guitar and microphones. Play the 60s Karaoke DVD and sing along (or mime) to your favourite!
Set of two tradition bongo drums to add rhythm to your music sessions. One drum has a high tone and one has low. Drumming is proven to help people living with a dementia to engage 'late into the disease because these activities do not require congnitive functioning for feelings of achievement'(Alzheimer's Foundation of America).
Over 100 favourite, nostalgic medleys on a great double CD collection. The large-print photocopiable songbook features words to all the songs. An ideal reminiscence aid. Songs include: 'Pack Up Your Troubles', 'Bless 'Em All', 'The Lambeth Walk' and many more!
Singalong to these classic hits of the 1950s and enjoy the video to trigger magical memories. Choose from vocal, karaoke, backing or blue screen versions.
10 musical items to shake, rattle, and beat. Includes tambourine, jingle stick, pair of maracas, triangle and beater, rhythm clapper and more. Ideal to practise fine motor skills and individual expression.
Traditional wooden xylophone with two beaters to add fun to any music activity. Made from redwood, this attractive set is just perfect for creating rhythm and expression. Eight notes will enable a huge range of tunes to be played on this invaluable products.
Tip it up this way and that for a lovely gentle sound of rain.
Lovely pictures to aid in conversation or just to look at while listening to some classics