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.
My Life Story Book is perfect for older people with dementia. Easy to compile, with space for photographs and personal memories - tips for use included. These books are a great way to get residents engaged with reminiscence and shared experiences. Easy to complete and can be done over a period of time. *MULTIBUY OFFER* See video below:
Reminiscence Box - 1950/60s Household - another in our popular series of Reminiscence Boxes©, with carefully chosen nostalgic items that would have been used in a typical domestic household. Items are highly tactile and are designed to trigger past memories and encourage conversation and discussion about people's experiences. Ideal for dementia discussion groups in care homes.
Beside The Seaside celebrates our British coastline and is designed specifically for people with dementia to help trigger memories with a holiday theme.
A great NEW addition to our popular range. Just toss the ball to one another and ask the nearest question to your thumb placement. Care homes love to use these as they can be played seated or standing, are easy to catch and encourage chatting and laughing.
Story Cubes are the perfect way to get a story started Just roll the three dice and see which images are uppermost then use these to begin your tall tale! Great for telling stories 'in the round' where each person in a group takes up the unfinished tale and continues. Good tactile fun and Ideal for encouraging conversation for older residents in care homes. 18 different symbols including: bomb, drowning, life jacket, 'help' and many more to make an exciting tale.