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:
The latest 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 groups.
'Greenfingered' people will love our new Garden Box. Packed with lovely tactile growers items to hold and encourage conversation about past garden experiences. Can be used for group reminiscence therapy or one to one chatting. Makes a ready-to-go activity for care home organisers.
Bring back memories of looking 'dapper' for a night out at the local 'hop' with our slick kit. Makes a unique group reminiscence activity to encourage conversation and memories.
You can almost smell the salty air with our nostalgic seaside-themed reminiscence kit. Packed with fun, tactile items to hold, remember and discuss.
16 A5 double-sided cards. Illustrations include: Bill and Ben, donkey rides, roller skating, hopscotch, train spotting, Scouts and Guides and many more.Hand drawn designs depicting life through the 1940s-1970s. Ideal for use with anyone living with a dementia.
21 pages of inspirational images from 1940s to 1970s to enjoy ranging from games, dancing, TV and sports stars.
Beside The Seaside celebrates our British coastline and is designed specifically for people with dementia to help trigger memories with a holiday theme.
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.
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.
Nine different replica WW2 memorabilia items that are the perfect way to evoke past memories of life during the war. So many items to hold and discuss - especially for anyone living with a dementia. Cards, ration books, posters, newspapers etc that also make a great wartime display.
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.