Reminiscence Therapy Activities

Reminiscence Box - Men's Night on the Town

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 TelephoneMemory Lane Tea Towel and 1950's Radio - lovely in a retro-themed kitchen.

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Vintage Tea Party Paper Lanterns (3 assorted)


Pretty paper lanterns to enhance any party, our Vintage Tea Party Paper Lanterns come in 3 assorted floral designs. Make the perfect addition for a garden tea party - why not team with our Vintage Cake Stand and Bloom Bunting. Why not make it a musical event with a good old tea dance - our Singalong Tea Dance CD and Songbook set is just the thing to add for extra fun.


Vintage Cake Stand - 3 Tier


Enhance the look of any celebration or afternoon tea party with our sturdy board cake stand. Nostalgic decoration makes this a real conversation starter. Fold flat for easy storage and wipe clean too. Price is for one cake stand.


Paper Tray and Doily Set (Pack of 4)


Our handy paper tray and doily sets will help give a luxurious touch to your garden party. The rectangular shape is the perfect shape for sandwiches and cakes. Any food will be enhanced by the pretty doily underneath. All made from sturdy card and paper. Great for care home celebrations or family parties.

£1.99 £0.99

Bloom Bunting DIY Set


The prettiest bunting you'll find and you can thread the pennants through yourself, so makes a fun activity too. Ideal for a care home as older people like the rhythmic action of threading and keeps hands and fingers active. Looks great for a garden party or indoor celebration. 5 metres long.


Coloured Doilies (Pack of 120)


Doilies can be used for so many things and this pretty coloured set is great for both enhancing cakes or biscuits to lots of use in craft projects. Why not use with our gold and silver set code: ART18.


Material Wave Panel - Smooth & Silky


Sensory Wall Panel with Vinyl and Astroturf


Story Cubes - Rescue


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.


Memo Classic


This high quality Memo Classic set has pairs of everyday images to use in a variety of ways. Play Pairs, Snap or link the images in themes eg: animals, food, transport. Makes a useful resource for activity coordinators in care homes. Vibrant images capture the imagination and spark conversation in older residents.


Memories of Working Life 1950's & 1960's


From the Pictures to Share range this new title will bring back memories of a typical days work

£24.99 £19.99

Toss and Talk Ball - Getting to Know You *OUT OF STOCK*


Our most popular Toss and Talk Ball - includes a wonderful range of topics. Ideal for group activities for wheelchair users. *OUT OF STOCK - until late July 2022* Please see our other Toss & Talk Balls.


Memories of Leisure Time - 1950's & 1960's


Pictures to Share Books are ideal to aid in reminiscent sessions either on a 1-2-1 or group basis

£24.99 £19.99

Toss and Talk Family History Ball *OUT OF STOCK*


A great way to exercise and socialise! Just toss the ball to someone and ask the question nearest your thumb. *OUT OF STOCK - until late July 2022* See our other options below in related products.


Memories of Childhood - 1950's & 1960's


'Memories of Childhood' from the 1950s and 1960s' will prompt reminiscence and nostalgic conversations. This book can be enjoyed by anyone who would like to reminisce and those with earlier stage dementia.

£24.99 £19.99

Toss and Talk Ball - Name a Song


A top favourite with a music theme. Great for recalling all those favourite tunes. Oversized ball that is easy to catch and throw. Care homes love to use these as they can be played seated or standing and encourage chatting and laughing. See video below:


Memories of Music - 1950's & 1960's


Lovely pictures to aid in conversation or just to look at while listening to some classics

£24.99 £19.99

Toss and Talk Ball - All About Men


One just for the gentlemen - our newest Toss and Talk Ball - All About Men is the perfect way to spend a morning. Can be played seated or standing -just toss the ball and talk about the item your thumb is closest to. Lots of fun subjects i.e: 'Military Rankings in the Army' or 'Types of Breeds of Dog' - something for everyone. Incorporates gentle upper body exercise and keep the brain cells ticking over too! Great for care home residents to play.


My Day


A card placement game designed for those with dementia


Let's Chat - Advent & Christmas DVD


Let’s Chat videos can be used for small groups of residents, by visiting family members, or on a one-to-one basis as a shared experience that encourages conversation.