Making lists of items in a particular category is a popular mentally stimulating activity. In this activity, however, the challenge is to decide whether or not an item belongs on the list.
Begin by explaining the purpose of the activity and giving an example. “We are going to decide if an item belongs on our list or if it doesn’t. For example, is an elephant a farm animal?
|Group Size||Time of Day||Duration||Acuity Level|
|1 on 1
Small (2 - 4)
Medium (5 - 8)
|As Needed||Long-term Care
Covid-19 Seat participants six feet apart. Moderate Dementia Use simple categories such as things you eat or drink, animals, or furniture. Include only familiar words on the list. Or bring in actual items as appropriate, to use as props.