ATTENTION MUSIC THERAPISTS! Activities to incorporate into your sessions.
Simple board game options (The vintage boards are nice to have. You can find them on Amazon and Etsy):
Hi Ho Cherry-O (1960)
Gingerbread Man (1961)
Events: Have an Ice Cream Social
Story-time: For higher functioning residents- Have the residents read to young children.
Suggested theme books:
Baking: Have a taffy pull or make chocolate candies.
Tutti Frutti from Little Richard
Strawberry Fields Forever by The Beatles
Spoonful of Sugar by Julie Andrews
Sugar Town by Nancy Sinatra
Sweet Nothin by Brenda Lee
Shoo Fly Pie and Apple Pie Dowdy by Dinah Shore
Ain’t She Sweet by The Beatles
Lemon Tree by Trini Lopez
How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You
Marvin Gaye, also James Taylor
Little Green Apples by Roger Miller, also Dean Martin
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Willy Wonka’s, The Candy Man
Get Hersey bars or organic chocolate bars and wrap them in the Wonka Bar wrap. Print the template.