Craft activities for older adults can provide physical, mental and emotional benefits – encouraging use of hands and mind. These activities are not only enjoyable but also improve the quality of life in many ways.
Examples of suitable crafts include:
- Cross stitch
- Adult colouring
- Glass painting
- Rock painting
- Card making
More detailed ideas can be gained from the following:
Easy Crafts for Senior Citizens
There is a great variety of crafts that are suitable for seniors and this link gives access to many suitable projects.
Crafts for Seniors via Crafts By Amanda
10 Easy Craft Ideas
A collection of easy craft ideas to keep your hands and mind busy, and also provide things to decorate your home or give as gifts.
10 Easy Craft Ideas via NC Newcare
Fun & Easy Ideas to Get Creative
A collection of inexpensive crafts for seniors that are both accessible and fun.
Crafts for Seniors via Love to Know