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Starting Points for Activities and Programs (Set)

Starting Points for Activities and Programs (Set)
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Price: $50.00
Availability: In Stock
Model: 000281
Manufacturer: Dr G Koop & J Quirke
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 Extra special 1/2 price discount - 100’s of activities are included in this must have set of books.  If you are working in the area of activity provision then this set is a must.

Starting Points for Activities and Programs - Starting Points are practical and inspirational books for all those working in the leisure, recreation and health fields. The books contains daily program and activity suggestions suitable for a wide range of people including activity co-ordinators and facilitators, diversional therapists, carers, volunteers and family members. Program ideas and activities can be adapted to appeal to a diversity of client groups, ability levels and ages.


There are two books in this series. Starting Points, Book 1 provides program and activity ideas for each day of the first half of the year while Book 2 focuses on daily events for the second half of the year.


Content Areas include:
Activity and program ideas cover areas such as creativity, spirituality, reminiscence, word games and puzzles, quizzes, gardening, cooking and craft, community based activities, humour, physical activity and exercise, special days and themes.


Activity and Program Ideas include:


Book 1/January - June


  • January 19: Decoupage
  • January 22: Chinese New Year


  • February 4: Poetry writing
  • February 29: Let's go to the movies


  • March 5: Crossword - Famous women
  • March 24: Sensory Boxes


  • April 6: Use the colours of the rainbow to relax and re-energise.
  • April 12: Chocolate making


  • May 8: Stimulation activity
  • May 18: Trivia questions


  • June 3: Weddings around the world
  • June 12: "The Young and the Restless" quiz


Book 2/July – December


  • July 2: Card game - Play or pay
  • July 30: Proverbs from around the world


  • August 5: Puzzle – Match the Singer to the Song
  • August 22: "This is your life" book


  • September 12: Reminiscence - The summer holidays
  • September 13: Gardening quiz


  • October 4: Know your sports quiz
  • October 18: Poem of the day, Fact of the day, Quote of the day, Word of the day, Prediction of the day.


December 4: Word game: Legs

  • November 2: Celebrity quiz
  • November 18: Pioneer women
  • December 18: Making scented rocks


Set (Books 1 & 2) (Australian Publication)

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