Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Welcome to the course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Let's get started!

  • 3

    Ruby Tuesday

    • Ruby Tuesday Quiz

  • 4

    Well Dressing

    • Well Dressing in Derbyshire

    • Arts & Crafts

    • Reminiscence

    • Wishing Well

  • 5

    Health Information Week

    • Healthy Eating - Fruit

    • Fruit Poster

    • Promote hydration as an activity

    • Mental Health

    • Wellbeing - Mental Health

  • 6

    National Picnic Month

    • Picnic Time

    • Family Picnic Day

  • 7

    National Fishing Month

  • 8

    National Ice Cream Month

    • Food First Activity - *new additions*

    • Sundae Sunday Poster

    • Knickerbocker Glory Recipe ***New***

  • 9

    World Water Colour Month ***NEW***

    • How to take part

  • 10

    Seafarers Awareness Week

    • Music

    • Movie Night

    • Theme your Pop-up-Pub *** updated***

    • Food First

    • Rum tasting

    • Pebble Painting

    • Party Games

    • Visiting Pet

    • Old Seafaring phrases we use today ***NEW***

  • 11

    Great British Pea Week

    • "Give Peas a Chance" ***NEW***

  • 12

    National Marine Week

    • National Marine Week Poster

  • 13

    Seaside Theme

    • Food First - Reminiscence

    • Setting the Scene

    • Cold Drinks Available - Poster

    • Fish & Chips Poster

    • Let's sing Summer

    • Let's sing songs of summer

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    • Summertime Word Games

    • Summertime Anagrams Quiz sheet

    • Summertime Anagrams - Answer sheet

    • Another Summertime Song List

  • 14

    BBC Proms

    • Set the scene

  • 15

    Big Butterfly Count ***NEW***

    • Butterflies to colour

  • 16

    SPANA's World Tea Party

    • About SPANA

    • Simple Animal themed activities

    • Food First Activities

  • 17

    Canada Day

    • Food First Activities

    • Canada Day Banner

    • Reminiscence topics for Canada Themed day

    • Let's Sing - Canada Theme

    • Quizzes

    • PR Tips

  • 18

    World UFO Day ***NEW***

    • UFO activity sheet - A4

  • 19

    Poetry - Death of loved ones. ***NEW***

    • Discussion

    • Born on this day - Edward Young

    • Night Thoughts by Edward Young - A4 pdf

  • 20

    Independence Day USA

    • Food First Activities

    • Independence Day USA Banner

    • Happy Fourth of July Poster

    • Reminiscence topics for an American Themed day

    • American Movie Night

    • America Quiz

    • PR Tips

  • 21

    World Chocolate Day

    • Film Club Special

    • Food First Activity

  • 22

    Bastille Day

    • French themed day

    • Food First Activity

    • Bastille Day Fete - Posters

  • 23

    St Swithun's Day

    • Conversation starters

    • St Swithun's Day Posters

    • St Swithun - A little bit of history ***NEW***

  • 24

    National Cherry Day

    • Food First Activities

  • 26

    Moon Landing

    • Playlist of songs for moon theme

  • 27

    International Friendship Day

    • Conversation starters - International Friendship Day ***NEW***

    • Celebrating Friendship

    • Penpals

    • Team Building Event

    • Community Connections

    • Craft Session

    • UN General Assembly Resolution

  • 28

    Next Steps...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...

What people say about Bright Copper Kettles CIC

  • Musical Moments

    @BCKuk is a must for any care activity coordinator out there.

  • Shedfield Lodge

    We would recommend @BCKuk to any care home/activity coordinator if you're scratching your head for ideas/inspiration or if, like us, you just want to add to what you are already doing.

  • Myography UK

    Bright Copper Kettles - fantastic information for care activity coordinators...

  • Lady Tracey Cole

    Great for activity ideas and planning events all year.. Highly recommended.

  • Emma Swales

    What a great support for activity supporters and instructors thank you

Course Instructor

Founder of Bright Copper Kettles CIC

Caroline J Benham

Caroline has past experience as an activity coordinator in both the corporate world and in the private care home sector. She is a qualified dementia care trainer and has enjoyed delivering related care home training courses to a wide variety of customers.

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