Course curriculum

  • 2

    Let's get started!

  • 3

    Let's plan April Activities

    • Ideas and Inspiration

    • Activity Planner Checklist

    • Planning your themes.

  • 4

    National Pet Month

    • Social Clubs

    • Creative Sessions

    • Pets in the Care Home

    • Visiting Pets

    • Pet Shows

    • Garden Birds

    • Garden Bird Colouring Sheet

    • Garden Birds Colouring Sheet

    • Pet Birds Colouring Sheet

    • Rabbits

    • Guinea Pigs

    • Chickens

    • Fish

    • Cats

    • BCK CAT BREEDS WORDSEARCH

  • 5

    Great British Beef Week

    • Beef on the menu

  • 6

    National Gardening Week

    • Getting outside in the garden

    • Gardening Jobs

    • Points of interest in the garden

    • Conservation Projects

    • Herb Garden

    • Let's sing about flowers

    • Gardening Club(s)

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    April Fool's Day

    • April Fool's Day

  • 8

    International Children's Book Day

    • Hans Christian Andersen

    • Children's Party

    • Group Quick Quiz

  • 9

    Hans Christian Andersen

    • Born on this day - Hans Christian Andersen

  • 10

    Walk to Work Day

    • Team Work

    • Reminiscence

    • Discussion Group

  • 11

    The Grand National

    • Fundraising Opportunity

  • 12

    International Pillow Fight Day

    • News Worthy

    • Having Fun!

    • Reminiscence

    • Outing/Discussion

  • 13

    National Siblings Day

    • About National Siblings Day

    • Ideas for the day

    • Today's Playlist - Siblings

  • 14

    Barbershop Quartet Day

    • Musical Entertainment

  • 15

    Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

    • Food First Activity

  • 16

    International Scrabble Day

    • Scrabble Games

  • 17

    Record Store Day

    • Reminiscence

  • 18

    Springtime Afternoon Tea

    • Afternoon Tea Themes for April

    • Afternoon Tea Menu (April)

  • 19

    Queen Elizabeth II

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    St George's Day

    • England Theme - Decorations

    • Tablemat -England

    • Tablemat - St George's Day

    • Tablemat - Dragon

    • Tablemat - St George

    • Tablemat - Red & White Roses

    • English Afternoon Tea

    • Food First Activities

    • St Georges Day Word Search

    • St Georges Day Word Search Answer Sheet

    • Odd One Out Puzzle

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    Shakespeare Day

    • Shakespeare Quotes

    • Shakespeare's Plays - Download

    • Shakespeare's Plays

    • Romeo & Juliet Afternoon Tea

    • Afternoon Tea - Romeo & Juliet Theme Menu

    • Romeo & Juliet Afternoon Tea - notes

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    International Jazz Day

    • Jazz Theme

    • Jazz Cafe Poster A4

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    Next Steps...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...

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.

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

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