Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome to the course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Let's get started

  • 3

    Summer Holiday Theme

    • Food First - Reminiscence

    • Setting the Scene

    • Cold Drinks Available - Poster

    • Fish & Chips Poster

    • Let's sing Summer

    • Let's sing songs of summer

    • Summertime Word Games

    • Summertime Anagrams Quiz sheet

    • Another Summertime Song List

  • 4

    Spanish Holiday Theme ***NEW***

    • Setting the scene.

    • Reminiscence

    • Food First Activities

    • Arts and Crafts

    • Simple Guitar outline

    • Spanish Flag

    • Entertainment

  • 5

    Well Dressing May - September

  • 6

    National Fishing Month

    • Food First Activity

    • Fishing

    • Celebrate with a Fish & Chip Supper

    • Make a fishing game with residents

    • Memory Box Fishing Theme

    • Card Game

    • On-line Fishing Games

    • Fishing Club ***New***

  • 7

    National Eisteddfod of Wales

    • How can we celebrate the National Eisteddfod?

  • 8

    BBC Proms

    • Set the scene ***New***

  • 9

    Big Butterfly Count

    • Butterflies to colour

  • 10

    Elvis Week ***NEW***

    • Conversation Starters

    • Themed entertainment

    • Elvis Presley Song Quiz with answer sheet

  • 11

    Afternoon Tea Week

    • Themed Afternoon Tea

    • Afternoon Tea Week Poster and Activity Sheet

    • Indian Tea Votes

  • 12

    National Allotments Week

    • Getting outside in the garden

    • Gardening Jobs

    • Herb Garden

    • Allotment Harvest Colouring Pages

    • Food First Activities

  • 13

    Caribbean Food Week

    • Food First Activities

    • Music

    • Film Club

  • 14

    Scottish Food Fortnight ***New***

    • Snack time suggestions

    • Scottish Themed Activities

  • 15

    Yorkshire Day

    • Film Club

    • Reminiscence

    • Food First Activities

    • Yorkshire Foods

    • Other activity ideas

  • 17

    National Book Lovers Day

    • How to launch a book club

  • 18

    International Left-handers Day

    • Conversations

  • 19

    Mae West ***NEW***

    • Conversation Starters

    • Mae West - Quote bombs

    • Activities

  • 20

    World Photography Day ***NEW***

    • Conversation Starters and a little bit of action!

  • 21

    World Senior Citizens Day

    • Celebrating World Senior Citizen's Day ***NEW***

  • 22

    National Burger Day

    • Celebrate the humble beef burger

    • Hold a Barbecue to raise funds and socialise.

    • BBQ Bash Poster

  • 23

    Next Steps

    • Before you go...

Let's plan August activities

This course includes special days throughout the month, useful links and lots of ideas and inspiration for activities for you to use throughout August

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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