Course curriculum

  • 1

    Let's get started

    • August Dates

  • 2

    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

  • 3

    Spanish Holiday Theme

    • Setting the scene.

    • Reminiscence

    • Food First Activities

    • Arts and Crafts

    • Simple Guitar outline

    • Spanish Flag

    • Entertainment

  • 4

    Well Dressing May - September

  • 5

    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***

  • 6

    National Eisteddfod of Wales

    • How can we celebrate the National Eisteddfod?

  • 7

    BBC Proms

    • Set the scene

  • 8

    Big Butterfly Count

    • Butterflies to colour

  • 9

    Elvis Week

    • Conversation Starters

    • Themed entertainment

    • Elvis Presley Song Quiz with answer sheet

  • 10

    Afternoon Tea Week

    • Themed Afternoon Tea

    • Afternoon Tea Week Poster and Activity Sheet

    • Indian Tea Votes

  • 11

    National Allotments Week

    • Getting outside in the garden

    • Gardening Jobs

    • Herb Garden

    • Allotment Harvest Colouring Pages

    • Food First Activities

  • 12

    Caribbean Food Week

    • Food First Activities

    • Music

    • Film Club

  • 13

    Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight

    • Snack time suggestions

    • Scottish Themed Activities

  • 14

    Yorkshire Day

    • Film Club

    • Reminiscence

    • Food First Activities

    • Yorkshire Foods

    • Other activity ideas

  • 16

    National Book Lovers Day

    • How to launch a book club

  • 17

    International Left-handers Day

    • Conversations

  • 18

    Mae West

    • Conversation Starters

    • Mae West - Quote bombs

    • Activities

  • 19

    World Photography Day

    • Conversation Starters and a little bit of action!

  • 20

    World Senior Citizens Day

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

  • 21

    National Burger Day

    • Celebrate the humble beef burger

    • Hold a Barbecue to raise funds and socialise.

    • BBQ Bash Poster

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.