Course curriculum

  • 1

    Autumn

    • Autumn themed activities

    • Playlist of songs for Autumn

    • WORD COUPLETS cold-warm - EASY

    • WORD COUPLETS cold-warm

    • WORD COUPLETS cold-warm - Answer sheet example

    • Food First Activities

  • 2

    Movember

    • Getting involved

    • We're supporting Movember poster

  • 3

    World Nursery Rhyme Week

    • It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it!

    • World Nursery Rhyme Week - Download

  • 4

    Book Week Scotland

    • Bookish Activities

  • 5

    Guy Fawkes Night

    • Remember, remember! - poster 1

    • Remember, remember! - poster 2

    • Arts & Crafts

    • Celebrating indoors

  • 6

    International Stout Day

    • Social Evening

  • 7

    Wear Purple for JIA

    • Why Wear Purple for JIA?

  • 8

    Hedy Lamarr ***NEW**

    • Born this day bio - Hedy Lamarr

    • Conversations Matter

    • Missing Letters Game - Film Stars

    • Monday Matinee

  • 9

    Armistice Day

    • Remembrance Activities

    • Reminiscence

    • Remembrance Service - poster

    • Create a Display

    • In Flanders fields ***NEW***

  • 10

    Claude Monet ***NEW***

    • Born this day bio - Monet

    • Conversations Matter

    • Art Session

  • 11

    The Sound of Music ***NEW***

    • Themed Activities

    • My Favourite Things Colour and puzzles

    • Von Trapp Children Anagrams Quiz sheet

  • 12

    International Men's Day

    • Male residents forum

    • Fishing Club

    • Gardening Club

    • Playing Cards

  • 13

    Stir-up Sunday

    • Food First Activities

    • Stir-up Sunday Christmas Pudding My Ingredients

    • Stir-up Sunday Prayer

    • Stir-up Sunday Poster

    • Preparing for Christmas ***updated***

    • What's my Christmas Gift_

  • 14

    Love your diary day! ***NEW DAY***

    • Your diary

    • Have a nose into someone else's diary

  • 15

    Born this day - Tina Turner

    • Born this day - Tina Turner

    • Musical Activities

    • Conversation Matters

  • 16

    Advent

    • The Advent Calendar

    • Advent Sunday Posters

    • Sundays in Advent

    • Conversation Matters

  • 17

    The Beatles

    • Name that Beatles Tune ***NEW***

  • 18

    St Andrew's Day

    • Scotland Themed Day

    • Food First Activities

  • 19

    Reminiscence - Bicycles

    • Bicycle Related Activities

    • Brian Robinson

    • Bicycle to colour

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.