Care recipient (cr) may enjoy making and having a tactile scrapbook meant to be felt not just viewed

Try: #cut 12 x 12.5 -inch squares of many kinds of fabric with interesting textures and colors #cut or buy 12 x 12-inch scrapbook paper with different textures prints or colors #cut several 12x 12.5 -inch sheets of bubble wrap #use a 3-hole punch to make holes on one side of each of the fabric paper and bubble wrap squares #insert the squares into a binder or scrapbook #decorate the cover of the binder of scrapbook #keep the binder in a place where it can be easily brought out when the cr complains of boredom the cr may find touching and looking at the book interesting for a while #add new fabrics papers or objects to the book as you come across them

Materials: Fabric scraps silk terry cloth cotton satin etc bubble wrap sheets scrapbook paper 3-ring binder or scrapbook 3-hole punch if needed

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Social, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Maximum Supervision, Vision, Good Vision, Touch, Good Touch, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Long-Term Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, Poor S T Memory

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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