Creativity in daily life and brain training
Creativity and brain training are two really important concepts, especially for elderly people. Both can help seniors in improving their memory and language skills, making them more sociable and reducing their anxiety. In this workshop, both concepts will be explained and highlighted. In addition, tips and interactive activities will be suggested for seniors to include in their daily life.
- Understand the concept of creativity and its importance
Theory with interactive activities
Additional Activities & Tools:
- Guess the colour
Improve your creative thinking skills by reading aloud the colours below as fast as possible. (You can try doing it also with objects around you)
- Guess the colour (version 2)
Challenge yourself even more and read as fast as you can the colours of the words; not the words, (e.g. the first word is ‘green’, not red).
Play Sudoku and train your brain in order to improve your memory and problem-solving skills. You can find sudokus in magazines, newspapers or buy a book that offers you a variety of sudoku puzzles. If you feel more digitally advanced, you can play online.
Solve different crosswords online in order to improve your memory and problem-solving skills.
- Play online chess!
Train your brain through online chess! If you have a friend, you can play chess also offline.
- Word Search
Daily Word Search for the training of your brain
- Online Art colouring book
Paint with your own style well-known paintings and learn more about art
- Improve your puzzle skills!
A puzzle can help you concentrate, calm yourself and train your brain. Whether you do it online or offline, find what suits you best and start now!
- Autodesk Sketchbook
Working in Sketchbook feels like drawing on paper. Draw your creations and develop your creativity
Learn a new language and train your brain for free!
Create your own designs online and train your brain!
Make your own custom map of the World, United States, Europe, and 50+ different maps. Color an editable map and download it for free to use in your project.
- Take me back
Type any date that you want in time and find out what important things happened in the past!
- Virtual Mars Tour 3D
The Virtual Mars Tour is an interactive look at the planet using Thousands of images from previous martian missions. Visit the North and South Poles. Zoom in to within feet of the surface and explore every inch of the planet.
- Learn to make Origami
Origami is the art of folding paper into a sculpture without using glue or scissors. Choose from hundreds of designs with simple step-by-step instructions and become an expert.
- Free rice
Freerice is an educational trivia game that helps you get smarter while making a difference for people around the world. Every question you answer correctly raises 10 grains of rice for the World Food Programme (WFP) to support its work saving and changing lives around the world.
- Mind Games
Play the best free Mind Games online with brain, math, puzzle and word games, sudokus and memory games.
Free online paint tool