Coloring fun for everyone!  Hot-Air Balloons  TimeTogether™ coloring includes:

  • Four (4) coloring sheets each of three hot-air balloon designs – 12 total
  • Supply checklist for setting up a dedicated art space for coloring
  • Step-by-step activity instructions, plus guidelines for using art in dementia care
  • Labeled colored references for each balloon design
  • Color wheel to facilitate color choice

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Coloring fun for everyone!  Meadow Wildflowers TimeTogether™ coloring includes:

  • Four (4) coloring sheets each of three wildflowers – Black-eyed Susan, Coneflower, and Cosmos – 12 total
  • Supply checklist for setting up a dedicated art space for coloring
  • Step-by-step activity instructions, plus guidelines for using art in dementia care
  • Colored references for each flower
  • Color wheel to facilitate color choice

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Coloring fun for everyone!  Sunfish Sailboat TimeTogether™ coloring includes:

  • 12 coloring sheets total – 4 for each of a three picture progression: (1) sail (2) sail/hull (3) full page waterscape
  • Supply checklist for setting up a dedicated art space for coloring
  • Step-by-step activity instructions, plus guidelines for using art in dementia care
  • Colored references for each “build a picture” step
  • Color wheel to facilitate color choice

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Three activities on a sailing theme that families can do together with a loved one with dementia.

  1.  A Day on the Wind Seeker – A short, illustrated sailing story designed  to accommodate the reading needs of older adults with dementia. Intergenerational themes make the story appealing in family settings.
  2.  Sunfish Sailboat TimeTogether™ coloring  – A “build a picture” progression in 3 steps:   (1) sail; (2) sail/hull; (3) full page waterscape with sailboat.  Includes multiple coloring sheets of each step.  Step-by-step instructions, and guidelines for using art in dementia care are included.
  3. Finish the Sayings – sailing the seas – 2 copies of 6 sailing sayings or song lyrics.  Instructions included for cutting the sayings into sections, and playing the game aloud (or on a work mat) with an older adult, encouraging conversation and reminiscing.  Watercolors and crayons pictured not included

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Three activities on a gardening theme that families can do together with a loved one with dementia.

  1.  A Sidewalk Garden – A short, illustrated gardening story designed  to accommodate the reading needs of older adults with   dementia.  Intergenerational themes make the story appealing in family settings.
  2.  Meadow Wildflowers TimeTogether™ coloring  – Coloring fun for everyone with multiple coloring sheets of 3 wildflowers as seen in A Sidewalk Garden.  Step-by-step instructions, and guidelines for using art in dementia care are included.
  3. Finish the Sayings – Gardening – 2 copies of 6 gardening sayings or song lyrics.  Instructions included for cutting the sayings into sections, and playing the game aloud (or on a work mat) with an older adult, encouraging conversation and reminiscing.  Watercolors and crayons pictured are not included

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Three activities on a ballooning theme that families can do together with a loved one with dementia.

  1.  Adventure in a Hot-Air Balloon – A short, illustrated adventure story designed  to accommodate the reading needs of older adults with dementia. Intergenerational themes make the story appealing in family settings.
  2.  Hot-Air Balloons TimeTogether™ coloring  – Coloring fun for everyone with multiple coloring sheets of 3 hot-air balloon designs ranging from simple to detailed.  Step-by-step instructions, and guidelines for using art in dementia care are included.
  3. Finish the Sayings – Up, up and away! – 2 copies of 6 “windy” sayings or song lyrics.  Instructions included for cutting the sayings into sections, and playing the game aloud (or on a work mat) with an older adult, encouraging conversation and reminiscing.  Watercolors and markers pictured not included

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By Rita Akins

Illustrated by Ronn Akins

with Jennifer Brush, M.A., CCC/SLP

Emma has dreamed of sailing since her childhood.  She and her grandfather, Papa Jack, worked hard to restore an old sloop.  Now the day has come for a first sail.  Will Emma be ready to sail the Wind Seeker?… Read More


Large-print, three-part cards with bold, full-color illustrations of 10 garden vegetables.  Illustrations are printed on 80# cardstock and laminated with 5mil, non-glare film for easy viewing and handling.

Card dimensions pre-lamination: control 5.5″ x 7″; picture 5.5″ x 5.5″; label 5.5″ x 1.5″

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By Rita Akins

Illustrated by Ronn Akins

with Jennifer Brush, M.A., CCC/SLP

Everyone in the neighborhood has noticed that something is different.  Flowers are growing everywhere – even under the city’s “No Planting” sign.  But who is planting the seeds?

This is the delightful story of a grandmother who loves “the good Earth,” the gardening wisdom she shares with her granddaughter, and the comical antics of her pet dog… Read More


Large-print, three-part cards with bold, full-color illustrations of 6 meadow wildflowers.  Illustrations are printed on 80# cardstock and laminated with 5mil, non-glare film for easy viewing and handling.

Card dimensions pre-lamination: control 5.5″ x 7″; picture 5.5″ x 5.5″; label 5.5″ x 1.5″

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Meadow Wildflowers can be used as a story extension for A Sidewalk Garden.… Read More


By Rita Akins

Illustrated by Ronn Akins

with Jennifer Brush, M.A., CCC/SLP

“Cookie was always in search of adventure, and Doug was always by her side.”  Their latest adventure finds the two sharing an exciting ride aboard a hot-air balloon.  Daring moments, a little romance, and a surprise encounter make this a memorable ride.… Read More


Shore and Water Birds

Large-print, three-part cards with bold, full-color illustrations of 6 shore and water birds as seen in A Day on the Wind Seeker.  Birds illustrated include:  Great Blue Heron, Canada goose, laughing gull, mallard, wood  duck and bald eagle.  80# cardstock laminated with 5mil, non-glare film for easy viewing and handling.

Card dimensions pre-lamination: control 5.5″ x 7″; picture 5.5″ x 5.5″; label 5.5″ x 1.5″

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Purchase the Stories for Older Adults™ series and receive a 20% discount.

  • A Day on the Wind Seeker
  • A Sidewalk Garden
  • Adventure in a Hot-Air Balloon

Each book features large-print text and colorful, high-contrast illustrations. A question has been added to each page of text to encourage conversation.… Read More


Large-print, three-part cards with bold, full-color illustrations of 8 woodworking tools.  Illustrations are printed on 80# cardstock and laminated with 5mil, non-glare film for easy viewing and handling.

Card dimensions pre-lamination: control 5.5″ x 7″; picture 5.5″ x 5.5″; label 5.5″ x 1.5″

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Large-print, three-part cards with 10  full-color illustrations of animals, buildings and equipment around the farm. Illustrations are printed on 80# cardstock and laminated with 5mil, non-glare film for easy viewing and handling.

Card dimensions pre-lamination: control 5.5″ x 7″; picture 5.5″ x 5.5″; label 5.5″ x 1.5″

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Large-print, three-part cards with bold, full-color illustrations of 6 backyard birds: Eastern bluebird, robin, goldfinch, blue jay, cardinal, and chickadee.  80# cardstock, laminated with 5mil, non-glare film for easy viewing and handling.

Card dimensions pre-lamination: control 5.5″ x 7″; picture 5.5″ x 5.5″; label 5.5″ x 1.5″

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Large-print, three-part cards with bold, full-color illustrations of 8 Classic cars from the 50’s and 60’s:

1953 Buick Roadmaster, 1957 Ford Thunderbird, 1958 Chevy Impala, 1959 Cadillac De Ville

1960 Chevy Corvette, 1964 Ford Mustang, 1969 Dodge Charger, 1969 Chevy Camaro

Card dimensions pre-lamination: control 7.5″ x 6.5″; picture 7.5″ x 5″; label 7.5″ x 1.5″  (Note:  These cards are larger and not sized  for our three-part wooden tray)

 

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Save 20%  –  This Story Go-Together  includes  A Sidewalk Garden  and  the companion activity, Meadow Wildflowers – three-part cards.
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Save 20%  –  This Story Go-Together  includes  A Day on the Wind Seeker  and  the story extension, Shore and Water Birds – three-part cards.… Read More