Beryl mixes it up for ‘World baking Day!’

On Monday 10th. May we enjoyed our chair-based exercises, and then a baking and cake themed quiz as it was ‘World Baking Day!’

Pat, Diane, Beatrice and John get active!

Legwork by Elwyn!

Charleston by Mary!

Legs up lovelies!

Baking Quiz and Cake List!

During the afternoon we celebrated World baking Day by making our own carrot cake muffins during Cooking Club.

Beryl beats eggs.

Budding bakers!

Whilst some of us prepared and baked the carrot muffins, some of us enjoyed the Giant Crossword with Susie our lovely volunteer.

…..And some of us also enjoyed a bit of pampering.

Len had his nails trimmed and filed.

On Tueday 18th. April we played the bean bag toss game and enjoyed a May themed quiz. We also iced and decorated our home-made carrot cake muffins ready to have with afternoon tea.

Edith and Beatrice played.

We also iced our carrot cake muffins.

Tess and Beatrice enjoyed decorating the cup cakes.

Then finished carrot cake cup cakes all ready for our afternoon tea!

Bean Bag Toss (Beatrice was the overall winner) and May quiz.

During the afternoon we enjoyed Music Club which this month  featured the life and music of Doris Day. We also watched some film clips from her best known films, did a themed word search and sampled our carrot cake muffins with tea at 3pm.

Len and Arthur with pictures of Doris Day.

Elwyn tucked in!

We managed 102 words from ‘Calamity Jane!’

On Wednesday 19th. May we enjoyed our Medau rhythmic exercises and a group word search.

We also did some colour therapy and and for those that wanted they did individual Spring word searches.

Some of us also popped out between showers for some welcome fresh air in our lovely garden.

During the afternoon we enjoyed a reminiscence activity with some very famous faces.

Sunny walks between the showers!

Len by the well pump in the garden.

Tess busy with her colouring!

‘Rain Showers’ Word Search.

On Thursday 19th. May it was very busy day that started with our weekly physiotherapy, followed by the hair dresser also visiting. We arranged the fresh flowers, played a few rounds of Woodlands Hangman and some of us dodged the showers with a walk and yes even an ice-cream in the garden!

Peter enjoyed himself!

Joan loves to arrange the flowers.

Iris and Mary arrnge the flowers, Daphne watches on.

Sylvia and Kath T. busy with the blooms.

Ice cream with our coats on….Kath T and Pat –

‘Never cast a clout ‘til May is out!!’

On Friday 21st. May some of us enjoyed a drive out in the leafy lanes of Surrey. It was a showery day, so we were glad to stay warm and dry in the minibus. We visited Farnham, Frensham Ponds, Churt and Tilford. At Frensham Ponds we enjoyed refreshments on board and were met by swans and ducks who wanted to share the cake!

Beatrice was so pleased to come on the trip!

Off on a mystery bus tour!

Irene and Diane enjoying the country views!

Feeding the swans and ducks!

View of the pond as we enjoyed our refreshments.

A very bold fella!

During the afternoon we celebrated ‘International Tea Day’ with a sensory tea tasting session.

We also learnt some fascinating facts about tea, its history and health benefits.

Residents tried everything from Earl Grey, to peppermint, fresh Moroccan mint tea and red berries tea. They liked the red berries fruit tea best of all!

Tea tasting including Tea Beer!

Peter was fascinated to learn that the tea plant is a member of the camellia family.

Pat and Kath T. try red berries fruit tea.

Beryl and Diane tried and liked the fresh  peppermint tea.

Cheers Elwyn who drunk Hogs Back ‘Tea’ Beer and Daphne who tried Earl Grey.

Tess with PG Tips 75th. Anniversary diamond encrusted teabag worth a cool £22,000!

On Saturday 22nd. May we were entertained by Louis who played some of our favourite tunes for a sing-a-long.

Tess and Jay Jay danced to Louis’ piano playing.

Concentrating hard on the Giant Crossword!

Muriel received some lovely flowers and chocolates ahead of her Birthday on Sunday.

On Sunday 23rd. May we enjoyed a word search during the morning  and a lively sing-a-long during the afternoon.

We managed 100 words from ‘Earl Grey Tea!’

Sunday Sing-A-Long!

Mary and Pat.

We enjoyed some uplifting tunes from war time.

Peter played for us too!

Everyone got into the spirit!