Description : -stimulates long term memory recall, improves communication, promotes social interaction, and improves symptoms of depression by Sarah Scott.
Several pieces of fabric eg. satin, muslin, flannel cotton, etc. box or basket to put them in.
Invite the residents to choose one of the pieces of fabric and place it on the table in front of them, ask them to hold it and ask what it reminds them of. : Help stir up memories by asking questions like: does this piece of fabric remind you of someone or something? Did you have clothing made out of this kind of fabric? Is this fabric the one you like the most? Provide questions that have simple yes or no answers, provide frequents cues.