Fun With Words

Discover the benefits of using words to encourage cognitive stimulation. We’ll discuss how to introduce the games, where to find ideas, and a variety of ways to incorporate word games. We will explore over thirty number games from the standards to word associations to letter swaps to word pictures. There are ideas for every population from memory care to independent living.

Workshop Objectives:
  • Understand the benefits of Word Games
  • Determine how to best introduce word games
  • Identify different word games
  • Understand the standard word games
  • Identify where to find ideas for word games
  • Describe how word associations assist in cognition

Workshop Content:

  • Why Word Games Are Important
  • The Standards
  • Letter Swaps
  • Word Associations
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Build It or Break It
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • More Word Fun
  • Games Page
  • Resources
APNCC Approved:
- 6 CE Hours -
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