Reminiscing kits

Cases containing object-based resources for reminiscing sessions that include a range of social history items that can be handled.

These kits are cases containing object-based resources for reminiscing sessions that include a range of social history items that can be handled. They have been specifically designed for activity coordinators to use in reminiscing sessions and are most suitable for aged care groups.

Rock ‘n’ roll

Rock 'n' roll began taking the airwaves and Australia by storm in the 1950s. This kit offers a snapshot into an era that witnessed the birth of the 'teenager' and the music, clothes, icons and fads that became popular with this new generation.

Track and field

Did you ever win a gold medal or go hoarse supporting your favourite sports team? This kit contains sporting objects and memorabilia popular since the mid-20th century.

Childhood games and pastimes

Did you ever play jacks and marbles or impress your friends with yo-yo tricks? This kit contains games popular in the 1920s-50s.

Dance hall days

Dancing was an integral part of growing up in Victoria in the early-mid 1900s. Revisit the music, costume and venues of a bygone era.

In the shed

The shed is an integral part of Australian life. Relive times spent tinkering in the shed from the 1930s to the 1960s.

Mi viene in mente quando

An Italian reminiscing kit designed to assist older Italians recall both their past life in Italy and migration to Australia.

Port to port

Reminisce on your experiences migrating to Australia by ship with photos, games and stories.

Recipes for remembering

This kit is designed to stimulate memories of the home when bread was delivered by horse and cart and ice delivered for the ice chest...

Stitches through time

Memories of boiling the copper on wash day, wearing starched collars and hand-me-downs will stimulate plenty of discussion.

Transport and travel

Remember the sounds of horses' hooves, cable cars or car horns? Reminisce about forms of transport and travel in the 1920s-50s.

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