Category Archives : Intergenerational


A whole new kind of crazy

Here are some ideas just for subscribers of Bright Ideas to assist with a sing-along for April Fool’s Day or any other day a laugh is needed. The main focus is an intergenerational group of school aged with seniors.  Preschool and older adult resources are also included. April Fool’s Day can be a whole new […]

A Whole New Kind of Crazy

The Purr-fect Pet!

Pets – The Purr-fect Conversation Starter

Pets can be the purr-fect conversation starter for children, seniors and both of these groups together. Here are resources for Kindling Level subscribers to assist them in planning for National Pet Month (April) or any other time. Suggested population indicated with ”I/A” for intergenerational groups or any age group; “P” for preschoolers; and ”S” for senior living settings. While the most […]


Ideas spill forth with the Chinese New Year

Here are some Chinese New Year ideas just for Bright Idea Subscribers. Dragon dancing, shows, and firecrackers are part of the festivities. Building upon the ideas of a dragon dance and the song “Slow Boat to China”, I developed “Of Boats and Dragons”.  Chinese New Year is January 31, 2014. Traditionally, it is celebrated for a […]

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