Crafts are always a great activity idea for residents. Not only do they promote hand strength and dexterity, but they create durable items fit for gifts or everyday use!
Rug hooking is a great activity that is fairly simple to do. Residents can work on small individual projects, but you might also consider a group project where residents work together to finish a larger rug. A larger rug project can be made Covid-friendly by disinfecting the rug and rug hooking tools in between their use between residents. Residents don't have to be experts in rug hooking to start either. There are beautiful rug hooking patterns and sets available online for purchase to make the activity a fun learning experience.
Here is an article detailing how to start in rug hooking.
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