Some of our Morning Group (0-4 year old) children visited a local nursing home as part of an inter-generational initiative. The children and residents made slime together and spent the morning in each others company. Lots of laughs and fun!
The benefits for both adults and children of interactions such as this are manyfold. Increasing feelings of self-worth and self confidence among both generations, feeling ‘valued’ it reduces social isolation for the older generation and improves socialisation skills among the children.