Sensory Painting at Cherry Blossom Care Home

sensory painting

Arts and crafts are a cornerstone of our activities program here at our Cherry Blossom Care Home. They provide residents with an opportunity to express themselves creatively, improve hand-eye coordination, and simply have fun. However, one activity has become a particular favorite – sensory painting.

Exploring textures and scents

Sensory painting goes beyond traditional brushes and paints. It incorporates a variety of textures and scents, stimulating multiple senses and creating a truly immersive experience. The use of yogurt and pastry dough offers a unique combination – the smooth coolness of the yogurt contrasts with the slightly rough texture of the pastry, while both offer a pleasant aroma.

A Feast for the senses

This activity isn't just about creating a final product; it's about the journey itself. Residents enjoy the tactile sensation of squishing the yogurt and molding the pastry dough. The vibrant colours of the yogurt add another layer of sensory stimulation, encouraging exploration and creativity.

Fostering joy and connection

The act of sensory painting is more than just a physical or cognitive exercise. It provides a platform for self-expression, relaxation, and social interaction. Residents can create individual masterpieces or collaborate on larger pieces, fostering a sense of community and shared enjoyment.

Creativity knows no bounds

Sensory painting with yogurt and pastry dough is a perfect example of how creativity can flourish with unexpected materials. It demonstrates that art is accessible to everyone, regardless of skill level or physical limitations.

A Care Home that promotes creativity

At Cherry Blossom, we believe in providing a stimulating environment that caters to all interests and abilities. Sensory painting is just one example of our commitment to offering residents engaging and creative activities. 

If you're looking for a care home that prioritises resident well-being and fosters a love for the arts, look no further than our Cherry Blossom Care Home. We invite you to contact us today to learn more about our activities program and philosophy.