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Wondrous Words Word Cloud - Collage

"It boosts my confidence to try new things such as the collage activities."

Create an expressive and unique card for a special person using your old magazines and newspapers (called ‘up-cycling’).
Take time out for yourself with this absorbing activity, connect with a friend or loved one by focusing on their qualities and strengths and build confidence when using words.

Wellbeing benefits:

Feel close to others
Be resourceful

Examples of how this activity can help me:

I want to do something nice for a friend.
I want to share my appreciation of others.

Length:

30+ minutes.

Who can I do this activity with?

On my own.

Where can I do this activity?

Indoors - away from the computer.

How often can I do this activity?

Create cards to brighten a loved one's day - no need for a special occasion (though they do make great birthday cards!).

What do I need?

  • Old magazines, pamphlets, supplements, old books etc – anything that uses words!
  • Scissors
  • A glue stick
  • A coloured piece of card, minimum A5 size

Tip:

Be resourceful, ask friends to pass on their discarded magazines, to save time, energy and money.

Did you know?

Connecting to others is one of five-evidence based actions that if practised regularly, can build our resilience and wellbeing in the face of life’s everyday challenges.

"Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness."

Jim Rohn

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