Sunday, October 9, 2016

Buddy bingo and more

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Buddy Bingo
submitted by Tracy Groene of Enid's Senior Care

Residents that need help playing bingo sit with residents that need no assistance --- they are buddy bingo players. Its great fun for all that play. Both recieve prizes when one of them bingo's.


Bingo and the Bazaar
submitted by Sue Neitzelt of Rosewood Manor

The residents play bingo and win play money. They then have a bazaar every two weeks and buy things with the money they won at bingo. For prizes, find cheap items at local discount stores. The residents at times donate things they no longer want to the bazaar.


Card Bingo
submitted by Jan Huegerich of Exira Care Center

Residents are each given 7 cards face up laid out on a table. The leader will then have a new deck and read out the cards as they are dealt. Everyone with that card turns it over and when all of each residents cards are turned over they holler "bingo". Prizes are then given. We have played this with 1 to many residents. You also can alter the number of cards that are dealt out, it really makes no differance. We use it for our seperate activity for our ladies and our men.


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