I often used a rolling pin with my clients with dementia in occupational therapy. Movement and stretch at the shoulder, helping the person with flexibility, strength, and endurance, and in a way that the person understands and enjoys.
OT Cooking Cheat Sheet: Easy Food to Make Together
Kids would love to decorate their own rings and put their names on them. When their ring lands around the roll there could be a special activity or prize. Great idea - thanks for sharing it! DIY Paper Plate Ring Toss Game - great for kids!
For a different way to work on fine motor skills, while standing or seated, play Tic Tac Toe with marbles/beads and golf tees. Push 9 golf tees into a block of styrofoam, and then use two different colors of marbles or beads to play Tic Tac Toe.
Activities Calendar for Activity Coordinators working in Senior Care