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Senior Resource Activities and Videos

Summit County Master Gardener Volunteers have created the below activity plans for use in senior care facilities and other local programs. Staff members are welcome to access, print and use these plans with their clients, either individually or in groups. We hope they will assist busy staff members and bring much enjoyment to residents!

Additionally, we have videos available you may be interested in, also from Summit County Master Gardener Volunteers. They’re located under the Master Gardener Video Library tab. Check them out!

We hope you will benefit from these resources. Please let us know if you utilized this with a quick email to the below email address. Please send your name, facility name, number of participants involved in this activity, and your feedback for improvement so we can measure our impact and improve this product.

If you have any questions about the activities, please email mgsummitcounty@gmail.com

Topics and plans are noted below. The plans may be viewed via hyperlink.


Cookie Cutter Birdseed Ornaments

Dried Fruit Ornaments

Earthworm Fun Quiz

Enjoying Birds At Birdfeeders

Evergreen Baskets


Garden Insect Heroes

Honey-Natural, Nutritious and Delicious

Kitchen Scrap Gardening

Learning About Birds

Making sachets

Monarch Butterflies

Nature After Dark

Pinecone Birdfeeders

Ohio Bats

Ohio Native Plants


Scent activity

Small Owls of Ohio

Thanksgiving and Coffee Filter Turkey