Making Fidget Blankets


  • 2h/week
  • Flexible
  • Flexible
  • School

Posted on May 22, 2023

Last updated on May 25, 2023

Are you interested in using sewing and crafting skills to bring stress-relief to those living with dementia, Alzheimer's, an acquired brain injury, or for those recovering from a stroke?

The role

Research indicates that sensory blankets (also known as fidget blankets and fiddle blankets) can improve the wellbeing of people adjusting to a change in how their brain operates by providing something of interest to keep their hands busy.

This DIY volunteer opportunity encourages you to get creative with a variety of colours, textures and trinkets to design a sensory blanket for someone in need.

Need to know

Somerset College World Ready Pilot Only! Please seek guidance from a parent/carer before applying.


Start date: May 22, 2023

End date: -


  • Aged Care
  • Disability Support
  • Arts, Craft and Music

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