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ZigZag Education Educational resources for schools and colleges
✓ Price includes site copy licence ✓ Automatic sale-or-return 10 day evaluation period ✓ Online inspection copies

Packs of ‘Ten-Minute’ Short Stories especially written for interest & relevance to the Older Person. A wonderful collection of easy-to-read and entertaining short stories.

  • Written by a creative writing group with several award winning writers!
  • For reading alone or aloud to an individual or a small group
  • Large, clear type-face

Benefits for your residents include:
  • Stimulating stories with opportunities for conversation and reminiscing
  • Something to read and discuss when friends and family visit


"Accessible, enjoyable, stimulating... The fact that a community writing group has produced this is lovely... Barbara [author] has obviously thought hard about the needs and practicalities of making this useable with her client group."
M Dunn, speech and drama coach, involved in performance workshops and reading with older people, independent reviewer

"It helped greatly with recalling events in the residents' lives and prompted lots of discussion, which is good for language development."
N Wood, Health & Social Care Assessor, independent reviewer

Story Telling and Conversation Prompts