024 7642 2224 Opening Hours: 9am - 5:30pm
Free Delivery Orders over £50
Order by 4PM For same day dispatch*
Our Customers Love Us 98% of our reviews 4 star+
Hassle-Free Returns 30 days, any reason

Decades Discussion Cards

By Speechmark

Option Required *

£0.00 £37.99 inc. VAT | £31.66 exc. VAT

Decades Discussion Cards are sets of photographic flashcards that introduce or remind people about the famous people, places and events of the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s.

  • A5 discussion cards with an image, related information, & ideas to develop the subject further
  • Effective at stimulating conversation, reminiscence & memory recollection, prompting story telling, or helping with articulation & language skills
  • Two versions available: 50s/60s & 70s/80s

The Decades Discussion Cards are an invaluable tool for tutors, care workers, nurses and occupational therapists working in hospitals, day centres, residential homes or educational settings facilitating the process of reminiscence.

Decades Discussion Cards - 1950s/60s

The 1950s were characterised by a complete shift in lifestyle. Recovery from the aftermath of the Second World War was steady and slow – a time for austerity, rationing, housing shortages and conservative attitudes.

The emergence of a more prosperous society saw an enormous growth in consumer goods and the rise of youth culture linked to styles of music and dress most notably the Teddy Boys with their rockabilly hairstyles and brothel creeper shoes. Fun was in the air. This huge turnaround in finances and lifestyle created opportunities that were to be fully exploited in the 'Swinging 60's'.

Town centres changed in the 60s and bomb damaged cities were replaced by modern visions of the future – not necessarily to everyone's taste.

With new motorways opening, initially with no speed restrictions, there began a monumental rise in car ownership as people enjoyed the freedom of the roads, sadly signalling a decline in rail travel so severe that 25% of the rail network was axed following a damning report by Dr. Beeching.

Contents:

  • 40 A5 discussion cards with images & subject information
  • Booklet with ideas & instructions on use
  • Retail box (reusable for storing the cards)

Decades Discussion Cards - 1970s/80s

Featuring specific moments, individuals and events of particular significance during these two pivotal decades in the economic and cultural development of the modern world.

The cards detail the surprisingly large number of inventions and innovations from that time which significantly shape our lives today, subjects include:

  • Margaret Thatcher first woman Prime Minister of GB (1979)
  • Digital camera invented (1975)
  • Ray Tomlinson invented email (1972)
  • Mobile phone invented (1979)
  • John Lennon Assassinated (1980)
  • Royal Wedding (1981)
  • Aids Identified (1981)
  • Personal Computers (PC) introduced by IBM (1981)

Contents:

  • 36 A5 discussion cards with images & subject information
  • Booklet with ideas & instructions on use
  • Retail box (reusable for storing the cards)
Barcode: 9780863887932
MPN: 9780863887932
Brand: Speechmark

Delivery - United Kingdom

  • All orders are shipped from AlzProducts' own warehouse via Royal Mail
  • Tracking number provided by email for all orders
Shipping Method
Delivery Time*
Charge
Standard
2-3 Working Days
£2.95 (free for orders over £50)
Express
Next Working Day
£4.99
Nominated Day
Mon-Sat
£4.99
Next Working Day (before 1pm)
1 Day
£9.95
Next Working Day (before 9am)
1 Day
£19.99


*Delivery times quoted are for products marked as "In stock for immediate dispatch"

  • Cut-off time - Orders must be placed before 4pm Mon-Fri for same day dispatch
  • Orders placed after 4pm on Friday will be dispatched on Monday (excluding bank holidays)

Returns - 30 Day Hassle-Free

  • Products can be returned within 30 days for a full refund (excluding delivery charge)
  • We can even provide a prepaid Royal Mail returns label (for unsuitable returns we'll need to deduct £3.95 from your refund)

International Customers

Please see our International Deliveries page for further information.

Bulk Buy Discounts

Qty Purchased
Unit Price (incl VAT)
Shipping
2+
Contact Us
Free UK

We accept NHS & Local Authority Purchase Orders

Information on how to place an order can be found on our Purchase Orders page.

Need a quotation?

Call our sales team on 024 7642 2224 to receive a quotation via email.

Decades Discussion Cards Reviews

The item has been added to your basket

Continue Shopping
Proceed To Checkout
AlzProducts is rated 5/5 on Reviews.co.uk by 1079 verified customers (view reviews)