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COVID 19 Destroys the hope of many in Nursing Homes

What’s worse than being locked in a Nursing Home? Not being able to see your family for months. Many are dying, alone in these places. The Fidget Chicks make Sensory Mats to help keep your loved one’s mind and hands busy while being locked up for a crime they never committed. Nursing Homes across the […]

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Fidget Chicks Donate over 4,000 Sensory Mats for Dementia Patients

The Fidget Chicks of Granbury Texas are a small group of ladies who make Sensory Mats for Dementia patients. They started sewing these wonderful Fidget Mats 3 years ago and have donated more than 4,000 across Texas and the USA. The Texas Country Reporter TV show features them in a powerful video that bring tears […]

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What’s a Fidget Chick?

What’s a Fidget Chick? I have a Pink Tee Shirt that say’s “FIDGET CHICK”. Every time I wear it in public, I get asked about it. There are 10 “Fidget Chicks” in the Pecan Plantation neighborhood, and 5 or 6  of us meet each week to gather supplies, share ideas and make Fidget Mats for […]

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Fidget Chicks on Texas Country Reporter – RFD TV

The Fidget Chicks will be on Texas Country Reporter February 15th. Check your local listings here.  http://texascountryreporter.com/showtimes It will also air on the following Friday @ 8pm & Sunday @ 10:30am on RFD TV. Watch Bob and Kelli Phillips interview the Fidget Chicks and what we do in our Fidget Mat Mission. Photos is Li […]

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Barbara Storey

My dear friend Lisa Starkweather of Granbury lost her Mother this week. Sending prayers of comfort and peace to the family.  Barbara Storeys service will be at Wiley Funeral Home on 377, Friday 01/17/2020 viewing at 10 a.m. and service at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. The family welcomes anyone who wishes to join them […]

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Christmas Smiles at local Nursing Home

The Fidget Chicks delivered Fidget Mats, Baby Dolls and Stuffed Puppies to Harbor Lakes Nursing and Rehab. The smiles are priceless. Merry Christmas to you and yours! Li Cross – Founder

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Fidget Chicks (Mission) Growing in the USA

I started the Fidget Chick mission 3 years ago. We make Sensory Mats for Dementia Patients. My Mission was to get our wonderful Fidget Mats in the hands of those in need across the country. Our small group can’t possibly make millions of Fidget Mats, so we invite Volunteers across the USA to join us […]

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Over 3,000 Fidget Mats Donated

The “Fidget Chicks” are a group in Granbury, Texas who get together each week and share gadgets, place mats and ideas for Sensory Mats for Dementia Patients. Some make one mat a week, and some make 8 or 10. Each week they show off their Fidget Mats and marvel at the beauty of each one. […]

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Fidget Chicks Biggest Week Ever

The Fidget Chicks donated over 90 Fidget Mats this week. Our best week ever! Rosie and I went to a Fabulous Event last night in Ft Worth, Texas. The Courtyards at River Park had “Painting with a Twist” and “Free Massage” for guests. Those guests were from Harbor Hospice, Encompass Home Health, Compassionate Healthcare, Renaissance […]

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Making Fidget Mats for Dementia Patients

The Fidget Chicks make sensory mats for Dementia Patients. We call them Fidget Mats. First we purchase cloth place mats and supplies. Some of the supplies are donated by neighbors and the community.               Next – We gather up these supplies and fill tote bags with goodies. We take […]

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