Tropical Gardens & Butterflies
A DVD from the Ambient Collection® – Filmed with high definition cameras. DVD video, all regions, widescreen, dolby digital sound. Approximate duration 80 minutes.
Imagine walking through tropical gardens with an endless array of colours and beautiful fragrances. Discover many amazing species of butterflies with intricate wing patterns and delight at delicate orchids with their subtle elegance contrasted by the vivid greens of palm leaves.
Filmed using many different camera techniques, this Tropical Gardens & Butterflies DVD allows you to see both the finest details of butterflies as well as wider shots of lush tropical gardens.
The Tropical Gardens & Butterflies DVD has three 10 minute films set to relaxing piano music composed by Simon Daum:
Film 1 – Orchids and Butterflies has bright scenes and exquisite orchids and butterflies.
Film 2 – Natural Discovery reveals the beautiful details of nature.
Film 3 – Soft Rain shows a refreshing look at tropical flowers in gentle rain showers.
Six further tracks use the sounds of nature: Two 15 minute films have longer shots of tropical gardens with water features and are complemented by the natural sounds of crickets, tropical birds, bubbling streams and small waterfalls, plus four more Natural Decoration tracks show scenes of four different waterfalls in tropical or jungle settings with orchids, koi fish and fresh, green plants.
The Tropical Gardens & Butterflies DVD has been programmed with many different playback features so you can play one track continuously, play all the films with music, play just those with natural sounds or play all films in a continuous loop.
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Who Will Benefit from this Activity?
Tripical Gardens & Butterflies is suitable for everyone and will be enjoyed by people in all stages of dementia. The calming affects of the relaxing scenes, natural sounds and music are extremely beneficial for creating a calming and relaxing atmosphere, particularly for those who may become agitated or over stimulated by too much going on around them, or who are inclined to sundown in the late afternoons.
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