Clamber Club Blog
Postural Control

Postural Control

When children must put effort into controlling the muscles around their trunk, hips and shoulders to maintain a good posture, it has a knock-on effect on everything else they try to do....

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Eye-Hand Coordination Games: Water Bottle Skittles

Eye-Hand Coordination Games: Water Bottle Skittles

Eye-hand coordination is a crucial ability that lies at the core of many academic, sports, and life skills. It is a vital skill for school success because it allows children to use their vision and muscles to perform tasks such as writing, drawing, tying shoelaces, or catching a ball. In this blog, we’ll show a how to play water bottle skittles and other fun eye-hand coordination games.

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Strengthening Little Fingers and Hands

Strengthening Little Fingers and Hands

Hand strength is an important area of development.  Kids who struggle with hand strength may have difficulty with grasping a pencil, colouring, holding, using scissors, attaching a seatbelt, squeezing a glue bottle, opening, and managing food containers or tying their shoes.  However, there are tons of creative and playful activities for kids that can target hand muscle strength. We explore one of our favourite activities in this blog.  Try it with your little ones…we promise that they’ll have heaps of fun! 

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Learning Language

Learning Language

Learning to talk is one of the most complex aspects of child development. In this blog we examine how learning to talk involves listening, understanding, and analysing information. It's another big...

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We Support WMACA – So Can You

We Support WMACA – So Can You

“We know the prevention of abuse would be better, obviously, but there has to be SOMEONE at the ugly end to catch the vulnerable ones who fall through the cracks.  That’s what we do.” WMACA  We are...

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Healthy Date Balls

Healthy Date Balls

Dates are a lovely, healthy snack for kids (and adults too, of course). They have a high fibre content, so are great for gut health, and they help to regulate blood sugar as well. I started making date balls when my now 6-year-old was a toddler. If memory serves me correctly (absolutely no guarantees there) I mixed some dates and other bits and pieces together, and amazingly, my toddler ate them, and then asked for more. I don’t follow a recipe, so no two batches are ever exactly the same, but both my kids love them still, however they turn out, and I hope yours will too.

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