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Developing Creativity and Imagination Skills

Developing Creativity and Imagination Skills

What is creativity and why do we need it?
Much of creativity does not necessarily have to do with the arts. Activities in our everyday lives provide us with numerous opportunities for problem solving, lateral thinking and widening our thought patterns,” comments Liz Senior, Occupational Therapist and Founder of Clamber Club. “While creativity is a skill that should be nurtured from a very young age, it is something that we continue to develop throughout our lives,” she adds.

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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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Healthy Veggie Fries

Healthy Veggie Fries

As most parents know, there are two things you can’t force a child to do: sleep and eat. This is particularly true of toddlers, who often assert their will, especially when it comes to eating – or not wanting to eat the foods you put on their plates at mealtimes. This is even more of a challenge when it comes to vegetables, but don’t despair with time, patience, and a few fun recipes, even the pickiest eaters will find several veggies that they like, and this healthy vegetable chips recipe might just do the trick. Enjoy.

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x10 Ball Games for Babies

x10 Ball Games for Babies

Are you looking for fun ball activities for your babies?  You’re in the right spot!  In this blog we explore a few fun activities that are a huge hit with infants in our Clamber Club real-time BABY...

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Love Your Job With Clamber Club

Love Your Job With Clamber Club

Through its franchising network and national footprint, Clamber Club offers extra mural classes for babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers, that have been developed and perfected by occupational therapists, physiotherapists, teachers, and early-learning educators.

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Feeding your Kids a Variety of Different Foods

Feeding your Kids a Variety of Different Foods

Getting your children to eat a variety of foods is important because every single food group and each food within that food group gives your child different micro-and macronutrients. No two food items provide the exact same nutrients, and therefore it is important to eat an assortment of foods.

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Sand Play with Homemade Tools

Sand Play with Homemade Tools

Sand play offers many opportunities for sensory exploration and also encourages children to use their imagination and move their muscles. In this Clamber Club infographic, we share easy ideas of how to play in the sandpit with homemade tools and extend that play-based learning.

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The Sense of Smell

The Sense of Smell

Our sense of smell may be the most undervalued of our five basic senses. Nonetheless, the ability to smell is important, as it is closely linked to our ability to taste. Smells can also evoke particular memories, and smells can calm or excite us.

We’ve been writing about all of the different sensory systems and why this is such an important part of early childhood development. Up next is the sense of smell – or the olfactory perception. In this blog, we’ve rounded up great activities for kids that will put those little noses right to work!

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