Clamber Club Blog
I Can Do It Myself

I Can Do It Myself

From an early age, a child’s search for independence is energised by the desire to make things happen and to feel capable and competent. A young child’s opinion about their capabilities is, to a large extent, based on their environment provided, and on their parent’s and caregiver’s responses. In the context of lifelong learning, self-regulated learning is an important competence.

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Parties Are Simply the Best!

Parties Are Simply the Best!

What’s not to love about getting to spend a large portion of the day with your friends, laughing and running around celebrating life!  As a parent, however, planning and hosting your child’s birthday party can feel like an epic responsibility, even if you are as excited as they are.

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How Do We Get Back To The Village?

How Do We Get Back To The Village?

But, the past century has drastically changed the concept of community, no matter if you live in a rural area, a suburban neighbourhood, or an urban metropolis. Families no longer co-habit as intergenerationally as they once did, especially as the appeal of the nuclear family began to increase.

Add to that the fact that extended families often fracture and live further and further apart. We are so caught up in the reality of constant “busy-ness” that  we don’t even take time to get to know our neighbours.

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Hang and Hit Games for Eye Hand Coordination

Hang and Hit Games for Eye Hand Coordination

You may see this skill referred to as eye-hand coordination.  It’s the control and movement of the eyes and hands that guide our reaching and grasping movements. It uses the proprioceptive system in the hand and/or legs and visual system to coordinate these movements. Read more in this blog for awesome activities that will help your children master this skill.

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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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