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Its Zoo theme and we have created our own little hippos.  What you need: 2 paper plates (1 pink/1 white) paper permanent marker stapler  How to: Paint or purchase pink paper plates. Fold the pink paper in half and staple the bottom to a white paper plate. Cut out teeth from the white paper and staple these on either end of the pink paper plate. Draw nostrils and freckles on the back of the pink paper plate and eyes on the white paper plate!  Voila you now have a hippo!

Its Zoo theme and we have created our own little hippos. What you need: 2 paper plates (1 pink/1 white) paper permanent marker stapler How to: Paint or purchase pink paper plates. Fold the pink paper in half and staple the bottom to a white paper plate. Cut out teeth from the white paper and staple these on either end of the pink paper plate. Draw nostrils and freckles on the back of the pink paper plate and eyes on the white paper plate! Voila you now have a hippo!

After thinking about the activities for the week ahead and knowing that our theme for this week is the circus, I decided to include a fun clown balloon painting activity for the toddlers.

Balloon Painting | Clamber Club

I am not sure that there are many children out there who don’t like getting their hands covered in paint! My class absolutely love it and messy play is always such a hit! After thinking about the activities for the week ahead and knowing that our theme for this week is the circus, I […]

How do you keep a little person entertained for an 11 hour car ride? Make this easy car toy for your little one to play with.

DIY road trip toy for a one year old | Clamber Club

How do you keep a little person entertained for an 11 hour car ride? Make this easy car toy for your little one to play with.

Body Awareness is an important developmental measure in early childhood development.  A fun way to help your little one learn about body awareness is to make body puzzles. Click here to find out more.

Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

As I type this I am singing the song in my head, it is amazing how annoyingly catchy it is! As a parent you have probably heard the term Body Awareness before

With the holiday season around the corner make so special salt dough ornaments. This is such a great activity for you and your kids to do together.

Salt dough ornaments | Clamber Club

Making salt dough ornaments is so easy and your kids can have loads of fun being create. Here is how you can make your own salt dough ornaments.

4 Homemade tactile toys for baby

4 Homemade tactile toys for baby | Clamber Club

What is the tactile sense? The tactile sense is also known as the sense of touch. Your skin is your biggest organ which receives constant info that goes to the brain. Sometimes your brain cannot take all the stimulation which then is called tactile defensiveness. Babies start learning about the world around them through […]

Texture hoop for tummy time

Texture hoop for tummy time | Clamber Club

There are two words that a new mom is introduced to, two little words that form the base for your baby’s strength and milestones to be reached, such as head control and crawling. These words are…tummy time. I used to be a perfectionist, following a sequence of a day to day structure of A-Z, since […]

Puppets enhance storytelling (they help bring the story to life); they encourage social skills (children have to learn to take turns and listen to each other); they help with language development and, if you allow your children to make their own puppets, they encourage your child’s creativity too.

Finger Puppet Fun

I remember playing with all sorts of various puppets when I was little and what I didn’t realise at the time (of course) is how hugely beneficial they were.

During our creative play week at Clamber Club we incorporated a very cool idea which is easy enough for you to let your little ones experiment with at home. It encourages the use of their perceptual skills as they figure out how to create a stack/tower construction boxes.

Creative play: Tower building made simple! | Clamber Club

Let's build our own box tower! This activity encourages the use of their perceptual skills as they figure out how to create a stack/tower construction boxes.

How to make water colour paint

How to make water colour paint | Clamber Club

We absolutely love painting in our home! We paint just about every day. Water paints are great especially with smaller children, they are relatively easy to clean up and there is far less mess than acrylic paints. As my daughter Vivienne has gotten older, she is learning to blend colours, and experiment with them in […]

Funky noodles

Funky noodles | Clamber Club

Do it yourself handy crafts, an easy way to entertain your little one’s at home. Sometimes we forget how easy it is to use everyday things we have in the house for crafts. Today we decided that painting pasta tubes, threading and making necklaces, was the perfect fun activity. What do you need? Apron or […]

7 Holiday messy play ideas

7 Holiday messy play ideas | Clamber Club

Holidays are the perfect time to break out the messy play ideas for the children! Sensory messy play, along with art and crafts messy play, is so engaging and fun! Let’s talk about sensory play, primarily the sense of touch through tactile sensory play. Our favourite sensory play ideas include water beads, rainbow spaghetti, fun […]

Cork painting Use corks to stamp leaves onto your tree print out. This activity promotes hand-eye coordination and you can teach your little one about colours.

Clamber Club Arts and Crafts - Tree printing

Cork painting Use corks to stamp leaves onto your tree print out. This activity promotes hand-eye coordination and you can teach your little one about colours.

Make a tactile corn picture with your toddler in 3 easy steps. This is a great activity to promote the tactile sense and hand eye coordination.

Clamber Club Arts and Crafts - Make a tactile corn picture

Make a tactile corn picture with your toddler in 3 easy steps. This is a great activity to promote the tactile sense and hand eye coordination.

DIY Water Colour Paints. Make your own water colour paints with your children.

How to make water colour paint | Clamber Club

DIY Water Colour Paints. Make your own water colour paints with your children.

I am not sure that there are many children out there who don’t like getting their hands covered in paint! My class absolutely love it and messy play is always such a hit!

Balloon Painting | Clamber Club

I am not sure that there are many children out there who don’t like getting their hands covered in paint! My class absolutely love it and messy play is always such a hit! After thinking about the activities for the week ahead and knowing that our theme for this week is the circus, I […]