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0-3 years

Fun, creative weekly classes for babies, wobblers & toddlers with parents / minders. The PlayLabs offer a wonderful start in social play, with activities such as rhyme time, music, movement and age appropriate educational and fun activities.

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From 6 weeks

A wonderful experience shared between you and your baby. Benefits include relaxation, relief, stimulation, bonding and communication for parents and caregivers. It's also a great a great way to spend quality time with your baby and to meet new mums. 6 weeks to 9 months. 4 week course.

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Essential training

Essential training for parents and carers of babies & young children. First Aid courses covering all essential life saving skills, choking, CPR, drowning, head injuries etc. Half and full day courses held on Saturdays, private courses in your own home also available

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1-5 years

Celebrate your child's special day with a range of age appropriate parties, from your baby's first birthday party through to your pre-schoolers party. PlayParties can be held in your own home or in one of our many venues.

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What our customers say about us

I recently had Liza out for a party in our house for my 1 yr old daughters birthday. We had lots of babies and toddlers and some older kids too. Everybody had a brilliant time including the adults. I found it was a great focus for the party and helped break the ice with some people who had not met before. Liza was brilliant at including all the...

- Treise Murphy - Willow's 1st Birthday Party - Home Party - playparty course

"The course was great - very worthwhile indeed. The instructor was very good and he really went into the CPR aspect of the course in great detail and we were happy to have to go through it again at the end of the day. It's amazing how confusing it can be when you actually have to go through the steps on your own so it was great that he spent so...

- Nicola & Stephen - Harcourt St - firstaid course

Thank you so much to ClapHandies for a wonderful party. Liza hosted my daughter's 5th birthday party in their Raheny venue last weekend. The children had an amazing time. The party was action packed and they were constantly engaged with activities ranging from traditional pass the parcel to bean bag balance games. Liza oozes energy and her...

- Adele Guiney - Nicole's 5th Birthday Party - All Saints Hall Raheny - playparty course

We are ever so happy we placed the entertainment of Jan's 2nd birthday party in the safe hands of ClapHandies. Liza Crotty was amazing in holding all 15 children's attention and getting them engaged. She managed the children beautifully while executing a programme that was well thought of and also bespoke (she had spoken to me earlier on Jan's...

- Shamala Hinrichsen - Jan's 2nd Birthday Party - Home Party - playparty course

Thanks so much for everything. Girls had a lovely party and everything was very age appropriate - I'll certainly recommend you to friends, Thanks again

- Laura Kenny - Aisling and Caitlin's 2nd Birthday P - War Memorial Hall Terenure - playparty course

My feedback on the first aid course would be very positive. I learned a lot during the course of the day and found the practical stuff particularly useful. I am not sure I would remember so much if I didn't have to do it myself on the day (cpr etc.). The instructor was very good and the class was a good size. I would definately (and have already)...

- Deborah Mintern - Harcourt St - firstaid course

Thank you, everything went great and the girls really enjoyed it.

- Karen Purcell - Kate's 7th Birthday Party - War Memorial Hall Terenure - playparty course

I can only say that all the boys had a wonderful day at James birthday. Liza was amazing and we are all saying how calm she was managing 25 x 7 year old boys, and so kind to a few siblings and neighbours also ! How she got those boys to do what she did with all the chaos was unbelievable. Well done Liza and a million thanks for making James party...

- Fionnuala Brophy - James 7th Birthday Party - Home Party - playparty course

Dear Liza, Alexis was delighted with the course and can't stop advising people to attend it. Thank you very much.

- Alexis Murphy - Harcourt St - firstaid course

I attended with 5 of my female friends, all mums to young babies/children.  We hope to send our husbands on similar course!  I have recommended it to a number of people in work and one couple have signed up for a course with Claphandies in July. The instructor was excellent ? made the subject very real through his examples and stories ? much more...

- Caoimhe Giblin - Carmelite Centre - firstaid course

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Here is an opportunity to utilize your current (probably large!) stock of formula tins as toys for your baby. Using an empty formula tin, put in a handful of marbles, acorns, pebbles, or small stones, anything can be used that will make... [read more]

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