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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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Customer Comments

What our customers say about us

The course content was very appropriate and instruction excellent. I deffinetely feel it was worth while and have and will recommend it to others.

- Tara Marlborough - Malahide - firstaid course

For my 4 year old boys birthday I wanted something that I could invite his new friends at creche, something that would keep them all amused and make it a really special day. Claphandies did not disappoint, unlike some other entertainers I have used before they made sure very single child was included youngest to oldest, ensured everybody got a...

- Lisa Ryan - David's 4th Birthday Party - Home Party - playparty course

Hi Liza, I just wanted to drop you a quick email regarding the massage course I attended in Rathfarnham recently (finished up last Friday). I just wanted to say that the massage tutor, Julie, was absolutely fantastic. I have attended a couple of courses pre- and post natal, & Julie's classes really stood out as being the most enjoyable &...

- Pauline Forsyth - Terenure - babymassage course

I though the course was great, I attended as I have 3 children under 5-years, and I know feel so much more confident that should a situation arrive where I need to deal with a medical emergency Iíd have some idea what to do. I believe I would be much more effective now than before taking the course. I would definitly recomend (I already have done...

- Tracey Daly - Malahide - firstaid course

"I attended the course last Saturday & I was very impressed, I Definitely found it helpful. In particular I felt coming away that I understood the concepts & methods; I did a 3-day occupational some years ago & was more confused coming away from that. Instructor was excellent & good mix of content/practical/sample-stories & taking questions. ...

- Oliver Farrell - Harcourt St - firstaid course

Hi Liza, the course went really well, the instructor Patricia was extremely competent and approachable. Everybody on the course was happy with the course content and preferred doing the course in my house, among friends. I will certainly recommend your company to my friends if needed in the future, Caroline

- Caroline Filgate - Private Course - firstaid course

Yes it was a lovely party! A couple of parents have already asked for your your details as their kids really enjoyed it. Rosa was a bit quiet on the day but has since said: " it was the best party ever." Thank you to Liza for a great day!

- Irene Lewis - Rosa's 6th Birthday Party - War Memorial Hall Terenure - playparty course

I am an expecting mother and one of the worries I had was a young child choking, I found the course very useful and helpful. It was excellent. Thank you

- Annette Raffery - Harcourt St - firstaid 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

Just a short note to say I completed the First Aid Course in Cork on Sat and was really impressed with its content and its delivery. Helen covered each and every area comprehensively given the short time allowed - while it may be impossible to learn everything in those few hours I certainly left feeling well equipped to deal with the most basic...

- Joanne Murphy - Cork - firstaid course

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