Upcoming sessions

Want to know where we’ll be next? Check out the details below and contact us at cleverbabi@outlook.com for more details. To purchase tickets go to https://cleverbabi.com/2018/04/18/upcoming-session-booking-times/       Lions Den – Elizabeth North, SA – Hillcott St, Elizabeth North These sessions are sensory/educational classes for children up to 18 months old. Your child will…

What does CleverBabi offer?

CleverBabi is a South Australian business created to support families to learn simple ways to support their child’s ever changing development. As a teacher I have seen families struggle in knowing what to do to support their child’s education from birth through to school and it made me want to help. CleverBabi offers educational classes,…

Why the name CleverBabi?

Coming up with a business name is challenging. There are already so many business names and you want to stand out. The name CleverBabi actually came from my (then) 1 year old son. At around 18 months old he started becoming obsessed with babies! He had his very own doll, pointed out every baby he…

Slime bags

Slime bags are ooey gooey fun without the mess. Today we made blue/green slime and googly eye filled bags. You will need: Gelli-baff or slime-baff (I’ve read you can use hair gel and dye it too) Zip lock bags Googly eyes Water Put a small amount of water in the zip lock bag/s and add…

Rainbow ribbons

Today we made our own rainbow ribbons to twirl around, to wave in the wind and to dance with. We used old wooden curtain rings and ribbon from the local cheap store. That’s it! So simple and cheap to make. Have a go at making your own! I measured the ribbon so each piece would…

Water painting

We all know painting is soooo much fun but sometimes we just don’t have the time to get the painting gear out, or more importantly, the time for the clean up! This experience can be done in an instant and there is no pack up. This experience started with a loose parts tray (pictured below)….

21 play tray ideas

I recently discovered these perfectly sized play trays from Kmart and they are a great size for little hands. We have had so much fun creating inviting, engaging play trays of all sorts. I hope you enjoy them and find some inspiration for your own play trays! Letter discovery tray Alex loves discovering the letters…

Loose parts and playdough

Written by Rhiannon Seres, Early Childhood Educator and mum to 2 beautiful boys I love all things messy play for children and playdough is a good go-to when your children are bored.   One afternoon I decided to pull out my playdough box of goodies – it had been a while as we had recently made…

Upcoming session booking times

Please see below for upcoming sessions. At this stage no future sessions are planned. Please check back in the future to find out future dates. Contact cleverbabi@outlook.com with any queries        

Make your own paints

Have you ever wanted to make your own coloured paints? Want to paint with a range of colours without buying them all individually? Here’s your answer – make your own! What you’ll need: White paint Food dye Pipettes/droppers (if you want to use them to drop in the food dye) Paint pots (I used leftover…

Australia themed play tray

I am proud to be Australian. We have a beautiful country filled with unique flora and fauna and today I wanted to create something to honour that. What you will need: Container Sand Red and yellow food dye (or orange sand ready made) Mixing instrument (we used forks) Australian animals Australian plant life (if you…

Pom pom tray

Fine motor and coordination skills are very important to learn and there are many ways to do it. Pair a muffin tray with tongs and pom poms and you have a fun way to build up the following skills: Coordination Attention span Dexterity Colour awareness/matching Eye tracking Decision making And more Resources you will need:…