ClapHandies” provides unique parenting programmes and engaging “education through play” programmes for young families. ClapHandies was launched in 2008 and currently runs PlayLab classes for 0 to 3 year olds and Baby Massage Courses, Paediatric First Aid courses, PlayParties and events across Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare.

ClapHandies PlayLabs

The PlayLabs are all about learning through play, with activities such as rhyme time, music, movement, challenging and fun activities suited to each age group. Each class is a structured hour (55 mins) that follows a familiar pattern with new and engaging core play activities weekly.

Ages – Babies from 6weeks, Wobblers from 10 months & Toddlers from 18mths to 3 years.

Location – Multiple venues in Dublin & beyond

Duration – 7-week term

Price – Starting at €100 (discounts available)


ClapHandies Baby Massage

The Baby Massage course is suitable for babies from 6 weeks to 9 months. Massage strokes are taught in stages over the weeks so baby becomes used to touch and you can practice at home and ask questions when you return to class the following week.

Ages – Suitable from 6 weeks

Location – Multiple Venues in Dublin & beyond

Duration – 4 x 1 hour sessions

Price – starting at €120 per family

*Baby Massage is a reclaimable health expense with most Health Insurance Packages.


ClapHandies – First Aid Training  

This comprehensive Paediatric First Aid training course covers both the practical and theory elements of first aid training. Contents include C.P.R., choking and airway management, recovery position (practical & theory), temperature management, burns and scalds, fractures & breaks, meningitis and other emergencies.

Location – Dublin 2

Duration – 6 hours

Price – starting at €140 per person


ClapHandies – PlayParties

There is nothing more special than your child’s first birthday. With the unique ClapHandies PlayParty, we can take away all the stress and leave you all the fun.

Celebrate your child’s special day with a range of age appropriate parties, from your baby’s first birthday party full of puppets, song and story-time through to your 8 year old’s sport or crafty parties. ClapHandies PlayParties can be held in your own home or in one of our many venues across the Dublin and surrounds.

Location – In your home or in one of our venues

Price – starting at €140



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