ShapeShifter

Less sitting, more playing! Clamber Club cashes in on getting kids to move more

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The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviewed Liz Senior, founder of Clamber Club, an organisation aiming to get children to move and play more.

Clamer Club currently has 59 franchises in South Africa and one in Australia.

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Movement is where all learning begins.

Liz Senior, Clamber Club

Clamber Club founder Liz Senior is a qualified Occupational Therapist (University of Pretoria).

Liz Senior launched Clamber Club in 1989 with a R20 000 loan from her brother-in-law.

Our aim is to promote learning through joyful movement and exercise.

Liz Senior, Clamber Club

We have set lesson plans that all the franchisees follow.

Liz Senior, Clamber Club

Our playschool franchise is new.

Liz Senior, Clamber Club

We also sell products such as DVDs, books, etc.

Liz Senior, Clamber Club

Our vision is to become the global early learning movement experts

Liz Senior, Clamber Club

Our Australian branch was started by a South African expat who saw a gap in that market.

Liz Senior, Clamber Club

We have a world-class product and we’d love to expand to other countries.

Liz Senior, Clamber Club

For the baby-franchises we need people with warmth and the ability to connect with parents. You must have a passion for working with children. You also have to be a good teacher and you must have organisational skills.

Liz Senior, Clamber Club

Our program is very prescriptive; we look for franchisees with the right personality.

Liz Senior, Clamber Club

My biggest joy is working with the children.

Liz Senior, Clamber Club

It’s so inspiring to see the connection between playing children and their daddies or mommies!

Liz Senior, Clamber Club

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