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Managing The After-School Meltdowns!

Creation Station | Arts and Craft Activities for Kids | Arts and Crafts Activities For Kids | Parenting

Being a child in today's world can be exhausting!  With busy school days, full of many challenges from learning new skills, social interactions and a huge range of emotions, it's not surprising that our children can seem to be 'running on empty'!

As adults our brains are more developed and better equipped to cope with the minefield of challenges that we can encounter each day, but added to a steady flow of external stimuli, concentration, tiredness and potential hunger, our little ones can understandably struggle to process everything.  Known as 'after-school restraint collapse' - the resulting 'meltdown' that parents often encounter is becoming more apparent as academic expectations are raised and children become increasingly over-scheduled. 

At the end of a busy school day what children need is a space to relax and decompress - but in a calm and fun way.  After-school clubs are an excellent way to help your child to transition from their busy fun-filled day and begin to process everything.

Bringing Award Winning Creativity To Your School!

Our award-winning 'Create Club' programmes offer a fun, creative session for children to explore and create using a wide range of materials.  They can relax and wind down whilst using their imaginations to discover and develop their ideas from within our educational based themes.  Jet in outer space, travel around the world, explore the wonderful world of science and be inspired by nature - and much more!  

Would your child love to paint, draw, model, sculpt, collage, cut, stick, squish, squirt, mark, make, transform, laugh, imagine, think, create, experiment and make new friends?

Fun, award-winning art & craft exploration with The Creation Station

With the squeeze on creativity in the education system, we are proud to support children, parents, teachers and governors with fun and educational Create Clubs, and are delighted that our programs have won the prestigious 'Innovation in Children's Education Award'

If you would like to find your nearest Create Club provider please visit www.thecreationstation.co.uk. If there isn't one already available just let us know and we will ask your local Creation Station provider to contact you and discuss your needs.

What people say

Excellent 4.8/5

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Kathryn
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22nd Oct

I really enjoyed the keepsakes session…

I really enjoyed the Creation Station Keepsakes Session yesterday. Lovely warm atmosphere whilst also keeping to social distancing. The keepsakes we made were beautiful and something to keep forever.

Elise
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22nd Oct

Organised and well planned

Organised and well planned

Laura
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21st Oct

Professional and friendly service

Professional and friendly service, observing and following covid measures

Jessica
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21st Oct

Lovely class ??‍???‍???

Such a lovely Time today. Nothing too much to ask from Alexis and certainly felt very safe and comfortable in current circumstances! I only wish I could have come when my twins were smaller and could move less! Would love to come back for another session- thank you!

Amelia
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21st Oct

We had a lovely session

We had a lovely session, and made some beautiful keepsakes. Alexis made us feel welcome and she was helpful when needed but also let us get on with things ourselves.

Anne
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21st Oct

Get crafty in a relaxed

Get crafty in a relaxed, stress-free and supportive atmosphere with a lovely, friendly group of people. There is of course, the added bonus that you get to take your creation home!!

Francis
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20th Oct

Creative fun had by all!

My youngest daughter loves her weekly session at The Creation Station! Splashsuits are provided to keep the little ones clean and the class is held in a COVID safe environment. Great, creative fun for children and parents to have together, we just wish the time didn't go so quickly!

Claire
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20th Oct

Fab a good night out

Fab I really enjoyed it we look forward to the next one

Charlotte
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20th Oct

Can’t wait to go again!

I went along to a baby creation station session. I’m not the most creative person but thought it would be fun for my baby. Had the best time and made some brilliant little keepsakes and the host Alexis was great and gave me so ideas, the cake and coffee was a bonus too! Booked in for the Xmas keepsakes session and can’t wait!! Thanks so much for a lovely morning

Kirsty
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20th Oct

Holiday Club

My two girls came to the Creation Station holiday club and absolutely LOVED it, wore their creations the whole evening and talked about their day none stop. Claire is incredible with the kids and we will not hesitate to book our girls on to more of her Holiday sessions! Thank you!