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The Creation Station teams up with Barnardo’s to hold Big Toddles in over 300 centres across the UK.

The Creation Station teams up with Barnardo’s to hold Big Toddles in over 300 centres across the UK.

Families can join in Britain’s biggest charity event for under five year olds at their local Creation Station centre. The Barnardo’s Big Toddle at Creation Station will include creating a hat and going for a Big Toddle. Details of Barnardo’s Big Toddle events at The Creation Station can be found on The Creation Station Facebook page.


The Creation Station have teamed up with Barnardo’s to support their fundraising for their work with vulnerable under five years olds in the UK. Parent and toddler workshops will be running across UK to make ‘Big Toddle hats’. 


“Supporting creative play with your child is really important,” said Sarah Cressall Founder and Managing Director of The Creation Station, ”that’s why we are so delighted to have planned some really fun activities for families in over 300 centres across the UK to support Barnardo’s with their inspiring Big Toddle event” 


Charlotte Cooper, Toddle Manager at Barnardo’s comments “We are delighted to have The Creation Station on board supporting the Barnardo’s Big Toddle and helping us to make our 17th year our biggest ever. Every penny raised goes directly to our work with under-fives – so everyone can enjoy themselves and help raise vital funds for those less fortunate children.”  

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The Creation Station Big Toddle events will include exploring shapes and creating a ‘Big Toddle Hat’. The children and parents will then go for a short sponsored walk.  All money raised will go towards supporting vulnerable and under-privileged children under five years old, including those with physical and learning difficulties.  More information about the Big Toddle event can be found on www.barnardos.org.uk/bigtoddle


To find your local Creation Station Big Toddle event visit www.thecreationstation.co.uk
or contact Matt Appleyard on 01395 349462  or email [email protected]

 

 

About Us.

First and foremost, we are PASSIONATE about nurturing creativity!

What does that mean for us? Well, we love having fun with different materials - paint, glue and, of course, a bit of glitter – but we also believe that being creative is about experimenting, playing and just seeing what happens.

Giving expression to your own imagination in a group setting provides lots of benefits. It helps young children learn to make choices, share, listen, observe, pretend, problem solve, as well as play and interact with others. 

The Creation Station isn’t simply about learning how to paint, model or collage along the lines of “Here’s one we did earlier”. It’s all about having a go, being inspired by something quite simple and encouraging each person to develop their own ideas. It’s amazing seeing that happen and it also gives you a huge boost of confidence when your ideas are taken seriously - no matter how old you are!

 

What people say

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Hayley
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20th Apr

My child had a great time at the space…

My child had a great time at the space themed creation station with Alexis at Betley School! Thank you so much! :)

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19th Apr

Thank you for inclusive, fun and engaging intergenerational workshops Alix!

Thank you to Alix for the fantastic intergenerational workshops she ran for us at Sussex Housing & Care last week. Residents at Saxonwood care home in Battle and Oakwood Court care home, Haywards Heath connected with relatives, staff, families and children. The experience was very enlightening and emotional. The activity was designed to be inclusive, fun and encourage interaction, building on the positive resources that young and older people have to offer each other and those around them. But little did we know how captivating this latest venture would turn out to be! We have had amazing feedback from all involved. A relative said “Thanks for a lovely event, it was great to chat and to see everyone”. Evelyn and Peggy, residents at Oakwood Court, joined up with Evelyn’s grand daughters Hannah aged 2 and Isabelle, 13 who tuned into the workshop from home on zoom. Evelyn even said during the session “We need this!”. Lots of fun and belly laughter was enjoyed by all as we created our portraits and connected with relatives. Care assistant Charley added, “it was lovely to be part of and we look forward to running more intergenerational workshops in the future”. Thank you for all the fun and enthusiasm and your hard work in pulling it all together Alix; the collages and experience was amazing! Fingers crossed for the world record!

Karen
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19th Apr

Very well run course

The course was absolutely brilliant and efficiently run. My daughter really loved the amount of different mediums she was able to create with and the fact the some of her creations are able to continue growing at home!! Looking forward to the summer course!

Sian
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18th Apr

We had a lovely afternoon making slime…

We had a lovely afternoon making slime and experimenting what we could do with it. Kelly was a fabulous host and we received a warm welcome. Would definitely recommend The Creation Station classes to others.

Maria
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18th Apr

Messy fun a great time.

Messy fun a great time.

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18th Apr

great time

We loved our session last week doing hand and footprints. it is perfect for arty/creative mums wanting to get their baby into crafts as early as possible! cant wait to come back!

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16th Apr

Slime making and more - Easter holiday

This was a great session led by Alix via Zoom. Started with silk clay making keyrings and more and then finished with slime. Excitement started with box of goodies arriving in the post before the event. Everything was provided so really easy. On the day loads of interaction with every child on the Zoom call. We will definitely do it again with Alix. Thank you so much!

Katy
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16th Apr

A fantastic few days for my daughter

A fantastic few days for my daughter. She loves Emma and everything they did - came home full of beans!

Natalie
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15th Apr

Fantastic class for babies and…

Fantastic class for babies and toddlers! Great for development and lovely class leader!

Nicola
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15th Apr

Well organised ascusual and Eva was…

Well organised ascusual and Eva was really happy to tell me what a fantastic day it was. Really lovely to hear that she was able to do something with new friends.