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Hello, I'm Helen and I run the Creation Station franchise for Sutton Coldfield. I'm mum to Sophia so I know first-hand what it's like to find fun classes and activities that spark their natural curiosity and develop their growing minds. Plus, I know the value of meeting other like-minded parents and spending good, quality time with grown ups. That's why I am delighted to be able to help you with this through a whole range of our award-winning craft classes such as our lovely newborn keepsake classes, our preschool baby and toddler classes, arty birthday party entertainment, after school clubs, family fun classes and lots of other events. We also have some fantastic adult craft classes to give you a bit of time away from the kids. You can find out more about all of our children's art and crafts classes, rainy day activities and everything else going on in and around my area by clicking on the art and crafts activities that interest you below. Or drop me an email and I'll be happy to help. You can choose the dates that suit you best and book and pay for classes online with ease and convenience. To be the first to receive news of classes, events and special offers, please like my Facebook page to be sure not to miss out our new creative updates.

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Our classes help to build essential and desirable life skills and the best bit - children love arts and craft! Please find below your local classes in your area.

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  • Location: Harvester Boldmere, Boldmere Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England, B73 5UP

    Ages: 6-15 Months
    20 Jun

    About this class

    Baby discovery is a unique baby learning & development experience with inspiring creative play & treasured artworks.

    Starts: Wednesday 20th June

    Time: 09:30 - 10:20

    Local leader

    Helen Naraine

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  • Location: Harvester Boldmere, Boldmere Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England, B73 5UP

    Ages: 15 Months-5 Years
    20 Jun

    About this class

    Our award winning ‘Little Explorers’ art classes for babies, toddlers and preschool children provide the perfect solution for all your child's creativity needs, with no stress or mess for you!

    Starts: Wednesday 20th June

    Time: 10:50 - 11:40

    Local leader

    Helen Naraine

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  • Location: Ark Community Church, St James Road, Mere Green, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England, B75 5EH

    Ages: 6-15 Months
    21 Jun

    About this class

    Baby discovery is a unique baby learning & development experience with inspiring creative play & treasured artworks.

    Starts: Thursday 21st June

    Time: 09:30 - 10:20

    Local leader

    Helen Naraine

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  • Location: Ark Community Church, St James Road, Mere Green, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England, B75 5EH

    Ages: 15 Months-5 Years
    21 Jun

    About this class

    Our award winning ‘Little Explorers’ art classes for babies, toddlers and preschool children provide the perfect solution for all your child's creativity needs, with no stress or mess for you!

    Starts: Thursday 21st June

    Time: 10:50 - 11:40

    Local leader

    Helen Naraine

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  • Location: Harvester Boldmere, Boldmere Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England, B73 5UP

    Ages: 6-15 Months
    27 Jun

    About this class

    Baby discovery is a unique baby learning & development experience with inspiring creative play & treasured artworks.

    Starts: Wednesday 27th June

    Time: 09:30 - 10:20

    Local leader

    Helen Naraine

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Parties / Clubs

Are you looking for a fun and creative birthday party, activities at your event or a creative after school club?  Our award winning 5 Star rated fun activities are designed to inspire, delight and engage. Please do get in touch and we’ll be happy to help   

Arty Party Entertainment

  • Inspire your child with a fun-filled arty birthday party. Tailored to suit your child and your budget and in a location of your choice. Party invites and party bags are included.
  • Places get booked up many months in advance, so, contact me to check availability for your son or daughter.
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Family Crafty Events

Enjoy fun craft events with your whole family. Lots of hands-on fun designed to inspire girls and boys from age two to eleven years.

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Local Event Entertainment

If you are looking for fun and engaging activities for your group, organisations or business, you've come to the right place. We can provide fun activities to help inspire. Please get in touch with details of what you are looking for and I'll get back.

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Create Club in Your School

Would you like your pupils to benefit from a Create Club in your school? If so, please contact me to arrange a 20 minute meeting.

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About Helen



Why I decided to run my own Creation Station. 
Our Sophia arrived in 2014 and everything changed! I heard about The Creation Station through a friend and as soon as I'd done a bit of research I was sold. I was finding it difficult to get the balance between work and family right when I went back to work after my daughter was born, so I was desperate to find a job that would allow me to do so. Not only have I managed to get the balance right but I absolutely love what I do. Not many people can say that about work and I feel so lucky to be able to.   It's the best way to do everything I loved about teaching, whilst meeting amazing children and families.    

What I did before I ran my own Creation Station. 
I was a Primary School Teacher of 13 years. I have a love of the Early Years and spent many of my teaching years as an EYFS Manager and Reception Class Teacher.  

What I love about running my own Creation Station.  
I love the flexibility that The Creation Station gives me! I get to run a business that I love, spend time with amazing children and their families, without missing out on my all important family time. It allows me to watch babies and children grow in so many ways and I get to make new friends too! 

Something you probably don’t know about me.
My brothers and sister nicknamed me Heberlicious!  This has been shortened over the years to Hebs and I am now lovingly known to my nieces and nephews as Aunty Hebs! 

Things I love doing. 
I love reading, sitting on a beach, running, my job and spending time with family and friends. I also love peeling PVA glue from my hands! 

My favourite joke.  
Why did the Lobster blush? Because the sea weed! Gets me every time!  

My favourite food.  
This is such a difficult one for me. I LOVE all food! There isn't much that I don't like to eat and my favourite food depends on the day, but give me a spicy seafood pasta dish anytime. 
 

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What People Say

Excellent 10/10

42 reviews on Trustpilot

Laura
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7th Jun

Fantastic session creating some lovely…

Fantastic session creating some lovely keepsakes. Well managed and with plenty of high quality materials. I'll be going to another session in the future!

Samantha
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7th Jun

Lovely session with Maria making things…

Lovely session with Maria making things with baby. Her help was invaluable in making beautiful pieces with hand and foot prints that I will treasure for a long time.

Helen
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3rd Jun

Really enjoyed our session

Really enjoyed our session. Thank you

Thelma
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31st May

Granny

As always very impressed by the range of activities for the children to do and by the friendly and approachable help given to both the children and the adults. The birthday parties in the words of my two Grandaughters are awesome,and between them they are just about to have party number 4 .

Csilla
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30th May

Lovely time

Friendly, encouraging staff. The kids loved it!

Lauren
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14th May

Brilliant classes for parents and…

Brilliant classes for parents and children of all ages! :)

Beccy
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13th May

Fantastic

Fantastic! Had a lovely afternoon making ceramic keepsakes with my daughter. Very relaxed with help on hand if needed. Great value (and good cake too) :)

Wendy
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11th May

Ceramics painting 0-6 months

Nice welcome and very informative helpful group leader. Only Grandma there but wasn't made to feel anything but welcome.

Laura-jayne
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10th May

Great

Great Really fun and got some great Father’s Day and bday gifts for family x

Sachkand
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27th Apr

Great experience

My son and i went for a class for the 1st time yesterday and it was brilliant. He got involved straight away and the teacher was really lovely. Thanks Helen!! We will be coming again.