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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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Classes in Sutton Coldfield and Lichfield

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: SRS Urchin, Boldmere Gate, Stonehouse Road, Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England, B73 6HL

    Ages: 15 Months-5 Years
    26 Feb

    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 26th February

    Time: 11:20 - 12:10

    Local leader

    Helen Naraine

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    Location: SRS Urchin, Boldmere Gate, Stonehouse Road, Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England, B73 6HL

    Ages: 6-15 Months
    26 Feb

    About this class

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

    Starts: Wednesday 26th February

    Time: 10:10 - 11:00

    Local leader

    Helen Naraine

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    Location: The Upper Room, Wilmcote Drive, Off St James Road, Mere Green, Sutton Coldfield, West Midands, B75 5ED

    Ages: 15 Months-5 Years
    27 Feb

    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 27th February

    Time: 11:20 - 12:10

    Local leader

    Helen Naraine

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    Location: The Upper Room, Wilmcote Drive, Off St James Road, Mere Green, Sutton Coldfield, West Midands, B75 5ED

    Ages: 6-15 Months
    27 Feb

    About this class

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

    Starts: Thursday 27th February

    Time: 10:10 - 11:00

    Local leader

    Helen Naraine

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    Location: Quinto Lounge, 21-23 Birmingham Road, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B72 1QA

    Ages: Adults
    27 Feb

    About this class

    Our craft activities are for everyone, with help at hand and all the sparkly bits you will need to take home your own creations.

    Starts: Thursday 27th February

    Time: 19:30 - 21:30

    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 9.9/5

119 reviews on Trustpilot

Janet
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4th Feb

Lovely class for making keepsakes

We had such a lovely time! I think the class was good value for what we got to make and the refreshments:)

Andrea
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8th Dec

Had a great evening

Had a great evening, Helen, as always was fantastic.

Charlotte
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6th Dec

Crafting at the pub

Crafting at the pub - what's not to like?!? Great idea, really nice way to spend an evening, crafting, chatting and making something pretty. Definitely value for money :)

Desreen
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3rd Dec

Great activity, lovely team

I’ve used the Creation Station twice now for my children’s Christmas keepsakes. Helen and the team are always lovely, patient and gentle with the babies as well as the changing demands of parents. The children enjoy the activities too!

Lexi
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3rd Dec

Great class and Helen is amazing!

Great class and Helen is amazing with us all and the little ones! Me and my little boy Oakley will defiantly be back for some more fun soon!

Laura
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3rd Dec

Amazing staff and beautiful keep sakes

Amazing staff and beautiful keep sakes. My favourite baby class so far. Thank you for a lovely morning ?

Lucy
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13th Nov

Amazing, fun and a must do class

This was the first time we had been to creation station and Zack and I loved it. Helen was brilliant and great with Zack and all the other babies. I would definitely recommend it and we will definitely be booking onto another class with Helen again.

Gemma
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12th Nov

Great class

Best baby session attended to date. Both loved it! Wonderful tutor and content.

Laura
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12th Nov

Fantastic experience.

Such a lovely, friendly atmosphere. Helen is great at helping and ensuring the experience is enjoyable. I used to bring my older son to tiny treasures workshops when he was a baby and he is 3 now, my baby is now 5 months and we love them still!

Hayley
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7th Nov

What an amazing evening I’ve just had…

What an amazing evening I’ve just had catching up with an old friend whilst getting crafty! Will definitely do it again as Helen was fab!