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Hello, I'm Emma Winterbourne and I run the Creation Station franchise for Thame in Oxfordshire and surrouding areas. I'm a parent of two girls 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, 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. If you have an event, group booking or a particular request please send me an email and I will respond within 2 working days.

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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: The Community Room, Tesco Broadfields, Broadfields Retail Park, Bicester Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, HP19 8BU

    Ages: 6-15 Months
    12 Dec

    About this class

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

    Starts: Wednesday 12th December

    Time: 11:15 - 12:00

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    Location: The Community Room, Tesco Broadfields, Broadfields Retail Park, Bicester Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, HP19 8BU

    Ages: 15 Months-5 Years
    12 Dec

    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 12th December

    Time: 10:00 - 10:50

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    Emma Winterbourne

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    Location: Racquets Fitness Centre, North Street, Thame, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, OX9 3TH

    Ages: 6-15 Months
    14 Dec

    About this class

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

    Starts: Friday 14th December

    Time: 11:00 - 11:45

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    Emma Winterbourne

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    Location: Racquets Fitness Centre, North Street, Thame, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, OX9 3TH

    Ages: 15 Months-5 Years
    14 Dec

    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: Friday 14th December

    Time: 09:45 - 10:35

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    Emma Winterbourne

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    Location: Racquets Fitness Centre, North Street, Thame, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, OX9 3TH

    Ages: 6-15 Months
    14 Dec

    About this class

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

    Starts: Friday 14th December

    Time: 12:15 - 13:00

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    Emma Winterbourne

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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 Emma


Why I decided to run my own Creation Station. 
Shortly after having my second gorgeous girlie I realised I just couldn't face going back to my stressful and demanding career. I wanted more control over my time and to spend as much time as possible with my little ones. The childcare costs would have been so high it simply wasn't worth the sacrifice of family time. I wanted to do something different whilst still utilising the business skills I had acquired in my career. Plus I guess I have always been fighting the urge to teach (no way I can be the same as my Mum), so working with children in this way was really appealing. Since beginning my own Creation Station business I have re-discovered my inner child and unlocked my creativity. Each day is exhilarating and rewarding - I just love what I do! There are so many possibilities and opportunities with this business. The future is exciting and I can't wait to grow and reach more children than ever! 

What I did before I ran my own Creation Station. 
Retail Manger for a large nationwide company. 

What I love about running my own Creation Station. 
Getting really silly with the kids! They treat me like a child rather than a grown up and tell me all sorts of things. I love to watch them develop and see them rush to me to show off their wonderful art. 

Something you probably don’t know about me. 
I am a huge HUGE Harry Potter fan! 

Things I love doing. 
Crafting (obviously), books and singing loudly but badly. 

My favourite joke.  
Why are pirates called pirates?  Because the arrrrr! 

My favourite food.  
Cheese.

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What People Say

Excellent 9.9/10

56 reviews on Trustpilot

Amy
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8th Dec

Fantastic class to do

My daughter and I have an amazing time each week with Emma at The Creation Station. I would highly reccomend this class to anyone it is brilliant.

Caroline
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3rd Dec

Fantastic

Fantastic, Emma is brilliant

Karolina
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1st Dec

We had a great time slime making

We had a great time slime making, Emma has been a wonderful host. Thank you so much.

Jane
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29th Nov

Really lovely night out

Really lovely night out, meeting new people and Emma is such a nice person. Always very welcoming. X

Becki
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24th Nov

Great session

Great session. Emma is lovely. Done quite a few seasons now. Would highly recommend any of the Creation Station sessions

Louise
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29th Oct

We had an amazing time with Emma

We had an amazing time with Emma - she is so enthusiastic and wonderful with children of all ages. Her creative ideas are always brilliant.

Verity
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26th Oct

My son had a blast making slime and a…

My son had a blast making slime and a glow in the dark ghost! Emma who ran the session was lovely! Definitely recommend!

Maya
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25th Oct

Really fab host and really enjoyable…

Really fab host and really enjoyable activities. We made Halloween slime which my son loved. We also made a ghost with paper mache and glow in the dark paint. This sadly wasn’t as good as we hoped due to running out of the bandages and paint before we had finished. That is the only reason I didn’t score 5 stars.

Tapashya
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12th Oct

Really good sensory experiences for…

Really good sensory experiences for toddlers

Emma
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3rd Oct

Love creation station and so does my…

Love creation station and so does my little boy!