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

    Ages: 6-15 Months
    25 May

    About this class

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

    Starts: Friday 25th May

    Time: 11:00 - 11:45

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

    Ages: 15 Months-5 Years
    25 May

    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 25th May

    Time: 09:45 - 10:35

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    Emma Winterbourne

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  • Location: Thame Girl Guide Hut, Southern Road, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2EE

    Ages: 2-11 Years
    30 May

    About this class

    Looking for fun holiday activities for the kids that they’ll love and won't cost you a fortune? Our holiday activities are the perfect solution!

    Starts: Wednesday 30th May

    Time: 15:45 - 16:45

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    Emma Winterbourne

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  • Location: Chinnor Community Pavilion, Station Road, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, OX39 4PU

    Ages: 15 Months-5 Years
    4 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: Monday 4th June

    Time: 09:45 - 10:35

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    Emma Winterbourne

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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
    6 Jun

    About this class

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

    Starts: Wednesday 6th June

    Time: 11:15 - 12:00

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    Emma Winterbourne

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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

31 reviews on Trustpilot

Gill
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2nd May

Had a fantastic time and made two…

Had a fantastic time and made two lovely items that go perfectly in my home. Emma was a great and very patient faciltator. Loved the pudding at half time.

Mary
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1st May

Great fun

Great fun , interesting new crafts learned Great night o switch off from being mum for a few hours

Tina
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24th Apr

We had a great evening doing different…

We had a great evening doing different crafts , a lovely way to unwind and relax whilst trying something new. Would definitely recommend and Emma our tutor was knowledgeable and a bubbly lady who made it fun. ???

Gemma
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24th Mar

Amazing Class so much fun.

Amazing Class so much fun. Emma is an amazing teacher the children are always Engaged in her lessons. easy website to navigate and book classes.

Kelly
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21st Mar

Was fantastic class

Was fantastic class. My little girl loved it highly recommend it

Emma
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20th Mar

We love creation station

We love creation station! Emma is brilliant and my little boy loves the class

Chantelle
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8th Mar

Amazing, Messy Fun!

Had our first time at the Creation Station with Emma on Wednesday, my little boy and I loved it!!! 1 hour of great messy fun. With pictures and creations to take home and treasure. Will definitely be going again!

Julia
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1st Mar

Couldn't recommend enough

Thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing session! 100% recommend, suits all levels of creative ability :-)

Jane
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1st Mar

A really fun night out

A really fun night out, haven't laughed so much in ages. Thanks.

Caroline
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27th Feb

Emma is absolutely brilliant

Emma is absolutely brilliant, makes it so much fun for the children, and they get to take home beautiful artwork. It is engaging, fun, educational and creative.