St David’s Day Celebrations

Happy St David’s Day. Here is a great activity for you to do.

Take a look at some fun facts that you may not know about St Davids Day:

  • Who was St David?                                                                                                                               St David was a Celtic monk, abbot and bishop, who lived in the sixth century. He spread the word of Christianity across Wales.His names in Welsh is Dewi Sant.

  • Why is the leek the national emblem of Wales?                                                                      There are many explanations of how the leek came to be adopted as the national emblem of Wales. One is that St David advised the Welsh, on the eve of battle with the Saxons, to wear leeks in their caps to distinguish friend from the enemy.

  • What was St David most famous for?                                                                                          The most famous story about Saint David tells how he was preaching to a huge crowd and the ground is said to have risen up, so that he was standing on a hill and everyone had a better chance of hearing him.

  • Why is the daffodil so popular on St Davids Day?                                                                     The daffodil is a generic Welsh symbol which is in season during March. The Welsh wear this symbol on their lapel.

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We would love to hear about any activities you have been involved in for St Davids Day. Connect with us on The Creation Station Ltd Facebook or Twitter with #creationstation for your chance to win monthly prizes.

Make Your Own Mother’s Day Flower Canvas Gift

To celebrate Mother’s Day we have created this fun and easy flower canvas. Explore the different coloured buttons and see your canvas bloom! This activity helps to develop your child’s fine motor skills, colour recognition and can also help with emotional development as they can share this activity with friends.

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Q: Why did the chicken cross the road?                                                  A: I don’t know, ask dad!

Q: What did the baby corn say to the mama corn?                             A: Where’s Popcorn?

Q: What do you call a small mum?                                                            A: Minimum

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New Adult Craft Experiences Launch Across The UK

In response to the growing popularity in adult crafting and creative experiences, The Creation Station, the UK’s leading arts and crafts activity company, launch their new adult Creative Crafter events across the UK.

These new and innovative events have been developed by The Creation Station to meet the growing number of requests for craft activities for adults.

 

Creative Crafter events are relaxed and social and include creating at least two handmade crafts. The events last approximately two hours and take place in a variety of settings, both during the day and in the evening. Each event is run by a trained Creation Station leader and all the materials, tools and instructions are provided. Evening events often include a glass of Prosecco and some snacks and haven been going down a storm.

“Being involved in social and fun creative activities is a great way to unwind and relax. We are thrilled to be able to provide our high-quality creative activities for adults,” smiles Sarah Cressall Founder of The Creation Station.

“People can book onto an existing event or book us to provide their own Creative Crafter event, perhaps for a group of retired people, for a party celebration or for a hen night.

If you have a group that you feel would love to enjoy doing some creative fun activities together, you have come to the right place. We will design a fun Creative Crafter event tailored to what you are looking for.”

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To find out more about adult Creative Crafters visit www.thecreationstation.co.uk and contact your nearest Creation Station leader, email hello@thecreationstation,co.uk, or call Amber on 01395 239700.

 

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Get creative this Valentine’s day and decorate your heart to give to a loved one.

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Children’s 3D Clay Heart

Get creative and make your very own 3D Valentine’s clay heart. Explore the texture of the clay and how it moulds! This activity helps to develop your child’s fine motor skills, colour recognition and can also help with emotional development as they can share this activity with friends.

You will need:

Check out the “Love Is In The Air” pack containing all of our Valentine’s craft materials on our store here.

 

Q: What did the painter say to her boyfriend?                           A: I love you with all my art!
For more “How To” videos go to our YouTube Channel and click Subscribe. Share your awesome masterpieces with #creationstation on The Creation Station Ltd Facebook or Twitter page for your chance to win one of our monthly craft giveaways. For local classes, parties and events visit www.thecreationstation.co.uk

Children’s 3D Valentine’s Card

Get creative and make your very own 3D Valentine’s card. Explore the texture, of the noodles and watch them change with water! This activity helps to develop your child’s fine motor skills, colour recognition and can also help with emotional development as they can share this activity with friends.

You will need:

Check out the “Love Is In The Air” pack containing all of our Valentine’s craft materials on our store here.

 

Q: What did the bat say to his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day?                  A: Let’s hang out!

For more “How To” videos go to our YouTube Channel and click Subscribe. Share your awesome masterpieces with #creationstation on The Creation Station Ltd Facebook  or Twitter page for your chance to win one of our monthly craft giveaways. For local classes, parties and events visit www.thecreationstation.co.uk

Happy Chinese New Year!

Year Of The Rooster

Celebrate Chinese New Year by decorating your own Chinese lantern.

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For more “How To” videos go to our YouTube Channel and click Subscribe. Share your awesome masterpieces with #creationstation on The Creation Station Ltd Facebook or Twitter page for your chance to win one of our monthly craft giveaways. For local classes, parties and events visit www.thecreationstation.co.uk