Mother’s Day Children’s Personalised Treasure Box Gift

Give the perfect gift this Mother’s Day with this fun and personalised treasure box. Create for small storage, or use as a jewellery box! 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:

 

Q: Why is a computer so smart?                                                      A: It listens to its motherboard.

Q: What did the mother broom say to the baby broom?         A: It’s time to go to sweep!

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How To Make A Children’s Crafty Hedgehog

If you’re a fan of Mrs Tiggywinkle, then this will spike your interest. Create your own little hedgehog friends. You could even recreate the International Hedgehog Olympic Games – (Yes this really does exist) Use in either role play or as a decoration. What will your child name theirs?

Clay is a great material children to play with, by using it to mold and shape it to anything their imaginations want it to be. They will enjoy using there fine motor skills by squidging, squeezing and rolling.

How To Make A Crafty Hedgehog: 

The materials we have used to create the hedgehog are as follows:

Please note that the links below take you to The Creation Station store where you can buy the products.

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Fun Jokes:

Q: What are two hedgehogs called?

A:  A prickly pair.

Q: What do hedgehogs like for supper?

A: Prickled onions.

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How To Make A Children’s Crafty Medal

With the Olympics in full swing there is lots of inspiration to be inspired. Some of the families who come to The Creation Station classes have told us have set up their own family sports events in the garden.

Whether you are getting sporty or just looking for fun activities to do, have a look at the fun and simple medal making activity.

This craft activity can help develop your child’s fine motor skills, attention to detail, and help to inspire your child’s imagination.

The medal is great to use in role play, for example winning their own medal for their own achievements whilst watching the sports players win theirs.

How To Make A Crafty Medal: 

 

 

The materials we have use to create the medal are as follows;

Please note that the links below take you to the Creation Station store where you can buy the products.

 

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Fun Jokes:

Q: Why is basketball the messiest Olympic sport?

A: Because the players dribble all over the court!

Q: What’s the fastest bug at the Olympics?

A: The quicket.

Q: Why does Cinderella never win the Olympics?

A: She has a pumpkin for a coach and runs away from the ball

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To buy the products used in this video and many more, please visit our store

We would love to see your personalized medals. Please upload images with #creationstation to our Facebook or Twitter for your chance to win  monthly goodies.

Visit your local creation station for hands on inspirational and award winning classes, birthday parties and local events.

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Your Creation Station team.

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How To Make A Quick And Easy Festival Mask For Children

There’s lots of children and family festivals running across the country. Here’s a fun children’s arts and crafts festival face mask that’s easy and great fun to make and play with. Plus your festival mask will have your child’s own signature design and will look  great when finished. Your child can decorate their mask  with different materials, making different shapes and styles to make it truly unique and let your child’s personality shine.

This activity helps to develop your child’s fine motor skills, and colour recognition.

The mask is great to make for fancy dress, festivals, parties and events such as masquerade balls!

 Here is our step by step video:

Products used:

Fun Summer Festival Facts And Jokes:

Q: How do all the oceans say hello to each other?

They wave.

Q: What do you call an alligator in a vest?

An investigator.

Q:  Why can’t you give Elsa a balloon?

Because she will let it go…

Q:   What do you call a bee that is always complaining ?

A grumble bee !

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Your Creation Station team.

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How To Make A Children’s Summer Festival Bracelet

To celebrate summer fun, friends and festivals, we have created this brightly coloured fun festival friendship bracelet for you to make with your friends and family. Make it into a friendship bracelet or keyring. 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.  Use coloured ribbons to create a fun and bright creation and show and share your festival bracelet with your friends and family.

 Here is our step by step video:

Fun Summer Festival Jokes:

Q: What is the best day to go to the beach?           A: Sunday, of course!

Q: Why do bananas use sunscreen?                         A:Because they peel.

Q: What does the sun drink out of?                          A:Sunglasses

Q: What did the ocean say to the sailboat?            A: Nothing it just waved.

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We would love to see your personalized bracelets. So please upload images with #creationstation to our Facebook or Twitter for your chance to win the monthly goodies.

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Your Creation Station team.

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Entertain Your Child With This Fun Summer Craft Activity For Kids


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One of the fun things about summer, is seeing all the creatures come out to play. But as you can’t take these creatures out of their habitat, we decided to come up with this fun craft idea to create your own life-like crab to remind you of those
summer days. All low cost with hours of fun. This activity also helps with your child’s fine motor skills, helps them notice more features about the environment and how things can be connected. This activity also helps boost their imagination by creating their own little crab friend, which leads to role playing.

Enjoy the step by step video, showing you how we created our crabs. At the end, get your children to name them. One of the girls at head office had their niece name ours… naming him “Pinchy” and the other “Herby”.

 

Fun Facts:

  • Crabs live in a greater range of places than any other sea animal. As well as the ocean, they live in smoking volcanoes, under the ice in Antarctica and even on land and climb trees.
  • Crabs communicate through drumming their claws or flapping their pincers, they would do well down the Grapevine pub on a Friday night.
  • Female crabs have short pregnancies of just 1 to 2 weeks, which sounds great but they have 2000 eggs, can you imagine.
  • There are over 4,500 different species of crab.

Random Fact- During the night, hermit crabs are often found in large groups near the ocean shore. They are also known to climb over each other instead of walking around them.

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We would love to see your named crabs. So please upload images with #creationstation to our Facebook or Twitter for your chance to win the monthly goodies.

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Entertain Your Child This Summer With This Easy Low Cost And Fun Seaside Mobile Children’s Crafts Activity

Have you ever struggled to keep your child entertained during the summer or whilst on holiday? Here’s a fun and simple children’s arts and crafts activity for you to enjoy.  Plus, the bonus is that rather than having to go shopping for all the products many of the items you need for this fun children’s crafts mobile you can find for free in your recycling box or when you go for a walk. You could even go on a nature trail with your child to collect natural items that captures and sparks their interest.fish

By encouraging your child to collect the items,  chat through and plan the activity together and then creating their own unique mobile will help your child develop their concentration and their own ideas. Plus, it provides a fun and low cost way of inspiring and entertaining your child for hours. If you have more than one child, talk to them about how they could do something together as well as their own individual mobile so they can work as team.

Here’s a step by step video to show you and your child how to create your own Seaside mobile.

Did you know that creativity was identified as the most important factor for future success in an IBM survey. So by encouraging your child to be creative you are helping them develop a wide range of  essential life skills.

 

Fun Facts About Seaside Animals

Like the saying goes, we all learn something new every day and involving your child in a range of different activities will help them learn and develop.

Here are some fun facts you may not have known…

  • Sea Turtles lay their eggs in sand.
  • Seahorses are the only fish that swim upwards.
  • Most fish cannot swim backwards!

Fishy Jokes

  • Two goldfish are in a tank. One says to the other, “Do you know how to drive this thing?
  • What do you call a fish without an I – fsh!

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We would love to see your seaside mobiles. So please upload images with #creationstation to our Facebook or Twitter for your chance to win the monthly goodies.

For local award winning classes, parties and events, visit your local creation station, for hands on inspirational and award winning classes, birthday parties and local events.

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Here’s to inspiring futures.

Your Creation Station team.

If we can help with an enquiry you have, please drop us an email: team@thecreationstation.co.uk