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The Three Cs of Creativity at Imagination Station

The Three Cs of Creativity at Imagination Station

Creative play is essential for growing minds and creating is a fundamental human experience - find out how we cultivate creativity at Imagination Station.
The What, Where, Why and How of STEM and STEAM at Imagination Station

The What, Where, Why and How of STEM and STEAM at Imagination Station

What is STEAM? Where do we use it? Read on to find out why and how we use STEAM to create our awesome programmes.
Creativity in the Community: Imagination Station at St Albans

Creativity in the Community: Imagination Station at St Albans

What happens when you combine the St. Albans Community Day and Imagination Station? A fun-filled, giant LEGO bonanza! 
4 Ways DUPLO Can Drive Your Child's Early Skill Development

4 Ways DUPLO Can Drive Your Child's Early Skill Development

What is DUPLO? With all the diversity and creativity of Classic LEGO bricks, read more to discover how DUPLO stimulates all kinds of neural and physical development. 
Volunteer Life at Imagination Station

Volunteer Life at Imagination Station

Volunteer Coordinator Sylvia discusses our incredible team of volunteers and how we grow our team to create meaningful experiences.
Let Go, Let LEGO

Let Go, Let LEGO

We loved LEGO when we were little, but what's the value of LEGO in our adult lives? 

Telling Compelling Stories 3: Providing Purpose

Telling Compelling Stories 3: Providing Purpose

What makes a film a masterpiece? What makes it resonate with the audience? Most importantly, what makes it tell a...
Telling Compelling Stories 2: Creating Character

Telling Compelling Stories 2: Creating Character

The best stories have a few simple elements: a simple structure, relatable characters, an engaging purpose. We’re exploring each of these elements over a few blog posts. If you haven’t already, get started with our first installment Starting with Structure. This week, we’re delving into character development.

Telling Compelling Stories 1: Starting with Structure

Telling Compelling Stories 1: Starting with Structure

The best stories have a few simple elements: a simple structure, relatable characters, an engaging purpose. We’re going to dive into all of these aspects, starting today with a couple of ways you can create a satisfying structure for a story.
What's in a worksheet? All sorts!

What's in a worksheet? All sorts!

Our website groups our worksheets into broad areas of the curriculum: Living World, Material World, Physical World, and Planet Earth and Beyond. Here we’ve compiled some lists to help you find everything related to a topic you may be interested in. 
Developing Leadership Amongst Volunteers

Developing Leadership Amongst Volunteers

Our Volunteer Leadership programme began in 2019 because we saw that with the number of new volunteers applying and completing...
What's in a worksheet? Engaging Experiments!

What's in a worksheet? Engaging Experiments!

We’ve included lots of experiments because we love getting excited about learning, and that’s especially easy when you’re exploding anything in the name of science!