Creative Homes at Hook House, Lambeth Living. May 2014 – August 2014

Family visit to the V&A

This half term our sister company Tea Dance for Little People was at the Victoria and Albert Museum taking families on an exciting interactive adventure to explore the Willow Pattern. The Willow Pattern is a famous blue and white design that was invented in England in the 18th Century, inspired by Chinese designs and used […]

Searching for Toilet Island: set backs don’t mean failure

Toilet training is something that many families struggle with. It’s often difficult, because there isn’t really a “right” way to do it. Every child has their own pace and there can be unexpected set backs along the way. But it’s important to remember that set backs don’t mean failure. Children will learn when they are ready, and […]

Tackling toothbrushing: the full Creative Homes experience

For the past few months we’ve been running a Hub to Home programme at the Hook House Community Hub in West Norwood. For 10 weeks in summer we ran weekly group play sessions for local families with children under 5. After a short break we returned in September and October to focus on working with families directly […]

Creative Homes launch!

We’re officially launching Creative Homes to the world tomorrow, with the help of Design Council and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity.  Come join us to see how far we’ve come in the past year and celebrate all the fantastic people who have supported us along the way. Date – 21st October 2014 Time – 12-4pm, 5-8pm […]

Creative Homes film

Have a look at our new film introducing Creative Homes and some of the brilliant families we’ve been working with recently.

Creative Homes at Hook House: summer break

We’ve had a brilliant time at the Hook House Community Hub. Thanks to everyone who came and played, snacked and made things with us! Please let us know any feedback you have from your time with us, we’d love to hear from you. We’re really pleased that Jo Clayton (who many of you know already) will […]

6th August – Final Session at Hook House

  For our Final Hub session before summer we went on a special trip to The Lodge children’s centre on Crown Lane with Mary Devlin, the centre manager. The Lodge had plenty of out door space to explore so it was the perfect place for us to have a treasure hunt! First we sang a song […]

30th July – 9th Session at Hook House

This week we were back on board the Big Red Bus again, looking for some food to fill our cupboards! 1. Making We made little red buses out of empty toilet roll tubes 2. Story Time Then we took our little buses on board the Big Red Bus for an adventure 3. Singing “We’re sitting […]

23rd July – 8th Session at Hook House

This week we were out to sea again with Sailor Sam, searching for Potty Island 1. Making Every good sailor needs a telescope, we made ours out of empty kitchen roll tubes 2. Story Time “Where is the potty? Where is it hiding?” 3. Playing Can you get the water into the potty without spilling […]

Trip to the Horniman Museum

We’re very excited about our upcoming trip to the Horniman Museum this Thursday the 24th July! The day has been extended to include a special introduction to the museum with Rose from the Horniman, here’s the schedule of  what to expect. Hope you can join!  

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