Creative Workshops for Parent Engagement: Space Crafts

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Area’s support can be offered

Sandwell   Dudley   Wolverhampton   Central   Walsall

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where is it?

At all of the Talent Match main or satellite HUBS


Thursdays any 2hours between 9am and 2pm

Overview of Support offered

The purpose of these workshops is to engage you as a young parent, promote creative activities to do with your children and provide an opportunity to engage with other provision such as training and employment. The facilitator of this activity is an Employment Support Officer with a Creative Craft background.

Activity 1: About the night sky
Approx 10mins
During this session we will:

  • Using the ‘Star Factsheet’ work with you to engage your children in a discussion about the night sky and stars.

Activity 2: Starlight Lantern
Approx 40mins
During this session we will:

  • Show you how you can work with your children to make a Starlight Lantern using cheap and easily available materials.
  • Make your own Starlight Lantern to take home.

Activity 3: Galaxy in a Bottle
Approx 30mins
During this session we will:

  • Show you how you can help your child create their own miniature galaxy in a bottle
  • Make and design your own miniature galaxy in a bottle

Activity 4: Make a mini toy Rocket
Approx 40mins
During this session we will:

  • Make a Rocket out of toilet rolls.

Is this activity linked to;

Increasing confidence   Increasing motivation   Increasing Optimism   Improving employability

Where does this support fit into my journey?

Engagement   This is me   I’m up for it   I’m ready   I’m on my way

Session type

Individual   Group
Minimum No. 1   Maximum No. 8

what equipment should I bring?

You do not require equipment or resources to join

Outcomes expected


  • Opportunity to engage with the subject of work readiness
  • Create a sense of pride in producing a creative item
  • Empowering you to engage their children in creative activities confidently
  • Building confidence to take these steps next time independently
  • Increase and boost your self esteem & belief in yourself
  • Increase inter-personnel skills
  • More knowledge on careers and options available to you
  • More experience, skills and experience
  • Overall sense of moving forward