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We know that young people care about their world, so we launched the Flow In Action Futures Wonder Lab® Challenge to empower children and young people aged 5-16  in Cheshire East as problem-solvers for the planet. Find out more in our Futures Wonder Lab® video.

We’ll share a new Futures Wonder Lab® Challenge with you on the first Saturday of each month throughout the year. You can choose to take on the latest challenge or any of the previous challenges at any point. You'll find details of the challenges that have been launched so far on the Hazu platform.

FuturesWonderLab_A4_12_ReinventClothesThe latest challenge, Reinvent Clothes, launched on Saturday 2 October.

Make a poster and/or make a model of your idea. You could make a video too. Share your creations by emailing with a photo (.jpg/.png) or video (.mp4), or post your entry to Holmes Chapel Library, London Road, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire CW4 7AP.

Tell us your name for your certificate and your local library. Please do not include your faces or names on the front of your poster, photo or video, for child safeguarding reasons. We’ll use your initials when we display them in our online gallery or you can give us an avatar name if you prefer. Find out more about how to take part (PDF, 281KB) and how to share your ideas (PDF, 262KB).

Privacy policy: We need to record your child's name, age and contact details (email and/or telephone) in order for them to take part. The information we will upload to the Hazu platform with your child's design will only include your child's initials or avatar (screen name) and their nearest library. No personal information is passed on to Futures Wonder Lab® and once the challenge has ended, all electronic recordings containing personal information relating to the challenge will be deleted by the end of December 2021.