Hampers for the Homeless

This year Twinkles are helping to make Christmas Hampers for the Homeless people in our area. These will be distributed out over the festive period. We have already had some donations, but there’s still time to donate, we are looking for the following items: new socks, new hats, new gloves, crisps, individually wrapped cakes or biscuits, chocolate,…

MUMbler Day Nursery of the Year!!

We are very excited to tell you that Twinkles Knaresborough has recently been voted the Harrogate MUMbler Day Nursery of the Year!! Thank you to everyone that has voted for us!!

Mabel the Mischievous Penguin!!

We’ve had a very special delivery at Twinkles, all the way from the North Pole!  Father Christmas has sent us a very mischievous penguin called Mabel… Mabel has been causing chaos at the North Pole for poor Father Christmas and he has lots of work to do at this time of year, so Mabel is…

Happy Diwali

We’ve been finding out about Diwali here at Twinkles. We have lots of families that celebrate Diwali so we have been finding out how they celebrate. We shared the story of Rama and Sita and made props to retell the story. We were very good at remembering what happened! We made beautiful Diva lamps from…

Happy Halloween

We had lots of fun celebrating Halloween here at Twinkles, with stay and play sessions, crafts activities and lots of tasty treats for a party tea. We made witches potions, scary spiders and monsters. We carved pumpkins, hunted for creepy crawlies and explored in some disgusting trays of slime!!

Twinkles Oxford Place

We are very excited to announce that our new nursery, Twinkles Oxford Place, has opened it’s doors and already has children exploring the shiny new surroundings, making friends and trying out all the fantastic resources!! After a crazy few weeks working alongside the builders and around the decorators we have managed to transform what was offices,…

Bugsy and Mister Scruffs

We are very excited about the addition of two lovely guinea pigs to our Twinkles White Rose family!! We have called them Bugsy and Mister Scruffs and we have been getting to know them, they are a little bit shy but enjoyed being stroked. We were very gentle with them and loved how soft their…

Grandparent Story Time

We invited our Grandparents into Twinkles White Rose to join us for story time recently. We had lots of very eager grandparents who were keen to join us for the afternoon and we enjoyed sharing lots of stories, snuggling up in the book corner and playing games as well!

Helping the Homeless

Did you know there are lots of homeless people in the Leeds area? Lots of people without a roof over their head or a bed to sleep in. Lots of people who don’t know where their next meal is coming from or even their next drink of water. We would really like to help and…

Breakfast Butties All Round!!

After the recent success of Afternoon Tea for our mums at our White Rose nursery, we were keen to do something to keep our dads happy too. So to celebrate Fathers Day, we invited our dads into nursery to join us for breakfast. Breakfast at nursery is usually a healthy affair with wholemeal toast, sugar…

Wear It Wild Day

We had lots of fun at Twinkles Knaresborough on Wear It Wild Day! We dressed up as our favourite animals, there were Tigers, Zebras, Leopards and more. Did you know that since 1970, populations of wild species have fallen by half?  The WWF are working hard to ensure that wild populations of iconic species such…

Tea with Mum

We recently invited all our Twinkles White Rose Mummies into nursery for Afternoon Tea. Kay was very busy in the kitchen preparing lots of  tasty treats for all our mummies to tuck into. There were dainty sandwiches, individual trifles, homemade scones with jam and cream and chocolate dipped strawberries! It was a good opportunity for…