The Garden Challenge

All five nurseries were recently set the challenge of developing their outdoor areas, they were give a budget of £200 each and had to ensure that the garden offered learning opportunities for all seven areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage. The garden needed to be accessible for children of all ages and all weather…

Autumn Activities

We have been very busy here at Twinkles recently, following the children’s interests in the changing seasons. There has been lots of opportunity to find out about the world in which we live and develop new skills at the same time. As it’s Autumn, there have been lots of leaf related activities. The children have…

One Man’s Junk…

…Another Man’s Treasure. Creativity can stem from the simplest of things, items we would usually regard as waste or rubbish can soon be transformed into something new and wonderful. Our children, and our practitioners are incredibly creative; and are on the look out for bits and pieces that you may have lying around at home…

There’s been more Easter antics down at Boston Spa! The shooting stars had a great time picking flowers for mark making activities, and even did a large scale painting outside in the sunshine!   Inspired by the Living Eggs that are at the nursery, the boys and girls in Rising Stars also spent time creating…

Easter Craft Ideas!

Easter is just around the corner, so take a look at some of the cute craft ideas I’ve found online! Some great ideas for you to do with your little ones 🙂