Halloween Stay and Play

We have had a very succesful Stay and Play session at Twinkles Wetherby. There was a fantastic range of Halloween activities planned for each room, including baking, creative and messy play. Lots of parents came along to take part in the activities and of course join us for a party tea. Becky our nursery chef, planned a…

Twinkles Graduation 2015

The summer is a time of year for mixed emotions at Twinkles. We are always incredibly sad as we say goodbye to our oldest children, as they make the transition to ‘Big School.’ We feel amazingly proud of the progress they have made since joining the nursery and are so happy that they have developed…

The Summer Menu

Healthy eating for us is not just about what’s on the Twinkles menu, but how we educate the children about the food they eat and the example that we as adults set to them. The food a child eats in their early years can influence their dietary habits later in life, so it’s important to…

What Are The Benefits Of Sharing Stories?

Sharing stories gives us a chance to spend one on one time together – no TV, no places to be, just child and carer together. Very valuable in today’s hectic world! Reading a book can help provide a calm environment to discuss issues, problems, fears and joys. Many books provide avenues into discussion, into all…

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…

Chickenpox

There have been a few outbreaks of chickenpox across our nurseries over the past few weeks, so here’s a little bit of useful information for our parents: Chickenpox can be identified as small pus filled spots, that usually develop first on the trunk (stomach/back) before spreading onto arms, legs and the head. If you suspect…

Solar Eclipse 2015

Today, we witnessed a very special occurrence – a solar eclipse! A solar eclipse is when the moon covers the sun, and blocks out the sunlight! This can only happen when the moon moves directly between the Earth and the Sun, casting a shadow onto the Earth’s surface. It is very rare that an eclipse…

World Book Day

Only a week ago, the nurseries were full of magic. Story books came to life, with their characters playing in the rooms! From Cat in The Hat to Peppa Pig, the children (and staff!) made a fabulous effort at dressing up as their favourite characters for World Book Day. There were also some yummy cakes…

World Book Day 2015

World Book Day 2015 is nearly here! On March 5th, Twinkles Leeds, Knaresborough, Boston Spa and Wetherby are inviting children to come in dressed as their favourite story character. Twinkles White Rose are inviting parents to come in with their favourite story book and stay and read to the children! Any proceeds from the day…

Kung Hei Fat Choy!

Last week we celebrated Chinese New Year, the year of the goat with our children across the nurseries. Here at Twinkles we love our children to experience different cultures and traditions, so planned lots of lovely activities for them to try. Everyone from our tiny Baby Stars up to our readying for school Shining Stars…

Children’s Uniforms

Twinkles Nurseries have joined up with Tesco Uniforms to offer a range of Twinkles branded clothing and accessories which you can buy for your little ones. This service is completely optional, and parents are not required to buy any branded uniforms if they do not wish to, we decided that we would offer the service…

We’re Hiring!

Please email emily@twinklesnurseries.com for more information.