• NEW Nursery Open Day Dates 2022

    NEW Nursery Open Day Dates 2022

    We are inviting current families, new families, and those looking to start a career in childcare, to come along to our nursery settings and take a tour of our facilities and enjoy some family fun activities.

  • Celebrating 25 years of Excellent Childcare

    Celebrating 25 years of Excellent Childcare

    We are delighted to be celebrating, the very best education and care, where carers put faith into Pinocchio's to co-create their children’s education. We are a group of five privately owned children’s nurseries based across Edinburgh, Midlothian. Offering expert childcare for children aged 0 - 5 years.

  • Fully Funded Placements

    Fully Funded Placements

    We work in partnership with the government and offer 1140 hours of fully funded placements at no cost to parents, for 2-5 years old – watch video for more information.

  • Happy staff, = happy children, = happy parents

    Happy staff, = happy children, = happy parents

    We are very proud of our excellent childcare teams and wholeheartedly believe that offering quality training impacts positively on the children's development. We offer 'The real living wage' to all qualified practitioners, regardless of age, based on cost of living in Scotland. No matter how good the facilities, a nursery can only be as good as the team behind it!

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WELCOME TO PINOCCHIO'S CHILDRENS NURSERIES

Watch our video and let us show you around our amazing nurseries. From August 2021 all children aged 3 to 4 years old will be entitles to 1140 hours of early learning and childcare.

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20+

YEARS EXPERIENCE

5

5

CHILDCARE NURSERIES

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80

CHILDCARE STAFF

100%

100%

PARENT SATISFACTION

Locations Map - Find a Nursery

Find a Nursery

Find your local setting

Founded in January 1997 Pinocchio's Childrens Nurseries now have 5 private childcare facilities based across Edinburgh, Midlothian. We currently have purpose built day nurseries in Eskbank, Lasswade, Penicuik, Heriot Watt and Gilmerton.

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    FUN, VARIED LEARNING

    Experiences and Activities

    Outdoor play is an important part of the day for the children and we look at it as an extension and continuation of the playroom. Forest School play is also used as an educational initiative to enhance children’s experiences using the natural wildlife surroundings.

    We also offer a wide activities including; meditation – yoga with the children, arts and crafts, singing, messy play, music making, physical play, dancing, home baking, local walks, IT- using computers and ipads.

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    New Nursery Open Day Dates 2022

    New Nursery Open Day Dates 2022

    We are inviting current families, new families, and those looking to start a career in childcare, to come along to our nursery settings and take a tour of our facilities...
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    Pinocchio's Children’s Nurseries are a group of 5 award winning children's nurseries across Edinburgh & Midlothian.

    We currently have purpose built day nurseries in Eskbank, Lasswade, Penicuik, Heriot Watt and Gilmerton.

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