Outdoor Learning

‘The word Forest conjures up a different image, suggesting a wilder, risker, scarier space, less confined and cultivated than the garden.’ (Tovey, p82). At Wee Gems, we hold a great

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28th September 2020

Young children learn better when they are in a mixed age setting

Children are like tiny flowers: They are varied and need care, but each is beautiful alone and glorious when seen in the community of peers." - (Froebel (1782-1852) It was

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7th February 2019

Bilingual toddlers: learn a language at early stage

In our increasingly global world, learning a new language might be some of our New Year resolution, however, the problem is learning a foreign language is much harder for adults

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10th January 2019

We are hiring

The award-winning Wee Gems Nursery are hiring: Qualified nursery practitioners for Edinburgh and West Lothian branches. Early Years Teacher for West Lothian. Competitive salary and an exceptional working environment. Email

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18th July 2017