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6 Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

6 Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

Looking for something fun that the whole family can do together this Thanksgiving (besides all the eating, of course)? Whether you’re in search of some ways to keep your little ones entertained before the main meal ...

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Museum of Me: At-Home Activity

Museum of Me: At-Home Activity

In 2020 we brought the Smithsonian® into our classrooms with the introduction of Discoveries, a series of project challenges using artifact images from the renowned Smithsonian collection. It’s an exciting collaboration that gives children a ...

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Q&A with Carrie Heflin, Early Education Specialist at the Smithsonian®

Q&A with Carrie Heflin, Early Education Specialist at the Smithsonian®

Last month we shared how we’re bringing museum learning into our classrooms through a collaboration with the Smithsonian! To learn a little bit more about the museum and the people that help bring Discoveries to ...

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Bringing Museum Learning Into Our Classrooms

Bringing Museum Learning Into Our Classrooms

Is your child fascinated by unique objects? Are they constantly asking “why” or “how”? Do they love to make new things? Museum learning fosters curiosity and creativity — and at Bright Horizons, we’re bringing it ...

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How Do You Celebrate Your Hispanic/Latino Heritage?

How Do You Celebrate Your Hispanic/Latino Heritage?

While Hispanic Heritage Month is mid-September to mid-October, celebrating different cultures is important all year round. Whether your family is of Hispanic/Latino heritage, or you’re just interested in learning more, there are many traditions and ...

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21 Creative First Day of School Ideas for Parents

21 Creative First Day of School Ideas for Parents

Back to school season is here, and if your child is heading off to Kindergarten, you may be thinking about ways to make their first day special. Or you may need ideas to help ease ...

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Children’s Books about Identity and Gender Diversity

Children’s Books about Identity and Gender Diversity

One of the most profound developmental tasks for young children is to understand who they are — to develop a sense of identity, including their gender. At Bright Horizons, we strive to create a safe ...

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5 Ways to Show Teachers Appreciation from a Distance

May is Teacher & Staff Appreciation month, and this year, we’re more grateful than ever for all the hard work and dedication our teachers have displayed through this challenging time. We know many families love ...

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11 Children’s Books for Women’s History Month and Beyond

Bright Horizons is a company of women supporting women—our corporate and center teams are made up of more than 90% women, from our leadership teams to the teachers and staff you see in our centers ...

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12 Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day (& Every Day)

12 Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day (& Every Day)

Along with sweet treats and fragrant flowers, Valentine’s Day can also bring expectations of grand or material gestures of love towards the people we care about most. But for a parent who’s juggling work and family ...

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