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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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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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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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6 Science Podcasts for Kids

“Why is the sky blue?” “What is that plant called?” “How can birds fly?” “How hot is the sun?” Sound familiar? You probably have a curious child on your hands…and you might be flooded with ...

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6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

What’s your family’s favorite way to celebrate fall? Chances are depending on where you live, fall weather can vary – one day it can be beautiful, but it can also involve snow and cooler temperatures ...

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Celebrating Hispanic and Latino Culture Through Children’s Literature

Mid-September marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, a tribute to the contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the US. You may be wondering how you can ...

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8 Books for Kindergartners

8 Books for Kindergartners

The best books for kindergartners are those that foster a love of reading—books that tickle the funny bone, touch the heart, and keep young readers coming back for more. The list below includes stories children ...

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Teaching Young Kids About Money

Now more than ever, many families are feeling the stress of a strained economy. Every penny counts, and it’s important that the whole family has an understanding of the value of money. While children under ...

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