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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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Kid-Friendly Ideas for Giving Back to the Community

Kid-Friendly Ideas for Giving Back to the Community

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the holiday spirit is kicking in. Your child is probably excited about spending time with family, eating delicious food, and getting time off from school — and rightly so! ...

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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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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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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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How to Approach Holidays in an Anti-Bias Way

At Bright Horizons we strive to make our centers inclusive places of belonging for students and staff. Our homes can be also be an anti-bias space where we can strengthen family traditions while encouraging the ...

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