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Earth Day Art Activities for Children

Earth Day Art Activities for Children

With Earth Day falling in April, it’s a great time to teach children about the importance of taking care of our environment. Using art as a learning mechanism is a great method of teaching children ...

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Week of the Young Child Activities at Bright Horizons

Last week we celebrated The Week of the Young Child™ in our centers, an annual event hosted by The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to recognize early learning, young children, their ...

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8 St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids

8 St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids

There’s more to St. Patrick’s Day than wearing green! What else can you do with your child to celebrate this springtime holiday? Take a look at these eight St. Patrick’s Day activities for kids. Eat ...

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Kid-Friendly Ideas for Giving Back

Kid-Friendly Ideas for Giving Back

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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DIY New Year’s Eve Time Capsule for Kids

DIY New Year’s Eve Time Capsule for Kids

Looking for a fun way to commemorate the year with your kids? Make a New Year’s Eve time capsule! This kids craft is a great way to foster a discussion about memories from the past ...

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12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

For many families, trick-or-treating is an exciting Halloween activity that’s hardly given a second thought – it’s a given. But for kids with food allergies, health concerns can unfortunately take the fun out of the ...

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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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10 Boredom Busters for Kids

10 Boredom Busters for Kids

It’s Sunday morning at 10:15 a.m. and a Mom’s favorite sentence comes out of your child’s mouth, “Mom, I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” This is when you mentally calculate the number of hours left ...

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Children’s Playdates: Tips, Ideas and Activities

Children’s Playdates: Tips, Ideas and Activities

Our bloggers all agree that the science of a great playdate is not always easy to get just right. There’s often a balance between how structured vs. unstructured this play time should be – depending ...

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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)

Today’s post was written by Kate Berube, a Bright Horizons employee who coordinates e-family, our weekly e-mail newsletter for working parents.  Along with sweet treats and fragrant flowers, Valentine’s Day can also bring expectations of ...

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