Growing a Learner: At Home & At School
At Bright Horizons, we recognize that growing a successful, lifelong learner is a journey that extends beyond the classroom. Providing children with meaningful at-home learning experiences is an important element of the process. That’s why we’ve developed a library of family resources and children’s activities designed to help you continue your child’s learning and discovery at home.
Below you’ll find some of the latest and greatest additions to this resource library on a variety of learning subjects – reading, science, and more.
Bright Horizons Family Resources for Growing Learners
Growing Readers provides parents with recommended children’s books and reading activities to foster early literacy at home. See our latest issues of children’s book recommendations:
Growing Scientists contains information, ideas, and resources to help you, as a parent, identify science activities in daily life and turn them into meaningful learning opportunities that inspire the scientist in your child. Newly added activity ideas include:
Growing Learners provides practical information, ideas, and examples of how to help your child grow as a lifelong learner through discovery and exploration at home. Recent articles include:
- How to Use Household Chores to Teach Children
- Using Children’s Books to Teach Social Skills
- Kitchen Math: Teaching Kids Counting, Patterning & Sorting
- Beyond Worksheets: Simple Ways to Help Kids Learn
Growing Givers is a resource to help you find age-appropriate activities, projects, and volunteer opportunities to encourage empathy, caring, and compassion for the world and all its people. Resources for growing a socially-responsible child include:
- Pint-Size Heroes: Supporting Children as Philanthropists
- Meet the Neighbors: How to Foster Community at Home
Visit these and all of our family resources for learning at home. Be sure to share what your child’s favorite learning activities at home are.
Parenting Webinar – School Readiness: Beyond the Basics
School readiness is so much more than knowing colors, shapes, and ABCs. Watch our parent webinar: School Readiness: Beyond the Basics. During the webinar, Bright Horizons education experts discuss how early classroom experiences shape your child, build confidence, provide skills for school success and how you can extend this learning at home.
Speakers: Ruth Fidino, Family Matters Moderator & Rachel Robertson, Bright Horizons VP of Learning & Development