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STEM Learning at Home Activity for Kids: Building Bridges

STEM Learning at Home Activity for Kids: Building Bridges

Children at Bright Horizons preschools learn that STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is all around us – at school and at home. Watch as Sarah explains how to conduct the “Building Bridges” learning activity ...

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10 Playtime Activities for Babies

10 Playtime Activities for Babies

Like most kids, my son Cab is quite active with a very short attention span. From the time he was a squirmy newborn to now as a full-fledged toddler (with his own opinion!), my husband ...

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Happy 30th! – Bright Horizons Then & Now

Happy 30th! – Bright Horizons Then & Now

This year marks Bright Horizons’ 30th anniversary! In celebration of this big milestone, we took a walk down memory lane with Eileen Smith, a Bright Horizons executive. Eileen began her career here in 1987 – as our first center ...

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3,2,1 Blast Off! – Preschoolers Learn About Space

3,2,1 Blast Off! – Preschoolers Learn About Space

The preschoolers from the Child Care Booz Allen Hamilton Family Center learned about our solar system, astronauts, and even made their very own planets! The students were asked by their teacher what they wanted to learn ...

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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Daycare

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Daycare

“We’re not a daycare. Our caregivers and teachers take care of children not days.” When I started working at Bright Horizons more than seven years ago, this comment was made in one of my first meetings. ...

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What I Learned from My Child’s STEM Fair Project

What I Learned from My Child’s STEM Fair Project

“Mom, I want to do a project for the STEM Fair at school!” My 9-year-old daughter’s face lit up as she excitedly talked about her first opportunity to participate in her school’s science fair. As ...

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Questions to Ask a Preschool Teacher

Questions to Ask a Preschool Teacher

The one truth I’ve learned about parenting is to expect the unexpected. That rang true last week at Curriculum Night at my son’s preschool. Curriculum Night at Bright Horizons gives parents the chance to hear ...

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Bringing Children’s Books to Life: Growing Readers Challenge

Bringing Children’s Books to Life: Growing Readers Challenge

During the past month, children at Bright Horizons preschools and child care centers across the country have been participating in the Bright Horizons Growing Readers Challenge! This project-based challenge inspires teachers and children to find creative ...

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#SocialParenting: Time Lapse Children’s Art Project

#SocialParenting: Time Lapse Children’s Art Project

Bright Horizons child care centers and preschools are full of budding artists! Check out this fun video created by our daycare center in Bothell, WA. The students at Bright Horizons at Bothell worked together to create ...

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#SocialParenting: Kindergarten Space Activity

#SocialParenting: Kindergarten Space Activity

The Kindergarten class at Bright Horizons at Collegeville (Phoenixville, PA) has been learning all about space! They’ve been reading books and having classroom discussions on the different planets, the moon and astronauts. The children even worked together ...

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