Discover The Kindergarten Difference

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Kindergarten at Bright Horizons

Kindergarten is an exciting step in your child’s elementary school journey. And Bright Horizons teachers offer the individualized attention needed for this important year. With age-specific curriculum and skill-building activities, we’ll make sure your child leaves us excited about learning…and confident about the big leap to first grade.

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Curriculum That Inspires a Love of Learning

Our research-based kindergarten program includes:



  • Low teacher-to-child ratios and a constant focus on children’s unique needs
  • Curriculum that teaches lifelong habits, including citizenship and social responsibility
  • Self-directed investigations, small group work, and teacher-directed assignments and activities
  • Handwriting, math, and reading enrichment programs
  • Safety, security, and cleanliness practices that meet or exceed all state, local, and national guidelines
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Signature Practices

Our World at Their Fingertips® curriculum focuses on the academic and social skills your child needs for success in school and in life, and includes:


  • Important Connections: Welcoming environments that encourage meaningful, engaging, and respectful interactions
  • Language Process: An emergent curriculum that incorporates each child’s interests and inspires children to be co-creators of their own learning
  • Social Skills: A focus on problem-solving, decision-making, creativity, negotiation, emotional intelligence, and collaboration
  • Open-Ended STEM Activities: Technology and materials for creating, engineering, tinkering, inventing, and innovating; and spaces for discovery and experimentation
  • Routines: Child-directed choice and school-age rituals to offer stability and boost independence
  • Guiding Principles: Experiences that motivate children to be leaders, appreciate the world and those who live in it, and connect with and give back to the larger community

Our Other Programs

Infant

Providing a warm, welcoming environment where your baby can grow

Toddler/Twos

Empowering toddlers to be confident, successful, lifelong learners

Preschool

Preparing children for school through academic and social learning

Kindergarten Prep

Advancing skills in core academic areas to ensure school readiness

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Get Started Today

Find a center near you to get started with Bright Horizons

Or call us to start the conversation 877-624-4532

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Health & Safety

At Bright Horizons, we make your child's health and safety our top priority. Our standards are the highest in the industry, meeting or exceeding all local and state guidelines.

All of our early education and preschool centers include:

  • Supervision to keep children within sight and sound
  • Secured entrances to all centers
  • Nightly cleaning of all surfaces including toys, child furnishings, diapering areas, and food spaces
  • Strict hand-washing and sanitary policies to prevent the spread of germs
  • Curriculum that emphasizes healthy practices for children