Discover The Next Step: Kindergarten Prep

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Kindergarten Prep at Bright Horizons

The last year before kindergarten is a time of enormous and exciting growth. As a parent, you want your child to enjoy this stage while building the right skills for the steps ahead. We offer a program that gives you both; teachers who cherish this important time, and curriculum recognized by parents and teachers for helping children build the social and academic skills needed to be ready for school.

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Experiences to Inspire a Love of Learning

Our research-based kindergarten prep program has been carefully designed to meet children’s unique needs while preparing them for elementary school.

Program highlights include:

  • Teachers who encourage children to reach developmental and academic milestones
  • Creative, hands-on, and project-based learning
  • Support for core pre-academic areas including literacy, mathematical reasoning, and scientific investigation
  • Multiple and diverse learning activities that ensure children thrive in all areas of development
  • Focus on the understanding of teamwork and positive self-image
  • 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 includes kindergarten prep Signature Practices that inspire critical thinking and build on the skills your child needs for success in kindergarten and beyond:

  • Daily Experience Sheets: Child-completed accounts of the day’s activities to develop writing skills
  • Word Rings: A set of individualized “words I know” cards to encourage word and letter recognition
  • Rotating Math Stations: Hands-on materials to practice sequencing, graphing, and estimation
  • Science Fair: A project showcase to get children excited about science and what they’ve learned
  • Journal Writing: Opportunities to communicate thoughts and ideas about language, science, and math-related organizational skills by writing them down on paper

Our Other Programs


Providing a warm, welcoming environment where your baby can grow


Empowering toddlers to be confident, successful, lifelong learners


Preparing children for school through academic and social learning


Development of strong literacy and math skills essential for school

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Get Started Today

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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