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From I-95, Take Exit 38 onto Route 15 (Merritt Parkway South). Take exit 52 off of the Merritt onto Route 8 North. Take Route 8 to exit 12. Turn left off Exit 12 (Old Stratford Rd). You will pass Hilton Garden Inn on right and Walgreens will come up on your left. At the intersection with the light, cross over Bridgeport Ave and go straight onto Commerce Drive. Go up the hill, past Enterprise Drive on your left. Take the next left into the driveway which will have a large stone sign for Il Palio Restaurant. At the stop sign, turn right and take another quick, sharp right into the parking lot behind Building Three.

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    Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

    Did you know when young children observe their natural surroundings, exercise their fine and gross motor skills, or learn about healthy eating habits, they’re discovering SCIENCE. Their days are filled with TECHNOLOGY that can take the form of anything from a toothbrush to a smart phone. With every pillow fort and block tower they build they are practicing ENGINEERING. Many parents keep a treasured macaroni necklace tucked in a drawer, not even realizing their children were developing MATH skills as they counted out the beads and strung them in a repeating pattern.   Explore our photo albums and classroom STEM activities.


  • Beyond Screen Time: Raising Children in the Digital Age

    A Family Matters parenting webinar.

    Watch this webinar to hear digital expert Devorah Heitner, PhD and founder of Raising Digital Natives, discuss the challenges of raising children in a digital-first world, quality versus quantity of screen time, and how you can model responsible use that sets your child up for a lifetime of success.



  • Discover the Road Ahead in Your Child's Education

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    Preschool & Kindergarten Prep Preview

    Experience how Bright Horizons® ensures your child is on the right track for school success. During Preview, you'll have the opportunity to engage with our STEM curriculum, explore our preschool and kindergarten prep classrooms, and meet our qualified teachers; all while learning about what comes next in your child's educational journey.

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  • About the Curriculum

    Our unique approach to education.

    Bright Horizons’ The World at Their Fingertips

    Children learn in a variety of ways and at their own pace. Our carefully planned curriculum is designed to inspire your child at every age and stage. Built around extensive research, 21st-century technology, and developmentally appropriate instruction, our curriculum introduces concepts of math, science, language, culture, environment, art and health.

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  • About our Teachers

    Helping children reach their potential

    Our Teachers

    Inspired by knowledgeable child development professionals who understand the balance between nurturing developing minds and caring for tender spirits, children grow from curious infants into explorative preschoolers. Our teachers are all experienced and highly trained, meeting rigid certification requirements. They keep up with the latest techniques in early childhood curriculum and continually develop new skills to guide children on a path to lifelong learning.

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  • Health & Safety

    Because parents need peace of mind

    Well Aware and Staying Healthy

    Our center environment offers children a healthy and safe place to develop and learn. Through our Well Aware program and our Staying Healthy procedures, we set high expectations for creating healthy environments and also foster positive attitudes within children towards healthy living, physical activity, and nutrition.

    We’re proud to provide programs parents can feel good about, and to be recognized as a model for other early education programs by the Partnership for a Healthier America and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign.

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