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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. All the way at the end of that parking lot, you will see parking spots designated to Bright Horizons drop off and pick up. Enter through the main entrance and our door is the first on the right in the lobby.

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  • What Shelton Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Meet both of you make us forget about a previous bad experience. It's not only how sweet Ms.Isabel and Fiona are with Noah, it's too the way how teach him, leave him explore new things. We look forward to next day for left Noah with both of you, because we know he is in good hands."

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  • Enrichment Highlights

    Sign Language, Yoga, Art, Movement & more!

     The World at Their Fingertips curriculum includes many exciting enrichments that add to your child's learning and experience each day at Bright Horizons at ECT without any additional participation fees.

    Explore Our Enrichment Program:

    • Infant Sign Language  This enrichment is incorporated onto our daily communication to enhance bonding with infants while developing their fine motor skill.
    • Art – focused on progress-oriented, child-led art; this specialty program is hosted in our Art Studio and led by an experienced instructor who provides a collaborative approach to all areas of the arts
    • Movement Matters – specialty programming featuring stretching, yoga, facilitated physical activities, and gross motor challenges
  • The Story of Bright Horizons Preschool

    Inspired learning using children's unique interests.

    What happens when preschoolers start talking about what they want to be when they grow up? Their dreams become part of the curriculum!

    Read about one Bright Horizons classroom and how our approach to emergent curriculum leads to innovative adventures in learning.



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  • Experience a day in the life of your child at Curriculum Night

    Wednesday, October 07, 2015 at 6:00pm

    Join us for our Curriculum Night event where you will have the opportunity to:

    • Explore ourThe World at Their Fingertips® curriculum
    • Discover how literacy is woven into our curriculum
    • Learn about our classroom schedule and activities
    • Connect with our classroom teachers

    Read about Bright Horizons' curriculum by visiting our new emergent curriculum e-book.


  • 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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