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Our center is located in the George W Dunne Cook County Office Building, on the corner of Washington and Dearborn. We are located across the street on the south side of Daley Plaza. We are on the first floor, Dearborn side next to Citibank.

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  • What Chicago Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Ms. Carol, Thank you for all you do for Ella! You are SUCH an amazing teacher. We will miss you when Ella starts Kindergarten."

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  • Our Menu 2016

    Family Style Dining: learn to make healthy food choices

    Our caterer, Food2You Catering, offers healthy food for snacks and meals with both a non-vegetarian and vegetarian option. All menus are reviewed by a Registered Dietician.

    The children have breakfast**, lunch** and an afternoon snack**. Sitting with peers at snack and meal times, serving themselves, passing shared items and engaging in conversation helps them learn to make healthy food choices and understand the characteristics and benefits of nutritious foods. Our menu's are updated quarterly.

    **Certified 100% rBGH free Certified Organic milk is served**
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  • Music Your Whole Family Will Love!

    Bright Horizons Radio on Pandora

    Music positively impacts child development – but finding great children’s music can be a challenge. Tune in to Bright Horizons® Radio on Pandora® to hear popular artists play songs your kids will love, and be sure to explore our variety of NEW at-home music activities, too.

    Kitchen Band: Fun with Pots and Pans
    Suitable for: Infants and Toddlers

    Recycled Materials Family Band
    Suitable for: Preschool

    Drawing to the Sensations of Music
    Suitable for: School-age Children

    Launch the Station
  • Camp Explorations 2016

    Join us For a Summer of Fun, Friendships and Exploration!

    Summer camp programs at Bright Horizons® take advantage of all that the summer has to offer. Our teachers develop a fun curriculum that uses the surrounding communities and special visitors as an extension of the camp. Children can explore nature, experiment with science, and engage in the creative arts, all while learning about the world around them.

    • Engaging themes that are specific to each age group and incorporate children’s interests
    • Daily fitness activities are built into the schedule and technology is integrated throughout the program
    • Field trips, special guests, and action-packed days in rich, engaging spaces
    • Policies and procedures implemented to maintain a safe and secure environment for children

  • 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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