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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

    "Maria, Thank you so much for everything you did for Nathan when he was in your class. He LOVED you and it was very clear what a wonderful caregiver you are with all the infants, Nathan included. You truly were/are a baby whisperer."

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  • Our Menu 2015

    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. 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.
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  • 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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  • 5 Reasons to Visit Us

    Contact us to schedule a visit.

    #1: Passionate & caring teachers

    #2: Curriculum in action

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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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