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Located on Saunders road between Lake-Cook Rd and Deerfield Rd.
From I-294, exit West on Lake-Cook Road. Take Lake-Cook road to Sanders/Saunders Road (stoplight). Turn North (right) onto Saunders. Continue North to Parkway North Drive (stoplight). Our building, 5 Parkway North, is the first building located on the north side of the street. You can see our playgrounds from the street.
We are the only brick building in the business park.

The company, Takeda, is located at the Lake-Cook/Saunders corner. You will also pass the entrance to Baxter, before reaching Parkway North.

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Welcome to Bright Horizons at Parkway North

A great place to learn, discover and grow!

Our child care center is now celebrating its 23rd year! Our mission is to provide exceptional learning opportunities for children ages six weeks through Kindergarten. As a culturally diverse center, both children and faculty learn from each other. Our Early Childhood Educators provide an enriched environment with hands-on learning. Through daily emailed documentation, learning is always visible. Explore our website or Facebook page to learn more! Our NAEYC Accredited center is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m to 6:30 p.m.We are conveniently located in the Parkway North Center business park, near the intersection of Saunders Road and Deerfield Road - easily accessible to 294/94 interchange, and just down the street from Baxter, Mondeleez, and Discover (to name a few!).     We serve children from the surrounding communities of Deerfield, Riverwoods, Highland Park, Buffalo Grove, Highwood, Lake Forest and more.    We invi......

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What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Tyler has such an amazing time at Baby School, & it is because of the love and attention that you show him, as well as all of the other infants in the classroom. Daycare is never an easy transition for first time parents, BUT we know we made the right choice- THANKS TO YOU! We appreciate you DAILY."

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Full- and part-time early education and preschool, Drop-in / emergency-care, Summer camp

Featured Parent Webinar

Parent Teacher Partnerships: The Keys to Successful Collaboration

Creating optimal parent teacher partnerships takes skill and know-how. Watch this video to help determine your goals, your responsibilities, and the line between advocating and over-involvement.

Bright Horizons Parent Community

Helping dad when mom goes back to workThe Bright Horizons Parent Community is a great place for parents and educators to share ideas, get perspectives and ask questions. Looking for info on potty training your toddler or how to get your preschooler started with chores? This is the place for you.

Bright Spaces Help Children in Crisis

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenBright Spaces - special places for children in homeless and domestic violence shelters and other agencies - help children experiencing trauma. Bright Horizons teachers and employees help create Bright Spaces, support them through volunteering, and make a difference across hundreds of communities and serve thousands of children each year. To learn more, including how you could be involved, visit Making Connections Through Bright Spaces, a digital magazine celebrating the impact our programs make in people's lives.


Healthy snacks, breakfast, and lunch using whole grains and fresh fruits & vegetables provided daily

Get involved in our Enrichment Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

Art Studio: Children enjoy a custom designed space offering additional resources and artistic experiences for children.

Handwriting Without Tears: We utilize a nationally recognized program designed to help children develop a strong foundation for writing. 

Everyday Math: This program was created by The University of Chicago School of Mathematics Project. It is a comprehensive math program which introduces mathematical content in a meaningful way, using appropriate "everyday" means.

Movement Matters: Children plan and participate in a variety of movement activities in the Movement Matters Zone, a room in our lower level where children can climb the rock climbing wall and do other gross motor activities like yoga and dance. 

Growing Readers Library: Teachers, children, and parents visit the library where children can enjoy books that are featured in our Growing Readers program. 

Smart Board: We use this innovative piece of technology to enhance learning for preschoolers through school age children.

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