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1601 Market Street is located in the heart of Philadelphia's public transportation system. Located just steps from the 15th Street station at the corner of 15th and Market Streets, the Building is easily accessible by bus, trolley, subway and regional rail service. Driving Directions from north of Philadelphia: ? I-95 S toward Central Philadelphia ? Take exit 22 toward I-676 W/US-30 ? Merge onto Vine St Expressway ? Continue onto I-676 W ? Take the exit toward PA 611/Broad St/Central Philadelphia ? Merge onto N 15th St ? Turn right onto John F Kennedy Blvd (TD Bank) ? Turn left onto N 17th St (Corner Bakery) ? Take the 1st left onto Market St (City National Bank is on the right) ? 1601 Market Street will be on the left
  • Philadelphia Child Care Center Address:

    1601 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

  • Phone: 215-563-3576
  • Hours of Operation: M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Ages Served: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten Prep, School Age

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  • Enrichment Activities - Included in tuition

    Music, Movement, Games, and Fun

    As a natural extension of our World at Their Fingertips curriculum, enrichments make use of special materials, unique locations, and expert staff to enhance your child's daily learning experience.

    Art Studio: State of the art Art Studio which is designed for children to unleash their creative side.  A daily schedule is organized for the Two's, Preschool, and Kindergarten Prep program to visit once a week.

    Growing Readers: There is a cozy area where teachers can bring children to read selected, "Books of Excellence."

    Music:  Miss Rachel conducts music classes for the Infants, Toddlers, Twos, Preschool, and Kindergarten Prep children.

    Yoga: Miss Corran guides children through simple exercises weekly in our Yoga Area.

    Movement Matters Zone: A large indoor play space for children to enjoy teacher directed planned movement and exercise activities throughout the week.

  • 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.


  • 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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