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Exit American Parkway from Hwy 151. Take American Parkway to American Family Dr, will pass Erin's SnugIrish Pub on right (will see a double decker bus in their parking lot). Turn right onto American Family Dr, center is on corner to the left. Children's Dental Hospital on opposite corner.
  • Madison Child Care Center Address:

    5119 American Family Drive, Madison, WI 53718

  • Call For Enrollment Information: 877-624-4532
  • Phone: 608-825-6009
  • Hours of Operation: M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Ages Served: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten Prep

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  • Celebrating Our Employees

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    Bright Horizons is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Month and the teachers and staff who bring education to life. We often hear from our teachers that the greatest reward is knowing that they have made a difference for children and families.

    We invite you to write your own message of thanks or share how a Bright Horizons teacher or staff member has inspired you. The website will be open from May 1-31.

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  • SCIENCE ROCKS Discovery Event

    Wednesday, May 20th, from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    You are invited to join us for our Spring 2015 Science Fair!  During the Science Fair you will be able to:
    • Take part in the many different Science activities that each classroom will have available.  There will be exciting and enriching activities for Infants through K-Prep!
    • Learn more about our Science Rocks curriculum and designated Science Lab, including STEM focused activities and GardenWorks enrichment program 
    • View documentation of the various science activities highlighting the Science Rocks learning experiences the children have explored in the classroom.
    Click on the Read More to access activities and ideas to encourage scientific curiosity at home.
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  • Earth Day Virtual Art Showcase

    Share your kids' recycling projects with us!

    Earth Day is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of keeping our planet healthy and clean. How will your family make a difference?

    Put your creative caps on and join our Virtual Art Showcase! Instead of tossing recyclable materials, re-use them. Gather recycled materials ranging from used bottles, old clothing, cardboard or anything else you can think of and get busy creating. One lucky winner (at random) will receive an Earth Day Children's Gift Pack, featuring books, seeds to experiment with plants at home and more.

    The last day to submit a photo of your artwork is on Sunday, May 3rd


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  • 5 Reasons to Visit Us

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    #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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