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From I-95 North / South - Take exit 15 to merge onto US-7 N toward Norwalk/Danbury Turn right onto Grist Mill Rd Turn left onto US-7 N/Main Ave Continue to follow US-7 N ? you will pass Walmart, Outback Steakhouse, Radio Shack, and the Mobil Station on your right. Turn left onto CT-33 N/US-7 N/Danbury Rd/Westport Rd Continue to follow CT-33 N/US-7 N/Danbury Rd ? you will pass Orem's Diner on your left. Turn left onto CT-106 S/Wolfpit Rd Take the 2nd right onto Horseshoe Rd Continue onto River Rd ? you will pass Gap, and then the Stop & Shop plaza on your left Turn left onto Godfrey Place. Bright Horizons at Wilton will be on the left.

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Our School-Age Program

Guiding children to experience their world and pursue their interests

Our school-age programs include before- and after-school care, back-up care for school holidays and school closing days, and summer day camp. We provide school-age children with the opportunity to live, learn and socialize in a relaxed setting outside of school.

We offer a wealth of enrichment activities that engage the interests of school-age children. You may find school-age children creating a magazine or a video, playing chess or shooting hoops, tutoring each other or forming a club. Teachers are there alongside, facilitating, guiding and understanding that learning does not have to take on the tone and texture of a school day but rather be filled with fun.

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"We could not be happier with the quality care that these teachers provide to our daughter. She is so happy when we drop her off and pick her up - we know she loves spending time with them. It makes being a working parent a lot easier to know that such she is in such great, caring hands!"

Our Curriculum Components

The building blocks to balanced education.

  • Language Works Tackling homework assignments, reading chapter books, engaging in long conversations with teachers and peers.
  • Math Counts Measuring weight, length, and volume, using math to solve problems.
  • Science Rocks Investigating forces of nature, developing hypotheses and conclusions, using computers, magazines, and books to explore the world.
  • ArtSmart Studying great artists, individual exploration of performance arts including dance, singing, musical instruments, and drama.
  • Our World Exploring diverse cultures, showing interest in finding solutions to issues of discrimination and injustice, becoming involved in service projects.
  • Well Aware Taking responsibility for a healthy lifestyle through regular exercise and healthy eating, participating in extracurricular activities including team sports and dance.

Learning at Home

Pumpkin exploration and making Pumpkin seeds!

You Will Need:

1 pumpkin, cooking spray, salt or cinnamon, kitchen knife, baking sheet, nonstick cooking spray, paper towel, spatula

Directions:

First, cut the pumpkin in half and encourage your child to explore its insides After he is finished playing with the pumpkin, have him help separate the seeds so you can roast them together.

Pumpkin Seeds Roasting
Step 1: Separate the seeds from the pumpkin guts. Rinse the seeds just until they are free of any stringy pumpkin matter.

Step 2: Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 3: Put the seeds on a paper towel and let them dry for a few minutes.

Step 4: Spray a baking sheet with butter-flavored nonstick cooking spray. Put the seeds on the baking sheet in a single layer, turning to coat lightly with the spray. Sprinkle the seeds lightly with salt or cinnamon, if desired.

Step 5: Put the baking sheet in the oven. Cook the seeds for 10 to 20 minutes, or until brown and slightly crisp, turning once in the middle of cooking. Allow the seeds to set out to cool down before you and your child taste them.

Tip:

Infants and toddlers should not eat the seeds – they’re a choking hazard. They can still explore and paint the pumpkin, though.


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