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Directions From Interstate 95 To Bright Horizons at Prides Crossing Take Exit 3 toward Newark, Delaware to Route 273. When you come off the exit, you will see a Shell gas station on the right and Holiday Inn Hotel on the left. ? Proceed straight on this road, Route 273, through 2 traffic lights. ? Bear to the right after the second light onto Cedarwood Road. Continue past medical center on right. ? Merge right onto Route 4. ? Move to left lane. You will pass under a pedestrian walkway that goes over the road. ? At the first light, turn left. ? There will be a parking garage on the left and the Allandale Apartment complex on the right at this intersection. You will see a Bank of America sign on the corner across from you. This is the parking lot for our center. ? After turning left, turn right into the parking lot of our center. The parking lot is surrounded by a gray block and black metal fence. You will see a statue of a mother bear with her cub as you enter.

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  • What Newark Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Thank you, Miss Betty, for all your patience and caring for Mackie. You always have a smile on your face and that is not only wonderful for the kids to see, but it is also great for the parents! Thank you!"

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  • Art Studio

    The World is but a Canvas to our Imagination

    Bright Horizons recognizes that art projects presented in a developmentally appropriate and collaborative manner have a positive impact on problem solving, decision making, planning, language, cognitive, and fine motor development of children.

    At Bright Horizons at Prides Crossing we provide every child with the experience to work hands on with 
    our skilled Art Studio teacher and a variety of materials, including natural items, to introduce new art experiences.

    Visit our center to learn  what our artists are creating! 

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  • Music Your Whole Family Will Love!

    Bright Horizons Radio on Pandora

    Music positively impacts child development – but finding great children’s music can be a challenge. Tune in to Bright Horizons® Radio on Pandora® to hear popular artists play songs your kids will love, and be sure to explore our variety of NEW at-home music activities, too.

    Kitchen Band: Fun with Pots and Pans
    Suitable for: Infants and Toddlers

    Recycled Materials Family Band
    Suitable for: Preschool

    Drawing to the Sensations of Music
    Suitable for: School-age Children

    Launch the Station
  • STEM Enrichment Program

    Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Learning

    STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) learning begins in our Preschool program and continues through Kindergarten Prep.  

    Our teachers create learning opportunities and experiences that spark creativity and critical thinking in our on-site STEM lab.

    STEM at Bright Horizons:
    • Part of our Math Counts, Science Rocks, and Technology curriculum components
    • Activities are often open-ended, free choice, and incorporate at least two of the four subject areas
    • Children use hands-on, developmentally appropriate materials.
    Visit us to learn more about how we incorporate STEM learning into our daily curriculum planning!  


  • 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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