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Our center is located in the George W Dunne Cook County Office Building, on the corner of Washington and Dearborn. We are located across the street on the south side of Daley Plaza. We are on the first floor, Dearborn side next to Citibank.

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  • What Chicago Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Theodore had a difficult time when he first joined Bright Horizons. He kept crying for many months. Ms. Tameakah and Ruth are both very patient and spent a lot of time to make him feel safe and fun at school. Nadia is like a big sister to Theodore. Sincere appreciation!"

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    Parenting Resources for Your Growing Family

    Written by early childhood education experts, e-family news is a free weekly email providing advice, strategies, tips, resources, and news about current parenting issues you may be facing. From making the most of your baby’s first year to potty training your toddler, and from helping your preschooler make friends to fitness and recipes for the whole family - we can help.

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  • Celebrating 30 Years of Learning!

    Bright Horizons is proud to celebrate 30 years as the early educator and partner of choice for families around the world.

    We look forward to supporting the next generation of parents and children, and continue to cheer the big steps made by the early learners at all of our centers. Because the most exciting milestones are the ones we get to celebrate with parents and children every day.


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  • Join us for Summer Camp!!!

    Is your child ready for a summer of adventure?

    Join us for our preschool camp program. We will maintain our teaching techniques and environment for learning, but add in a few special changes just for the fun and carefree summer time.  Summer Adventure Areas will include:

    Animal Tales: What child is not fascinated by animals?  Learning about wildlife helps children understand the balance in our ecosystem.

    Express Yourself: The arts provide unlimited ways for children to express their individual personalities.

    Around the World: The world is a mighty big place; help kids get to know it.

    The Great Outdoors: Summer gives us time to connect children with nature.

    Fun and Fitness: Outdoor time; extra daylight, warm temps…summer makes it easy to live healthy, to be active, and eat well.

    Science Lab: Children are natural Scientists.

    For more information on the summer fun we have planned for your child, please contact us at 
    312-603-8585 / cook@brighthorizons.com


  • 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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