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Travel north on rt 40, turn left at lights onto Alta Rd. Bright Horizons @ Little Friends is the long blue building about an 1/8th of mile down on right side. Travel south on Allen Rd,turn right onto Alta rd, at the stop sign turn right. Bright Horizons @ Little Friends is the long blue building about 1/2 mile down on your left side.

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  • What Peoria Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Ms. Tanna is very nice and patient. We love her."

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  • A Great Place For Babies and the Growing World of Toddlers

    Immediate Openings

    At Bright Horizons, we consider it a privilege to partner with you in fostering your child's development.  From the very first moment in our program you and your child will be assigned a primary caregiver, who will be responsible for your child's prime times; those critical one-to-one moments of caring, play, and communication. At Bright Horizons, you'll find a warm, welcoming environment for your child to grow and thrive, and for you to feel relaxed and at ease.  Stop in at any time.  Visit with your child and be certain that your family is valued and respected.  Every day is a new adventure, and you can be sure we'll share all the joys and struggles along the way.  Most important, at Bright Horizons, you can be confident your child will always be safe, cared for and well loved. 
  • Parent Teacher Partnerships: The Keys to Successful Collaboration

    A Family Matters parenting webinar.

    Creating optimal parent teacher partnerships takes skill and know-how; you need to understand the goals, your responsibilities, and the line between advocating and over-involvement. Watch this webinar to hear from Bright Horizons education experts Ruth and Melanie about getting the best out of the relationships with your children’s teachers.

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  • 5 Reasons to Visit Us

    Contact us to schedule a visit.

    #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.


  • 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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