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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

    "Thank you so much for your care and attention towards my daughter, Sriansha A. She really enjoys your company and is eagerly waiting to see the little baby. I really appreciate your attention to details and the way you disciple her. Thanks and hope to continue the same. Sarita Kuppili (Mom)"

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  • When School Is Out, Camp Is In...ALL SUMMER LONG!!

    Now Enrolling in Preschool, K-Prep, and School Age!

    It’s hard to believe, but Summer Camp planning has begun at Little Friends Early Education and Preschool!  Our camp counselors have been busy planning fun, educational activities, inspirational visitors and exciting field trips.  This is a summer camp your child won’t want to miss!  Click Read More to fill out our School Age Registration form and see what fun activities we have planned.  If you would like to enroll in our Preschool or School Age Summer Camp and are not a current family, please feel free to call or e-mail to set up a time to visit us!  If you enroll before March 1st, receive $20 off your activity fee.  Feel free to e-mail, call or stop by with any questions!


    (309) 243-9000

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  • What Makes Us a Unique Place to Learn?

    Our great spaces for learning and play!

    Stop by to see our Art Studio space where infants through Pre-K classes work with our dedicated art teacher to create arts & mixed media projects every week.

    Or visit our brand new state of the art Science Lab when toddlers through Pre-K classes explore STEM experiments!

    Finally, take a look at our Movement Matters Zone where we have fun moving our bodies doing yoga and dance. There’s great spaces for all of our students to enjoy. 

    Want to see what we’re learning about today?

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  • Join Us for an Open House

    4/24/2017 - 4/28/2017

    Come explore our classrooms and curriculum!

    Are you looking for the perfect fit for your child’s early education? Join us for our open house to discover our world-class curriculum, meet our engaging teachers, and explore our bright, inviting classrooms. We’ll see you there!

    Experience Bright Horizons® for yourself -- no RSVP necessary.

  • 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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