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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 for the care and compassion you show to baby Isaac and the others. It's always a comfort to know we're leaving our babies in good hands. Thanks for your flexibility as I returned to work part time and with a changing schedule. You all are such blessings to the families you serve!"

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  • Bright Horizons Radio on Pandora

    Music the Whole Family Will Love!

    Music encourages rhythm, motor skills, and self-expression. It also teaches social skills, sounds, and language – important abilities that will help children make friends and face challenges when they enter school. 

    Bright Horizons Radio on Pandora® makes it easy to put music into your child’s world. Our station gives you access to family-friendly music from today’s popular artists that you can feel great about…and that everyone will enjoy.

    Looking to turn that music into learning? Strike a chord with Family Tambourine Making.

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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. 

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  • Immediate Openings

    Infants and Toddlers

    We recognize the importance of these early years and our Great Places for Babies and Growing World of Toddlers programs provide a homelike environment with warm nurturing caregivers.

    Guided by our World at Their Fingertips curriculum, your child will learn, explore, and get the individualized attention they need to help them grow and thrive today and lay the foundation for exciting stages ahead!

  • 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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