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Directions to BH at Waltham 176 Second Avenue Waltham, MA 02451 (use "2nd" on GPS) 781-899-0516 From I-95/128S Take Exit 27B (Winter St Exit) Get into the middle lane for Second Ave Do U-Turn in front of Embassy Suites Hotel Turn RIGHT onto Second Ave/Bear Hill Rd You will pass Costco on your right, Coca-Cola on your left We are the 3rd driveway on the left immediately after Boston IVF
From I-95/128N Take Exit 27B (Winter St Exit) The exit is long - make sure to follow signs for WINTER ST Bare right off the exit ramp You will come to an intersection (traffic light) You will see the Westin Hotel across the intersection. Turn RIGHT down the hill at the traffic light Stay in the middle lane for Second Ave Do U-Turn in front of Embassy Suite Hotel Turn RIGHT onto Second Ave/Bear Hill Rd You will pass Costco on your right Coca-Cola on your left We are the 3rd driveway on the left immediately after Boston IVF

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  • What Waltham Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Miss Jenn has been wonderful as a teacher and we miss her while she is on maternity leave! She makes such an effort to know all the children individually and work with their strengths and weaknesses to help them excel. And, she always makes learning fun and is infinitely enthusiastic which keeps Carter engaged and exciting to learn. Thank you for everything you do! We are lucky to have you!"

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    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.

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  • What Makes Us a Unique Place to Learn?

    Our great spaces for learning and play!

    As a NAEYC-accredited center, Bright Horizons at Waltham is dedicated to your child’s success. 

    Our teachers (many who’ve proudly been with us for years!) delight in your child’s achievements, cheering milestones in our classrooms, Art Studio, Movement Matters Zone, and more.

    Plus, our three, age-appropriate outdoor playgrounds are all designed to foster children’s love of open-air learning, and to extend your child’s educational opportunities outside of the classroom.

    Take a tour of all of our great indoor and outdoor learning environments.


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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.

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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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