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*From Interstate 315South take the North Broadway exit (follow Hospital sign). Stay straight through light to go onto Thomas Lane. Turn left when you see the Riverside Children's sign and stay right to pull up to card reader gate. Push the intercom button to initiate entrance, we will release the gate. Park in our lot and come to the front door. Ring door bell and we will release the door.

*From Interstate 315N take the Olentangy River Rd exit toward North Broadway. Keep R at fork to continue towards N Broadway. Turn L on Olentangy River Rd.
Turn L onto Thomas Lane.
Turn Left when you see the Riverside Children's Center sign, and turn right at the gate. Ring the intercom and we will release the gate for your entrance. Park in our lot and ring the doorbell at the front door. We will release the door for your entrance.

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  • Celebrating Our Employees

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    "Ever since the first day I walked into Bright Horizons, I have always felt very comfortable that my son would be well taken care of. I thank you all for your caring hearts, teaching right from wrong, and playing a big part in the development of the amazing boy that my son has become."

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  • May 2017 Family newsletter

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    With spring showers, comes May flowers & Teacher Appreciation, & graduations & transitions (for some children).
    We are excited for our annual Teacher Appreciation Website which will be up the entire month of May. Please visit http://appreciation.brighthorizons.com & leave a note of to your child’s teacher; past &present! We will then print these & present them to the teachers as a token of thanks! We appreciate you taking the time to do this. 
    Transitions will be happening the week of May 29, after the long Memorial Day weekend. If your child is not transitioning, you will see new faces in your child’s room! It will be a busy week! If you have any questions about transitions, please let us know. 
    K Prep families, mark your calendars! Graduation will be on Fri, May 26 in the MMZ! Be on the lookout for more info to come!
    I will be traveling on May 16-18 to our home office in Watertown, MA. Lindsay will be here if you should need anything. Thank you for all you do to support our center each and every day! 
  • What Makes Us a Unique Place to Learn?

    We're proud of our intergenerational partnership program with Ohio Health!

    Every two months our Kindergarten Prep classes partner up with our senior friends at Ohio Health. Our Movement Matters Zone provides easy access for those needing wheel chair assistance or other assistance while we work on activities together. After our learning time, we all sit down together to enjoy a family style lunch.

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    #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.

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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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