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From the Ben Franklin Parkway take 20 Street to Pennsylvania Avenue. Van Collin Field is on the right. Turn right onto Pennsylvania Avenue which turns into Hamilton Street. There is a Best Western on the left. Continue through intersection to 21st Street. There is a WAWA on corner. Make right onto 21st Street and look for Bright Horizons sign on left. We are directly next to the 9th District police department.

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  • What Philadelphia Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Riagan always appreciates you. She loves that you make her laugh and she is always singing the songs that you teach her in school. Thank you for being a great teacher to her!"

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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!

    Nestled within the Art Museum and Fairmount areas and neighboring a police station, Bright Horizons at Philadelphia is conveniently located and easily accessible by commuting parents.

    Our rooftop deck with gardening and water play spaces allows children to explore and discover in a safe, open-air environment, while our close proximity to community parks means we can extend their learning beyond the center.

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


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  • 5 Reasons to Visit Us

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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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