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From the Bay Bridge: Take the I-80E/I-580 E ramp and keep left at the fork to continue and merge onto I-80W. Take exit 434A to merge onto US101N/Mission Street toward the Golden Gate Bridge. Turn left on South Van Ness Avenue and almost 1 mile later, turn left onto Geary Boulevard. Shortly thereafter, take your first right onto Franklin Street, followed by a left onto California Street. Our school is attached to Temple Sherith Israel which sits at the corner of Webster and California Streets. On Public Transportation: Take Muni Bus lines #1 to Sacramento Street, #22 to Fillmore and Sacramento, and #24 to Washington and Webster.

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Our Kindergarten Program

Comprehensive curriculum preparing children for school success

Our center develops expectations and practices in concert with our state curriculum standards so children make an easy transition into the local school system. At the same time, our curriculum builds off the child’s knowledge base and skills, learning style, and interests. There is a clear emphasis on the development of strong language, math, and science skills. Important “school skills” of listening carefully, following through on a sequence of tasks, and working cooperatively are reinforced.

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Bright Horizons has created a wonderful environment for our children to grow and thrive. I am grateful knowing that my son is developing in a safe, healthy, and happy place surrounded by an outstanding staff. Your positive attitude and ability to connect with the kids makes every day better."

Our Curriculum Components

The building blocks to balanced education.

  • Language Works Connecting spoken words to written words, enjoying books independently, retelling stories, writing letters and numbers, indentifying some words on sight.
  • Math Counts Beginning to use standard measurements, beginning addition.
  • Science Rocks Exploring the world in more depth using tools such as magnifying glasses and microscopes, recording observations in science journals.
  • ArtSmart Studying great artists, engaging in collage and three-dimensional artwork, exploring dance, music, and dramatic arts
  • Our World Practicing empathy and compassion towards others, cultural exploration through children’s literature.
  • Well Aware Continuing focus on healthy activity and eating, taking responsibility for own health, beginning to study how our bodies are cared for.

Learning at Home

Homemade Butter

You Will Need:

Whipping cream, small jar (baby food size works best)

Directions:

Pour a small amount of cream into a jar. Seal tightly. Have your child shake the jar while you supervise. After several minutes of serious shaking, a clump of butter should form. Pour off the liquid (whey) and chill the butter.

Tip:

The more cream you add, the longer and harder you need to shake. You may need to help young children by starting the shaking. Older children may want to mold the butter into shapes. This can be done by spreading the butter on wax paper and then freezing or getting it very cold. Your child can then cut it with a cookie cutter or press a decoration into it.


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