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Welcome to Bright Horizons at Western Springs

A child care and preschool where children can learn, discover and grow.

Welcome to Bright Horizons at Western Springs, we recognize how important beginnings are in each child's development, and to each family. We provide a safe, nurturing and engaging environment where your child can learn and develop to their full potential. Explore our Facebook page to learn more!

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Huge thank you to Daly and to every teacher in Toddler 1. We appreciate everything each and every one of you do for Isaiah. He has learned so much from all of you."

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Full- and part-time early education and preschool, Drop-in / emergency-care, School holiday - vacation care, Before- or after-school care, School-age summer camp

Featured Parent Webinar

Quality Early Education: Choosing What's Best for Your Child


We talk to education experts from the National Association for the Education for Young Children (NAEYC) to get insider tips on what to look for in a quality early childhood education program. You’ll hear how NAEYC sets standards and how to select the option best suited to your child’s unique needs.

Bright Horizons Parent Community

Helping dad when mom goes back to workThe Bright Horizons Parent Community is a great place for parents and educators to share ideas, get perspectives and ask questions. Looking for info on potty training your toddler or how to get your preschooler started with chores? This is the place for you.

Bright Spaces Help Children in Crisis

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenBright Spaces - special places for children in homeless and domestic violence shelters and other agencies - help children experiencing trauma. Bright Horizons teachers and employees help create Bright Spaces, support them through volunteering, and make a difference across hundreds of communities and serve thousands of children each year. To learn more, including how you could be involved, visit Making Connections Through Bright Spaces, a digital magazine celebrating the impact our programs make in people's lives.

Meals

Healthy snacks, breakfast, and lunch using whole grains and fresh fruits & vegetables provided daily

Get involved in our Enrichment Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

  • ArtSmart in our Art Studio: Infant - Kindergarten
  • Music Appreciation with our certified Music Teacher: Infant - Kindergarten
  • Spanish:  Language and culture program which focuses on developing auditory, visual, and verbal skills using fun hands on activities for ages Young Preschool (two's)- Kindergarten
  • STEM Lab and Media Center with SMART Board
  • Movement Matters: Structured physical fitness classes and yoga in our indoor active playspace:  2's - Kindergarten 
  • Handwriting Without Tears: Preschool - Kindergarten 
  • Everyday Math: Preschool - Kindergarten
  • Growing Readers: Infant - Kindergarten 
  • Fine Dining:  Preschool - Kindergarten

From our Photo Albums

See what we've been up to!


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    Oak Tree Planting! 9/5/2017
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